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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How did Zeno say he felt after his made-up dream?
2. Why did Zeno continue with his psychoanalysis sessions after they became torture for him?
(a) He didn't want to lose money.
(b) He didn't want to hurt the doctor's feelings.
(c) It was always hard for him to stop something he'd begun.
(d) He wanted to convince the doctor he was wrong.
3. Why did Zeno leave the office for an extended time?
(a) Augusta needed him at home.
(b) He couldn't get along with Guido.
(c) Olivi died.
(d) He was upset because Carla left him.
4. Why did the doctor say Zeno adopted smoking as his vice?
(a) To draw attention to himself.
(b) To compete with his father.
(c) His low self-esteem.
(d) To punish himself.
5. Why does Zeno say Catina called him a little Jew?
(a) She disliked Jews.
(b) He refused to lend his brother his spoon.
(c) He refused to give her money.
(d) The way he looked.
6. Why did Copler take Zeno to meet Carla?
(a) Carla wished to meet one of her benefactors.
(b) So that Zeno could advise Carla.
(c) So that Zeno could admire her beauty.
(d) In the hopes that meeting Carla would prompt Zeno to continue his contributions.
7. What does Zeno do about smoking after ending his psychoanalysis sessions?
(a) He entices his wife to take up the habit with him.
(b) He decides to cut back on smoking instead of quitting.
(c) He gives it up forever.
(d) He resumes making resolutions about smoking.
8. How did Zeno feel about the doctor's diagnosis?
(a) Anger and resentment.
(b) Disbelief and amusement.
(d) Confusion and guilt.
9. As time goes on, Zeno found new ways to justify his relationship with Carla. What was one of them?
(a) Augusta wasn't passionate enough.
(b) Carla restored him to good health.
(c) It made him more loving to Augusta.
(d) Augusta was unkind to him.
10. Why did Guido pretend to commit suicide?
(a) To convince Carmen to stay with him.
(b) To gain sympathy from his creditors.
(c) To convince Zeno to remain in the office.
(d) To convince Ada to give him money.
11. Which war begins at the end of this book?
(a) World War II.
(b) The American Revolution.
(c) The Thirty Years' War.
(d) World War I.
12. About how long does Zeno say he preserved his faith in Guido's undertaking?
(a) One year.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) Two years.
(d) Three months.
13. What was the state of Carla's virtue before Zeno's affair with her?
(a) She'd been intimate with many men.
(b) She was a virgin.
(c) She'd had one previous lover.
(d) She'd been uninterested in the opposite sex.
14. What was Carla's financial status?
(a) She was very wealthy.
(b) She was an up and coming business person.
(c) She was of little means.
(d) She had a small trust fund.
15. To what does Zeno usually attribute many of his shortcomings?
(b) A poor childhood.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Chapter 5, how does Zeno say Guido seemed to him?
2. Where did Ada go to recover from her illness?
3. Who was the fifth addition to the office Zeno shared with Guido?
4. How did the doctor think Zeno really felt about Giovanni?
5. Who was Carla Gerco?
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