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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. How long does Catherine stay in bed and cry after she realizes that Alice can't be saved?
(a) One month.
(b) A few days.
(c) Two days.
(d) One week.
2. Who arrives at the Truitt house one night?
3. How does Violet die?
(a) She drowns.
(b) She is thrown from her horse.
(c) She is shot.
(d) She hangs herself.
4. How does Antonio break up with Violet?
(a) He sends a letter.
(b) He sends a note with a bouquet.
(c) He takes her to dinner.
(d) He just moves away.
5. How does Ralph know that the arsenic poisoning in his body is getting worse?
(a) He is blind.
(b) He loses his hearing.
(c) He can't taste anything.
(d) He is cold all the time.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Catherine and Alice live when they leave Philadelphia?
2. What does Antonio threaten to do if Catherine will not kill Ralph?
3. Ralph suggests that Antonio go to ___________________ to play.
4. Where did Emilia go after she left Ralph all those years ago?
5. What does Ralph admit to Catherine one night?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who is Violet Alverson and how does Antonio cavalierly destroy her?
2. When does Truitt realize he is being poisoned and what does he do about it?
3. What had been Truitt's experience with arsenic when he was a younger man?
4. How long does Catherine wait before going to see Antonio and why does she write to Truitt about her upcoming visit?
5. What image does Catherine see float down toward Alice and what does Catherine realize about her own life from this point on?
6. How can the phrase, "Such things happened" be interpreted as it relates to Alice's dismal life?
7. What does Truitt do regarding his business as his health rapidly deteriorates?
8. Why does Truitt allow Catherine to poison him?
9. Describe how Catherine vacillates on poisoning Truitt and how she makes the decision to stop altogether.
10. What does Antonio threaten to do if Catherine doesn't carry through on her promise to kill Truitt?
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