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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens to Bernard when a group of teenagers approach him at the Berlin Wall?
(a) He is called names and becomes embarassed.
(b) He is beaten to death.
(c) He is dragged through the streets by his legs.
(d) He gets kicked in the shin and falls down.
2. When do Jenny and Jeremy end up getting married?
(a) Ten months after they first meet.
(b) They never actually marry.
(c) Three years after meeting.
(d) The day after their first excursion together.
3. When does Jeremy state he intended to originally end the memoir he is writing?
(a) At the point where he marries Jenny.
(b) When he realizes that June and Bernard would never reconcile.
(c) After he gets up to leave the dolmen, taking a different path than his in-laws did.
(d) After his visit to a concentration camp.
4. How does Jenny react when Jeremy tells her that he thinks he is going mad with listening to these conversations in his head?
(a) She tells him to rush to a hospital.
(b) She lets him know that he asked for it.
(c) She cries.
(d) She implies that she will rush over to be with him.
5. When the teenagers take their leave, how do they do it without losing face?
(a) They shoot a gun in the air.
(b) They spit and curse at the crowd.
(c) They walk away slowly and pretend they are bored.
(d) One of them gives Bernard a punch in the stomach before leaving.
6. What does June tell Bernard shortly after they are married and Bernard kills an insect?
(a) That he is a brilliant man of science.
(b) That she is pregnant.
(c) She now hates him.
(d) She wants an annulment.
7. Why is Part Two titled, "Berlin"?
(a) Jeremy focuses on his first meeting with Jenny in Berlin.
(b) Jeremy and Bernard go to see the Berlin wall come down.
(c) June died in Berlin.
(d) Bernard talks mostly about how communism began in Berlin.
8. When Jenny told Jeremy she considered him a friend and touched his hand, what happened next?
(a) He told her he had a girlfriend in England.
(b) He stood still, not knowing what to do.
(c) He kissed her.
(d) He backed away.
9. While Jeremy is eating dinner at the hotel, who are the other guests in the dining room with him?
(a) A lone woman and a little boy.
(b) A large Italian family.
(c) A small family and a lone woman.
(d) One other man and a small family.
10. In Part Two, what does Bernard say he misses most about June?
(a) Her laughter.
(b) Her seriousness about life.
(c) Her carefree spirit.
(d) Her ability to cope with stress.
11. Jeremy believes the man in the crowd holding a Communist flag is of a certain nationality. What is it?
12. Why does Bernard stare at girls on the street?
(a) He wonders if they could be converted to the Party.
(b) He thinks of his daughter, Jenny.
(c) He is attracted to beautiful young women.
(d) He is looking for a trace of the old June.
13. What was Jeremy's reason for his five hour walk to the dolmen?
(a) To exercise in a spot he knew well.
(b) To allign himself with nature the way June and Bernard once did.
(c) To recreate Bernard and June's love before their big quarrel began.
(d) To consider his relationship with Jenny.
14. How long did Bernard stay in the Communist Party?
(a) All his life so far.
(b) Thirty years.
(c) Ten years.
(d) Twenty years.
15. What did the sign posted outside of Majdanek's main entrance not mention?
(a) Americans had died there.
(b) It was once a concentration camp.
(c) That Jews had died there.
(d) Black dogs were once there.
Short Answer Questions
1. Bernard quotes some lines attributed to Isaiah Berlin to Jeremy. What are they about?
2. What deformity did Jenny have at birth?
3. When Bernard talks about June's wanting to living apart from him in Part Two, what does he refer to himself as?
4. Why was Jeremy unable to eat his breakfast at the convention where he met Jenny?
5. Where does Jeremy realize he and Bernard had seen the woman and her friend who helps them to a taxi?
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