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Ursula Hegi
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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. Why doesn't Trudi do what she almost started to do at the river?
(a) She doesn't want to put the worm on the hook.
(b) Her father arrives and stops her.
(c) The water is too cold.
(d) Her neighbor stops her.

2. What rumor is there about Hanna's girl friend?
(a) The girl is a genius.
(b) She is not actually the daughter of who claims her.
(c) The girl is actually the product of an Australian solider and the midwife's best friend.
(d) The young girl is gravely ill.

3. What does Hanna think her mother and father do for each other?
(a) Hanna has no idea.
(b) Balance each other.
(c) Keep each other from becoming bored.
(d) Show each other different ways of seeing.

4. Who is Klara Blocker?
(a) The maid to Hanna's family.
(b) Hanna's best friend.
(c) The neighbor and Hanna's mother's best friend.
(d) Hanna's father's sister.

5. What do people in the town think of Hanna's mother?
(a) She is gracious.
(b) She is neglectful of her family.
(c) She is odd.
(d) She is beautiful.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does this new friend of Hanna's live next to?

2. What does the narrator's mother realize?

3. Where does the mother go after leaving the convent?

4. Who is Hanna's girlfriend?

5. Who is Renate?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Siegfried ultimately die?

2. Who is Veronika and why does she eat all the pastries that Hanna's mother serves?

3. What is the problem with the narrator's mother in White Lilacs and what does she do?

4. What happens to a young couple who are in their car and who do the townspeople think is responsible?

5. Describe Hanna's father.

6. What do the townspeople thing about Hanna's mother and how do they respond to her paintings?

7. How did Trudi's mother dropping her supposedly affect her?

8. How does Manfred's father end up dead?

9. What does the narrator's mother learn when she returns to the convent after starting labor?

10. Who is Klara Blocker?

(see the answer keys)

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