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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of flowers has the narrator in Chapter 8 put in oak barrels?
2. In Chapter 8, who is allowed to hear the conversation between mother and child about the world?
(c) Only the child.
3. In Chapter 10 when the officer awakened after seeing a woman in the road, how long had he been unconscious?
(a) 1 hour.
(b) 2 hours.
(c) 45 minutes.
(d) 30 minutes.
4. At the beginning of Chapter 11, what time is it?
(a) Not even 5.
(b) After 6.
5. In Chapter 11, where does Miss Giau live?
(b) Baton Rouge.
(c) Lake Charles.
(d) New Orleans.
6. In Chapter 12, how large is the lot on which the narrator’s house is built?
(a) 1 1/2 acres.
(b) 1 acre.
(c) ¾ acre.
(d) 1/2 acre.
7. Who is the narrator going to see in Chapter 10?
8. In Chapter 12, what type of grass grows in the narrator’s yard?
(a) St. Augustine.
9. In Vietnam, when do mothers begin counseling their children in the matters of the world?
(a) In the womb.
(b) Age 16.
(c) Age 10.
(d) Age 5.
10. In Chapter 12, what color is the leather of the shoe that used to belong to a famous person?
11. In Chapter 9 when the narrator remembers stopping to rest, how old does he say his lieutenant was?
12. In Chapter 13, how old were the narrator and Thuy when they last ran in the white foam of the breakers on the beach?
13. In Chapter 8, when did the narrator meet her Vietnamese love?
(a) Temple Festival.
(b) Mid-winter Festival.
(c) Mountain Festival.
(d) Mid-Autumn Festival.
14. What is the name of the apartment complex that refugees were put into in Chapter 12?
(b) Maison Bleu.
(d) Maison Blanc.
15. In Chapter 9, what type of dwelling did the narrator’s son and the boy’s mother live?
(a) Thatched house.
(b) High-rise apartment.
(c) Small house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did the couple that made the deal before the sisters win?
2. In Chapter 14, what types of flowers grow around the pool at the hotel?
3. What color ao dai did the woman wear that the officer saw in the middle of the road in Chapter 10?
4. In Chapter 13, how old does the narrator say that she and Thuy were when they met Ly for the first time?
5. In Puerto Vallarta, what colors are painted on the airport building?
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