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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the narrator say she's not ready to give up, even at fifty, though it's a nuisance?
2. Does Elaine know the Santa Claus in the parade is not the real Santa?
(a) Yes, but not until her father tells her later.
(b) No, she believes he is real.
(c) Yes, she knows he is someone dressed as Santa.
(d) No, at first she thinks he isn't real, but she gets convinced during the parade.
3. What trick does Elaine begin using to get out of situations she doesn't like?
(b) Having a screaming fit.
(c) Pretending to have a siezure.
(d) Making her nose bleed.
4. What does Elaine stop to eat downtown at the beginning of Chapter 7?
(c) A bagel.
(d) A sandwich.
5. What did Elaine think of Jon's dirty mattress when they were first dating?
(a) She hated it.
(b) She was repulsed by it.
(c) She was afraid of it.
(d) She liked it.
Short Answer Questions
1. What adjective did people use to describe Toronto in the past?
2. What is Ben's advice to Elaine about going to the art retrospective?
3. Why does Elaine lie about the number of Valentines she got?
4. What does Elaine's mother tell her to do?
5. The narrator thinks of time as having a what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do Jon and Elaine get married?
2. How does Elaine react to Jon's ex-girlfriend's anger?
3. What does the narrator imagine Cordelia inside of?
4. What does the narrator think happens to things that are past?
5. What is Elaine's attitude toward marriage while she is dating Josef?
6. What is the result of Elaine's mother's miscarriage?
7. In the last chapter, what does Elaine realize about the day she fell into the ravine?
8. How does Elaine feel about the woman who models for her first nude female drawing?
9. How does Elaine feel about playing with the other girls?
10. How does the narrator seem to feel about Cordelia during the first chapter of the novel?
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