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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. A major bonus for the producers of the show was what?
(a) Serling was easy to work with.
(b) Many famous writers wanted to work on scripts.
(c) Audience members wanted to be in episodes for free.
(d) Major stars were eager to appear in one of Serling's bizarre tales.
2. Who takes Corrigan into custody?
(a) Mr. Williams.
(b) Mr. Wendell.
(c) Mr. Wellington.
(d) Mr. Wilson.
3. When the doctor and Charley's family arrive at the museum, what do they find?
(a) Two miniature figures in the dollhouse.
(b) No miniature figures in the dollhouse.
(c) One minitiature figure in the dollhouse.
(d) Three miniature figures in the dollhouse.
4. Who has decided to give Mr. Dingle the strength of 300 men?
(a) The Devil.
(c) His mother.
(d) A two-headed Martian.
5. What was sad about "Miniature?"
(a) It was never put into syndication.
(b) It was only put into syndication once.
(c) It was only seen as reruns.
(d) Much of the story had to be removed to fit into the time slot.
6. What lands Charley in an asylum?
(a) He tries to commit suicide.
(b) He tells everyone the doll is real.
(c) He goes crazy and smashes the glass case surrounding the dollhouse.
(d) He runs around outside screaming for the doll.
7. At the beginning of 1962, "The Twilight Zone" had been unable to find what?
(a) A sponsor for the fourth season until the last minute.
(b) New writers for the fourth season.
(c) New actors for the fourth season.
(d) A good time slot for the fourth season.
8. As with many of Serling's tales, "Back There" deals with what?
(a) Unusual characters.
(c) A single character.
(d) Time travel.
9. Did Serling get a break from writing for the show while teaching at Antioch College?
(d) Not at first.
10. The story revolves around winning and losing and being careful what you wish for because __________________.
(a) You might get it.
(b) You will get it.
(c) You will not get it.
(d) You might not get it.
11. How did the show end up off the air?
(a) CBS sold it to ABC.
(b) Serling had it pulled from the air.
(c) CBS cancelled it.
(d) CBS inserted a new show into "The Twilight Zone" time slot.
12. Serling joked that when he heard ____________________ refer to "the twilight zone in diplomacy," the writer knew that the show had arrived.
(a) The Vice President of the United States.
(b) The President of the United States.
(c) The Secretary of State.
(d) The First Lady.
13. "Miniature" is considered to be what?
(a) A very strange and violent story.
(b) A depressing story.
(c) A beautiful love story.
(d) A peculiar and touching love story.
14. The premise of this first story is that a B-25 bomber falls out of the sky to land where?
(a) In Africa.
(b) In India.
(c) In Australia.
(d) In China.
15. Perhaps the most disturbing episode of the second season is what?
(a) Long Distance Call.
(d) The Lonely.
Short Answer Questions
1. About what is "The Thirteenth Mannequin?"
2. For what are the two Venusians looking?
3. The show was finally renewed, but what was changed?
4. How did Houghton and others feel about these changes?
5. Why did this happen to "Miniature?"
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