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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In "Desire in November", what does Barbagallo fall asleep on?
(a) A church pew.
(b) A bed of furs.
(c) A table top.
(d) A bed of hay.
2. In "The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man", where does Amilcare go?
(a) To his mother's house.
(b) Hong Kong.
(c) To his hometown.
(d) To his favorite cafe.
3. In "The Adventure of a Poet", Delia is___.
4. In "Dollars and the Demimondaine", who are La Bolognese and Mad Maria?
(c) Emanuele's mother and aunt.
5. "The Adventure of a Clerk," how does Enrico Gnei feel after starting work?
6. In "The Adventure of a Soldier", what is implied at the end of the story?
(a) The soldier and the woman get married.
(b) The woman kills herself.
(c) The soldier and the woman have sex.
(d) The soldier is arrested.
7. In "The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man", what has Amilcare been avoiding?
(a) His ex-girlfriend.
(b) Reading the papers.
(c) Taking a shower.
(d) His hometown.
8. In "The Adventure of a Nearsighted Man", what does Amilcare put on glasses to look at?
(b) The newspaper.
(c) His apartment.
(d) His food.
9. "The Adventure of a Clerk," how does Enrico Gnei feel when his day starts?
10. In "Dollars and the Demimondaine", who gets arrested?
(a) No one.
(c) A sailor.
11. In "Dollars and the Demimondaine", what does the word "demimondaine" mean?
(b) A woman who is more socially acceptable than a prostitute but not quite a respectable woman.
(d) Female servant.
12. In "Sleeping Like Dogs", where does the story take place?
(a) A ship's hull.
(b) An apartment complex.
(c) A train station stairwell.
(d) A homeless shelter.
13. In "Theft in a Pastry Shop", who is the first to eat a pastry?
(b) The policemen.
14. In "Desire in November", how is Barbagallo perceived by most women?
(a) As a comedian.
(b) As a Casa Nova.
(c) As a pervert.
(d) As a saint.
15. In "The Adventure of a Traveler", where does Federico live?
(c) Northern Italy.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "The Adventure of a Photographer", what is Antonino Paraggi's profession?
2. In "Dollars and the Demimondaine", how do Emanuele and Jolanda make a living?
3. In "The Adventure of a Poet", where do Usnelli and Delia go swimming?
4. In "The Adventure of a Bather", what is the setting?
5. In "The Adventure of a Soldier", what is the woman's initial response to the soldier's advances?
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