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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Tony describe Catholicism in Munich?
(a) Lovely.
(b) Complicated.
(c) Outdated.
(d) Barbaric.

2. Why does Christian want to adopt a woman's children?
(a) To be a better person.
(b) To make them legitimate children.
(c) To get the chance to be a father.
(d) To receive money from them.

3. How does Tom feel about Hanno's musical talents?
(a) He doesn't know Hanno can play instruments.
(b) He doesn't care either way about them.
(c) He disagrees with them.
(d) He is proud of them.

4. In "Part IX," how many doctors does Tom have to consult with about his mother?
(a) Three.
(b) Five.
(c) Two.
(d) Four.

5. In "Part VIII," why is Herr von Maiboom in debt?
(a) A family emergency.
(b) Bad business deals.
(c) Gambling.
(d) Loaning money.

6. What does Hanno think of his father's work and office in "Part X"?
(a) That it is exciting.
(b) That it is boring.
(c) That it is fake.
(d) That it is confusing.

7. Why does Tom fall in "Part X"?
(a) He has a heart attack.
(b) He has a stroke.
(c) He trips.
(d) He is drunk.

8. Why does Frau Consul beg the doctors for narcotics?
(a) She wants to give them to Tony.
(b) She wants them to sleep.
(c) She wants to die.
(d) She is addicted to them.

9. Why does Tony decide to return home with Erica in "Part VI"?
(a) She missed her family.
(b) Her lack of money.
(c) She doesn't say why she's coming home.
(d) Her husband's behavior.

10. How does Tom feel about Christian marrying the woman with the children in "Part IX"?
(a) He thinks it is a horrible idea.
(b) He thinks it is a great idea.
(c) He thinks it is a nice, but stupid idea.
(d) He won't say anything about it.

11. In "Part X," why is Tom jealous of the young lieutenant?
(a) Because he is young.
(b) Because he can go to college.
(c) Because Gerda plays music with him.
(d) Because he is talented.

12. Why does Tony cry whenever she passes the family house after it sells?
(a) Because of the man who owns it.
(b) Because she is happy to be out of the house.
(c) Because she misses the garden.
(d) Because she remembers her childhood.

13. In "Part VIII," why does Tony avoid social situations?
(a) She is ashamed of her divorces.
(b) She is trying to protect her daughter's money.
(c) She isn't invited to anything.
(d) She wants to keep her life private.

14. What does the book Tom reads in "Part X" say life is?
(a) A complication.
(b) A gift.
(c) A mistake.
(d) A play.

15. Why does Permaneder decide to stop working?
(a) Someone offered to buy his business.
(b) He says he is getting old.
(c) He hurt his arm.
(d) He receives Tony's dowry.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Tony feel about the selling the family house?

2. Where does Frau Consul suffer from an infection in "Part IX"?

3. In "Part VI," why does Tom want Tony to return to Munich?

4. At Hanno's christening, what do some of Tom's family members say about the baby?

5. Who brings Tom home after he falls in "Part X"?

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