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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 1-3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In chapter three, Calvin includes an excerpt from an article that Alice writes about her parents. Which of the following statements summarizes the point makes in the excerpt?
(a) Alice leans on her mother.
(b) Alice's mother does not accept the help of others.
(c) Alice looks to her mother for advice on how to be a better parent.
(d) Alice takes care of her mother.
2. What is the headline for Alice's obituary in the Times?
(a) Social Activist, Author and Muse.
(b) Educator, Author and Muse.
(c) Educator, Wife and Mother.
(d) College Instructor, Mother and Wife.
3. At the end of chapter three, Calvin tells a story about Alice in which she makes an annual trip to which of the following locations?
(a) A plant nursery in New Jersey.
(b) Her best friend's grave.
(c) A brownstone in Greenwich Village.
(d) A summer home in Nova Scotia.
4. At the end of chapter three, Calvin describes an event in Alice's life that takes her by surprise. What happens?
(a) Alice is stopped for speeding by a police officer, and receives a ticket.
(b) Alice is stopped for speeding by a police officer and does not receive a ticket.
(c) Alice does not remember how to get home from the plant nursery.
(d) Alice is not asked for her identification at a bar.
5. What is the name of Calvin's youngest daughter?
(c) Isabelle Alice.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Calvin's second poem in chapter three, he likens Alice to which of the following?
2. What reasons does Calvin give for stating that "Alice doesn't look like who she is"?
3. What is the name of the magazine that hosts the party where Calvin first meets Alice?
4. What is the headline in the magazine article in which Alice is featured as a model at the age of thirty-five?
5. What is the first book that Calvin writes after he meets Alice?
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