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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of Chinaski's second friend in "Practice"?
2. Chinaski likes the editor in one of the poems even though she is which of the following?
3. In "The Blade," where does Chinaski work?
(c) Post ofice.
4. Chinaski claims to say nothing to cops and what other type of person?
(a) Angry women.
(b) Cowardly men.
(d) Failed writers.
5. In "About the PEN Conference," the author states that a writer without his typewriter is just a _________.
6. Where does the pretty girl live in "Late Late Late Poem"?
7. In "The Shrinking Island," Chinaski's wife tells him not to step on_________.
(a) A spill.
(b) The cat.
(c) A creaky floor.
(d) The rug.
8. In "Fractional Note," what is happening to hope?
(a) It is unappealing.
(b) It is diminished.
(c) It is abundant.
(d) It is lost forever.
9. Whom does Chinaski drink with in "I Thought the Stuff Tasted Worse than Usual"?
10. What is "An Ordinary Poem" about?
(a) Things he has felt anger toward.
(b) A war.
(c) Things he cares about.
(d) Things he does not like.
11. Which of the following is most evident in "I Thought the Stuff Tasted Worse than Usual"?
(d) Gallows humor.
12. In "Let 'Em Go," Chinaski says he is tired of __________.
(a) Dating a woman.
13. In "Hard Times," how many familiar men does Chinaski run into?
14. Chinaski describes Paris as a lovely city full of _______________.
(c) Intelligent people.
15. Who is Philip Lamantia?
(a) A model.
(b) A writer.
(c) An actor.
(d) A poet.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Chinaski imagine himself in "Me and My Buddy"?
2. Chinaski believes that the hopes and joys of life are inevitably lost due to _________.
3. What animal does Chinaski watch with a friend in "Concrete"?
4. In "From an Old Dog in his Cups," what relationship is explored?
5. "Love Poem to a Stripper" is dedicated to a woman that Chinaski saw in which year?
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