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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How did the show end up off the air?
(a) Serling had it pulled from the air.
(b) CBS sold it to ABC.
(c) CBS inserted a new show into "The Twilight Zone" time slot.
(d) CBS cancelled it.
2. Corrigan is drugged, and by the time he wakes, what has happened?
(a) His parents have been married.
(b) He has been born.
(c) Lincoln has died.
(d) Washington's inauguration is over.
3. When Mr. Dingle decides to perform for a live television audience, what happens?
(a) The audience fears him.
(b) He becomes very popular.
(c) His additional strength is taken away.
(d) He destroys the set.
4. Serling noted that one begins to borrow from whom?
(c) The executives.
5. How does Charley feel when he sees a beautiful mechanical doll seated at a miniature harpsichord playing Mozart's Piano Sonata in A Major?
6. What was unfortunate about "Once Upon A Time?"
(a) The actors were not up to par.
(b) The material was not up to par.
(c) The editing was not up to par.
(d) Houghton was not up to par.
7. With whom was Houghton thrilled to work?
(a) Alex Keaton.
(b) Michael Keaton.
(c) Buster Brown.
(d) Buster Keaton.
8. What had CBS inadvertently changed?
(a) The title.
(b) The plots.
(c) The purpose.
(d) The writer.
9. By the beginning of the third season, what was happening to Rod Serling?
(a) He was suffering from fatigue.
(b) He no longer liked his production team.
(c) He was tired of writing scripts.
(d) He did not want to work in the television industry.
10. When the doctor and Charley's family arrive at the museum, what do they find?
(a) Three miniature figures in the dollhouse.
(b) No miniature figures in the dollhouse.
(c) One minitiature figure in the dollhouse.
(d) Two miniature figures in the dollhouse.
11. The story revolves around winning and losing and being careful what you wish for because __________________.
(a) You will not get it.
(b) You might not get it.
(c) You might get it.
(d) You will get it.
12. "Miniature" was written by whom?
(a) Charles Beaumont.
(b) Buck Houghton.
(c) Rod Serling.
(d) Bob Serling.
13. The story was written by Montgomery Pittman, who had previously directed what?
(a) Will the Real Martian Please Sit Down?
(b) Will the Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?
(c) Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up?
(d) WIll the Real Martian Please Come See Me?
14. The show's new length made production much ___________________.
(a) More exciting.
(c) More difficult.
(d) Less difficult.
15. The first show of the second season was what?
(a) "The Lonely."
(d) "King Nine Will Not Return."
Short Answer Questions
1. Suddenly, Serling was faced with what?
2. How is this show about the B-52 bomber similar to previous shows?
3. Was "Miniature" much like "The Thirteenth Mannequin?"
4. At the end of the fourth season, what did CBS decide to do, regarding "Twilight Zone?"
5. At what is "Mr. Dingle, The Strong" an attempt?
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