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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What city did Morrison ask the location of in "Ode to LA"?
(a) Mea She'arim.
(b) Marrakesh.
(c) Lion's Gate.
(d) Ealdwic.

2. What did Morrison say the "bleached sun" was needed for?
(a) TV aftrenoons.
(b) A life forgotten.
(c) A day of dying.
(d) Lunch by the pool.

3. In "he enters stage", who was Morrison looking for?
(a) His manager.
(b) His sister.
(c) His dead friend.
(d) His lover.

4. What did the person being questioned in "What are you doing here?" want from Morison?
(a) Ecstasy.
(b) Love.
(c) Money.
(d) Drugs.

5. What did Morrison hope that "you" went out doing? ("Ode to LA")
(a) Roaring like a lion.
(b) Smiling like a child.
(c) Yelling like the insane.
(d) Screaming like an owl.

6. What did Morrison say that the horned-toads were mavericks of?
(a) A feast for flies.
(b) A crusader for Darwin.
(c) A leap into the beyond.
(d) A yellow spot.

7. What did Morrison say that the man, who died in the pool, never saw?
(a) His true love.
(b) Ghosts.
(c) God.
(d) The Devil.

8. What did Morrison compare savages to in "Ode to LA"?
(a) Monsters of rhythm.
(b) High messengers.
(c) Poetic versers.
(d) Silent singers.

9. Who did Morrison call back in "Ode to LA"?
(a) Static savior.
(b) Crying child.
(c) Missing son.
(d) Brave warrior.

10. What is the prisoner, in "Moment of Freedom", compared to in the poem?
(a) A mole.
(b) A bird.
(c) A lion.
(d) A child.

11. How did Morrison describe the pool that the man died in?
(a) Blue abyss.
(b) Sulfor infested.
(c) Green vanity.
(d) Hot buttered.

12. What, according to Morrison, would it take for songs and poetry to survive?
(a) Memories.
(b) Human beings.
(c) Sound.
(d) Love.

13. Who found the body in the pool?
(a) The band's manager.
(b) The gardener.
(c) The maid.
(d) Morrison.

14. What did Morrison call the man who died in the pool in the stanza after the description of the body being found?
(a) Water-logged liver.
(b) Colorful clown.
(c) Morbid man.
(d) Lucky stiff.

15. From the poem "The Fear", what did rabbits possess?
(a) Black tails.
(b) White wings.
(c) Red eyes.
(d) Yellow bellies.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Morrison when he described the night as a "moonshine night"? (From the poem that began with "Moonshine night")

2. What grade, in school, did Morrison write his first poem?

3. Where were "we" drawn down from? (From the poem that started "In that year")

4. What did Morrison throw away that he kept through high school and college?

5. Who was lost in the frozen woods? ( "Why does my mind circle around you")

(see the answer keys)

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