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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. In medieval folklore, Griselda's husband demanded what of their first two children?
(a) That they be monarchs.
(b) That they be killed.
(c) That they marry.
(d) That they kill their mother.
2. What is a ray-finned fish known for its large size and fearsome appearance?
3. What did Florence obtain in order to avoid pregnancy in Chapter 12?
(a) A hysterectomy.
(c) Birth control pills.
(d) A diaphram.
4. What did Florence tell the school nurse she wanted to have in Chapter 8?
(a) A lobotomy.
(b) A baby.
(c) A hysterectomy.
(d) A disenchantment.
5. What position did Florence take for the History Department as a summer job in Chapter 12?
(b) Assistant professor.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what length of time did Florence write "I Committed Adultery in a Diabetic Coma"?
2. How old was Bres when Florence met her?
3. What did Bres' mother do when Florence begged her for something that belonged to Bres in Chapter 16?
4. What happened to all of Bres' belongings after her death?
5. Who was Florence's biology lab partner in Chapter 10?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Herb tell Florence when she called home in Chapter 14?
2. What did Paula Hale inform Florence in Chapter 9? What was her reaction?
3. Why did Florence go to the gynecologist in Chapter 8? What happened?
4. What were the first stories Florence wrote in Chapter 16? What success did she meet?
5. What did Florence discover in the library while working on applications for grants in Chapter 16?
6. Who did Florence begin dating the summer after her second year of college? Why did she break up with him?
7. What about Miz Arvella's speech did Florence intend to analyze in Chapter 13?
8. What led Florence to study for the Marines in Chapter 11?
9. Where did Florence go on her first date in Chapter 10? What were the "rules" for young women dating at that time?
10. How did Florence feel about the end of her undergraduate career?
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