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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. What was Matthias once training to be?
(a) A priest.
(b) An architect.
(c) A doctor.
(d) An engineer.

2. When do Hanna and her mother go off to swim?
(a) When Hanna gets a holiday from school.
(b) Whenever the clouds roll in.
(c) Always on Sundays.
(d) Before daylight on Saturdays.

3. Who is Renate?
(a) The midwife.
(b) The midwife's daughter.
(c) Hanna's sister.
(d) Hanna's cousin.

4. How is Trudi's father towards her?
(a) He lets her do whatever she wants.
(b) Overlyprotective.
(c) He seldom sees her and has a nanny care for her.
(d) Indifferent.

5. How does the action Siegfried take because of his dream get out of hand?
(a) He pays the lawyer a monthly retainer fee just to keep the lawyer.
(b) He ends up with seven dogs.
(c) He ends up with seven pistols and one rifle.
(d) He cancels all his future trips.

Short Answer Questions

1. Upon what does Hanna's father insist?

2. What does the mother learn about the baby?

3. What favor did the visitor ask?

4. What rumor is there about Hanna's girl friend?

5. What does Hanna often do with a flower she steals here and there?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Trudi call Hanna's father's actions concerning his marriage and what does Hanna think about that?

2. What do the townspeople say is the source of Trudi's dwarfism?

3. Describe Klara's romance with an American soldier.

4. What happens when Hanna's baby brother is born?

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

6. What is wrong with Renate's leg and why and how does Hanna try to fix it?

7. When does Hanna's mother most like to swim?

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

9. How does Hanna's father end up marrying a different woman than the one to whom he is first engaged?

10. What is rumored about the child of the local midwife?

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