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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Catherine has studied which language?
2. What did Ralph tell Antonio about his mother?
(a) She drowned.
(b) She died in a fire.
(c) She moved back to Italy.
(d) She broke her neck in a fall.
3. What did Ralph's mother do to show him how much hell can hurt?
(a) Stuck a needle through his hand.
(b) Made him stand shoeless in the snow for an hour.
(c) Burned him with a candle.
(d) Refused to feed him for two days.
4. What is the hotel where Catherine stays in St. Louis?
(a) Riverboat Queen.
(b) Planter's Hotel.
(c) The Embassy.
(d) The James Hotel.
5. What does Catherine like about St. Louis?
(a) The scenery.
(b) The cuisine.
(c) The architecture.
(d) The excitement.
6. What does Catherine constantly imagine herself doing?
7. What does Antonio say is his mother's name?
8. In what state does the novel take place?
9. What does Ralph tell Catherine before he collapses in the carriage?
(a) He is sorry for upsetting her.
(b) He is thankful she is with him.
(c) The doctor has an office in town.
(d) The horses know the way home.
10. The photograph sent to Ralph from his new bride shows a woman who appears to be ____________________.
(a) Quite plain.
(b) Very voluptuous.
(c) Stunningly beautiful.
(d) Sweetly pleasant.
11. Where have detectives found Antonio after he has been gone for years?
(b) St. Louis.
12. What did Ralph do after college?
(a) Returned home.
(b) Got married.
(c) Studied law.
(d) Toured Europe.
13. What does Catherine notice as she and Ralph drive toward his house?
(a) The destruction.
(b) The beautiful trees.
(c) The children playing.
(d) The isolation.
14. What does Catherine do on New Year's Day?
(a) Sleeps until noon.
(b) Boards a train to St. Louis.
(c) Hosts a brunch.
(d) Polishes the silver.
15. Where are Ralph and Catherine married?
(a) In a church.
(b) In a meadow.
(c) At the courthouse.
(d) At Ralph's house.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old was Emilia when Ralph met her?
2. Why did Ralph's father send him a large amount of money in Italy?
3. Why do the private investigators advise Catherine to not pursue Antonio any longer?
4. Who is Catherine?
5. What does Catherine do with her expensive clothing?
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