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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who joins Maggie to sing?
2. Where does everyone go after the funeral?
(a) To Serena's house.
(b) To the funeral home.
(c) To a resturant.
(d) Out for drinks.
3. What do they do at Serena's house?
(a) Play games.
(b) Think about Max.
(c) Talk of old times.
(d) Have drinks.
4. What is the novel Breathing Lessons about?
(a) Improving one's life.
(b) Working out a commonplace marriage.
(c) Finding yourself.
(d) Life lessons from the view of an elderly person.
5. How was Ira treated by his parents?
(a) He was ignored.
(b) They spoiled him.
(c) Ira ran away when he was younger.
(d) They loved him dearly.
6. Where does the couple stop in Chapter I?
(a) At a mueseum.
(b) At a motel.
(c) At a roadside cafe.
(d) At a local performing arts building.
7. Serena never wants to _______ anyone.
(a) yell at
8. Even though Serena is beautiful, she is ______.
9. Who does Maggie hear on the radio?
(a) A song she loves.
(b) An annoying commercial .
(c) A discussion on talk radio.
(d) Her ex-daughter-in-law, Fiona.
10. What does he do with most of his time?
(b) Surfs the internet.
(c) Hangs out with his friends.
(d) Reflects on his own life.
11. Why doesn't Ira want to see Leroy?
(a) He doesn't think think they should arrive at Fiona's unannounced.
(b) He feels awkward around his granduaghter.
(c) Jesse would not welcome the visit.
(d) He knows Fiona will not want them there.
12. How does Maggie feel about her ex-classmates?
(b) Excitment to see them.
(c) Jealousy about their lives.
(d) Impatience and disbelief.
13. What is the name of Ira and Maggie's daughter?
14. What does Maggie notice at the end of the movie?
(a) That Ira has left.
(b) No one is speaking.
(c) Serena is crying.
(d) Her friends are gossiping.
15. Where did Maggie refuse to go after high school graduation?
(a) On a vacation with Boris.
(c) To NYC.
(d) To study abroad.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Maggie add to Ira's life?
2. What does Maggie crash into in the car?
3. What does Ira think of other people?
4. What makes Serena upset?
5. What is Maggie to Ira?
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