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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 has the narrator just done three years in the future after finding his temporary home?
(b) Moved back to Russia.
(c) Moved to the United States.
(d) Published his first book.
2. How long does the narrator spend in France after leaving his grandmother for the last time?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 20 years.
(c) 1 year.
(d) A few weeks.
3. What sudden urge does the narrator have?
(a) To write his mother.
(b) To find out if Charlotte is still alive.
(c) To visit his sister.
(d) To go to the United States.
4. To what does Charlotte compare people who die?
(a) The stars' patterns.
(b) The revolving earth.
(c) Geese who migrate.
(d) Animals who are born.
5. What happens one day to Pashka?
(a) He solves a math problem no one has done before.
(b) He is fired.
(c) He nearly drowns for real.
(d) He has a heart attack.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator's dad begin doing?
2. What does the narrator see that reminds him of Charlotte?
3. How does Charlotte become pregnant?
4. Who is the woman in the shapka?
5. Why must the narrator construct his stories three different ways?
Short Essay Questions
1. What happens when the narrator's mother goes for some medical tests?
2. How does the narrator imagine Charlotte in France and what does he do that he does not usually do when preparing for her visit?
3. What do the narrator and Pashka do on their fishing trips?
4. What catches the narrator's attention almost obsessively?
5. What does the narrator do after he accidentally insults a girl at a dance?
6. How does the narrator's encounter with the girl with russet-colored hair occur and how does it work out between them?
7. How does Pashka almost drown once?
8. Why does the narrator not call or write Charlotte after he finds her and what does he do while waiting to see her?
9. Why does the narrator begin to write Charlotte's life and what does he want to know about her as he is writing?
10. Why does the narrator think he is being accepted by his classmates, what does he see as the three types of cliques in a crowd and how does his acceptance affect his writing?
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