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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What color is the small bottle that Catherine pays attention to while unpacking?
(a) Amber.
(b) Clear.
(c) Blue.
(d) Green.

2. What name does Antonio go by in St. Louis?
(a) Tony Moretti.
(b) Adam Trask.
(c) Tony Truitt.
(d) Andy Trask.

3. What happens to Catherine in the carriage accident?
(a) Her hat is blown away.
(b) She breaks a leg.
(c) She sprains an ankle.
(d) The hem of her dress is torn.

4. Who tends to Ralph during his illness?
(a) Mr. and Mrs. Larsen.
(b) Catherine and the doctor.
(c) The doctor.
(d) Catherine and Mrs. Larsen.

5. Who are the Pinkerton agents with whom Catherine meets?
(a) Mallory and Fenton.
(b) Malloy and Fewsmith.
(c) Morton and Fisk.
(d) Malloy and Fisk.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following does Catherine NOT recall as she waits for Ralph to get better?

2. What is the hotel where Catherine stays in St. Louis?

3. What does Antonio tell Catherine he has lost when he stops at her table?

4. Why did Ralph's father send him a large amount of money in Italy?

5. Who are the servants at Ralph's house?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the significance of the canary that Catherine purchases?

2. In what way does Ralph and Catherine's relationship begin with a lie?

3. What is Ralph Truitt doing as the novel begins?

4. What does Truitt tell Catherine about his life with Emilia and the house he built for her?

5. What does Truitt's wish to have Antonio back foreshadow for the story?

6. What significance does the loss of Catherine's jewelry serve symbolically and as an element of foreshadowing?

7. What were the circumstances in which Emilia left Truitt?

8. What role does deception play in the relationship between Catherine and Truitt?

9. What do Malloy and Fisk report to Catherine regarding Antonio and to what do they reluctantly agree to do for Catherine?

10. What do the secret garden and the Italian house symbolize?

(see the answer keys)

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