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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The first show of the second season was what?
(a) "The Lonely."
(b) "King Nine Will Not Return."
2. Who takes Corrigan into custody?
(a) Mr. Wilson.
(b) Mr. Wendell.
(c) Mr. Wellington.
(d) Mr. Williams.
3. How many of the 68 scripts had Rod written?
4. "The Twilight Zone" became a euphemism for what?
(a) Nearly any worrisome situation.
(b) Nearly any funny situation.
(c) Nearly any scary situation.
(d) Nearly any bizarre situation.
5. When Mr. Dingle decides to perform for a live television audience, what happens?
(a) His additional strength is taken away.
(b) He destroys the set.
(c) He becomes very popular.
(d) The audience fears him.
6. The audience was happy to shell out their hard earned money on what?
(a) "Twilight Zone" books.
(b) "Twilight Zone" related products.
(c) "Twilight Zone" toys.
(d) "Twilight Zone" movies.
7. What had CBS inadvertently changed?
(a) The plots.
(b) The writer.
(c) The title.
(d) The purpose.
8. Serling joked that when he heard ____________________ refer to "the twilight zone in diplomacy," the writer knew that the show had arrived.
(a) The President of the United States.
(b) The Secretary of State.
(c) The Vice President of the United States.
(d) The First Lady.
9. When Charley is released from the asylum, where does he go?
(a) To work.
(b) To the park.
(c) To the museum.
(d) To his home.
10. Pittman manages to turn a volatile situation into ________________ tale.
(a) An explosive.
(b) A scary.
(c) A sad.
(d) An optimistic.
11. The premise of this first story is that a B-25 bomber falls out of the sky to land where?
(a) In Australia.
(b) In Africa.
(c) In India.
(d) In China.
12. It became obvious that by the end of the fourth season "Twilight Zone" had begun to do what?
(a) Show its age.
(b) Tire the CBS executives.
(c) Annoy audiences.
(d) Become more popular.
13. Besides being a writer, Serling was called upon to play another role. What role was that?
(a) Casting director.
(b) Giving a plug to the sponsoring company.
(d) Set designer.
14. The show was finally renewed, but what was changed?
(a) The writers.
(b) The actors.
(c) The format.
(d) The type of plots.
15. How had the format been changed again?
(a) From a half hour show back to the hour-long format.
(b) From an hour-long show to a two-hour long mini-series.
(c) From an hour-long show back to the half hour format.
(d) From a half hour show to a two-hour long mini-series.
Short Answer Questions
1. What lands Charley in an asylum?
2. With what does Houghton note that the CBS executives were becoming increasingly concerned?
3. The story was written by Montgomery Pittman, who had previously directed what?
4. The show's creator was working on a screenplay adaptation for what?
5. "Miniature" was written by whom?
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