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by Henry Miller

Tropic of Capricorn Quiz 1

1. "Once you have _______, everything follows with dead certainty..."

  • killed yourself
  • slit your throat
  • found the cure
  • given up the ghost

2. Grover

  • Walter
  • Wasserman
  • Watrous
  • Hamilton

3. Roy

  • Harper
  • Harrington
  • Hyman
  • Hamilton

4. What does Miller call the company in which he works as a makeshift employment manager?

  • Acme
  • the Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company of North America
  • the Company of Hell
  • the Cosmopolitan Telegraph Company

5. In what year was Tropic of Capricorn published in Paris?

  • 1905
  • 1934
  • 1938
  • 1941

6. Where did Miller grow up?

  • Mexico
  • Arizona
  • Paris
  • Brooklyn

7. Who is the general manager of the company?

  • Mr. O'Rourke
  • Mr. Roth
  • Mr. Watkins
  • Mr. Clancy

8. Who is the company's detective?

  • O'Rourke
  • Mr. Clancy
  • Hymie
  • MacGregor

9. Miller has sex with _____

  • Pauline Janowski
  • Valeska
  • Mrs. Costello
  • all of the above

10. Pauline Janowski loves which writer?

  • Proust
  • Hugo
  • Stendhal
  • Balzac

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