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The Crying of Lot 49 Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Oedipa flees Berkley in Chapter 5 and finds herself on a freeway at rush hour, heading for _________. (from Chapter 5)

2.

Bortz suggests to Oedipa that Tristero might have caused ______ simply in order to issue the Proclamation of the 9th Frimaire, An III, ending the sanctioned postal monopoly. (from Chapter 6)

3.

What does Metzger theorize that the members of Mike Fallopian's group would be opposed to? (from Chapter 3)

4.

According to Stanley Koteks, who are the only ones who can work the Nefastis Machine? (from Chapter 4)

5.

After finding a copy of Plays of Ford, Webster, Tourneur and Wharfinger, Oedipa discovers a note that says "trystero" may be derived from the Italian word "triste." What does this word mean? (from Chapter 5)

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