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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7-8.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which phrase best characterizes the relationship that Alice has with her parents?
(a) Alice admires her parents and models her own parenting style on theirs.
(b) Alice is spoiled. She is the center of her parent's lives.
(c) Alice's parents solve all of her problems for her.
(d) Alice acts as caretaker to her parents.
2. In chapter one, Calvin includes an excerpt from a letter that Alice writes to a woman who is victimized. What Shakespeare play does she reference in her letter?
(b) Romeo and Juliet.
(d) King Lear.
3. Where is Abigail's wedding ceremony?
(a) A Surrogate's Court building.
(b) A synagogue in upstate New York.
(c) A country club.
(d) A cruise ship.
4. What point is Alice trying to make when she says that someone "doesn't have a very nice life"?
(a) People who "don't have a very nice life" are obscenely rich.
(b) People who "don't have a very nice life" are not as lucky as Alice and Calvin.
(c) People who "don't have a very nice life" are obscenely rich.
(d) People who "don't have a very nice life" are financially well off, but physically ill people who "don't have a very nice life" ware not as attractive as she.
5. According to Trillin, Alice always says what about parents?
(a) Helicopter parents should be jailed.
(b) Parents have a huge influence on children when it comes to the big things.
(c) Parents should be required to undergo mental health evaluations.
(d) Absentee parents are criminals.
Short Answer Questions
1. Calvin claims that the first time he sees Alice, he detects what quality about her heritage?
2. According to Calvin, what does Alice exclaim when encountering a deer in a forest?
3. In Calvin's second poem in chapter three, he likens Alice to which of the following?
4. What is the headline in the magazine article in which Alice is featured as a model at the age of thirty-five?
5. Trillin states that his goddaughter marries into a family with some involvement in what kind of industry?
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