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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following is most evident in "I Thought the Stuff Tasted Worse than Usual"?
(a) Hyperbole.
(b) Sarcasm.
(c) Irony.
(d) Gallows humor.

2. Chinaski says that Mexican girls in "Longshot" are often doing which of the following?
(a) Doing paperwork.
(b) Sweeping and mopping.
(c) Tending to bedding.
(d) Yelling.

3. Chinaski describes Paris as a lovely city full of _______________.
(a) Intelligent people.
(b) Cowards.
(c) Lovers.
(d) Animals.

4. Who is Philip Lamantia?
(a) An actor.
(b) A poet.
(c) A writer.
(d) A model.

5. Whom does Chinaski meet in "A Tragic Meeting"?
(a) Julio.
(b) Jojo.
(c) Judy.
(d) Julia.

6. In "Their Night," Chinaski connects his distaste for the Lost Generation to __________.
(a) Secularism.
(b) Populism.
(c) Bigotry.
(d) Racism.

7. In which of the following poems does Chinaski not focus on the hidden horrors of life?
(a) "The Blade."
(b) "The Lady in the Castle."
(c) "The Boil."
(d) "Not Listed."

8. In "I Thought the Stuff Tasted Worse than Usual," Chinaski smells like ____________.
(a) Gasoline.
(b) French bread.
(c) Cologne.
(d) Animals.

9. Chinaski claims to say nothing to cops and what other type of person?
(a) Angry women.
(b) Children.
(c) Failed writers.
(d) Cowardly men.

10. What is the name of the second girl in "Those Girls We Followed Home"?
(a) Lois.
(b) Suzanne.
(c) Laurent.
(d) Louise.

11. In "Concrete," who invites Chinaski to his house?
(a) A poet.
(b) A hairstylist.
(c) A teacher.
(d) A painter.

12. What bug makes an appearance in "A Tragic Meeting"?
(a) Boll weevil.
(b) Bee.
(c) Tick.
(d) Flea.

13. What is one of Chinaski's friends named in "Song"?
(a) James.
(b) Julio.
(c) Janice.
(d) Jordan.

14. During which event does "It's Funny, Isn't It? #1" take place?
(a) A birthday party.
(b) A school dance.
(c) A wedding.
(d) A concert.

15. Chinaski consoles himself that many men become which of the following over time?
(a) Smarter.
(b) Unhealthier.
(c) Saner.
(d) Crazier.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Chinaski think that many women go to bed with him in "Working"?

2. In "Seize the Day," what makes the grotesque man popular?

3. What is the name of Chinaski's second friend in "Practice"?

4. In "The Blade," where does Chinaski work?

5. Which item is a better companion than any women Chinaski can imagine?

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