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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Cecelia stay when she arrives in Los Angeles?
(a) A Hotel.
(b) Henry's apartment.
(c) Bobby's apartment.
(d) Lydia's apartment.
2. When does Mercedes stop giving Henry fellatio in Chapter 73?
(a) Almost immediately.
(b) After he climaxes.
(c) When he asks her to stop.
(d) Right before he climaxes.
3. What is Henry asked to write in Chapter 77?
(a) The foreword to an upcoming edition of Keesing's poetry.
(b) Keesing's eulogy.
(c) A new book of poetry.
4. Who looks straight through Henry in Chapter 83?
(a) Cecelia Keesing.
(b) William Keesing.
(c) William Burroughs.
(d) Lydia Vance.
5. What does Liza do when she returns to Henry's apartment in Chapter 85?
(a) Pack her bags and prepare to leave.
(b) Put on a fashion show.
(c) Clean Henry's apartment.
(d) Sleep with Henry.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Tammie and Henry search for as they walk the streets of New York City?
2. What is Henry worried about in Chapters 58 through 60?
3. Where does Debra live?
4. Why does Cecelia rise early in Chapter 81?
5. Where does Henry give a reading in Chapter 83?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens during Henry's first encounter with Mercedes in Chapter 69?
2. What does Tammie do in Chapter 67, and why does she get angry?
3. Describe Henry's interactions with the prostitutes in Chapter 96.
4. Why does Henry get irritated with Tammie in Chapters 58 and 59?
5. Describe Henry's reading in Chapters 61 through 62.
6. What causes the demise of Henry's relationship with Liza?
7. Where does Henry go in Chapter 93, who does he meet, and what does he do?
8. What does Henry do while he waits to pick Iris up from the airport in Chapter 94?
9. Who is Tessie, and how does she play a role in this novel?
10. What do Henry and Tammie do in Chapter 64, and how does this cause a fight?
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