Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the painting that Kahlo created that symbolized her aching to return to her homeland?
(a) My Dress Hangs There.
(b) My Tears.
(c) Where I Left My Heart.
(d) A Few Small Nips.

2. Who was Kahlo's clique not particularly respectful to at the National Preparatory School?
(a) The cooks.
(b) Professors.
(c) The servants.
(d) Other students.

3. Kahlo's mother tried to raise her daughters with a traditional Mexican upbringing; what two things did she enforce?
(a) Learning how to cook and attending religious services regularly.
(b) Plowing the fields and musical talent.
(c) Mending clothes and yardwork.
(d) Cleaning the house and religious study.

4. How were Kahlo's paintings different from Rivera's work?
(a) Kahlo's portraits were colorful while Rivera's were black and white.
(b) Kahlo captured an individual's life while Rivera's portraits were huge, sweeping masses.
(c) Kahlo only used animals in her paintings while Rivera only used humans.
(d) Kahlo's portratis were huge, sweeping masses while Rivera captured an individual's life.

5. What was the name of Kahlo's clique that she hung out with at the National Preparatory School?
(a) Cachuchas.
(b) Bontias.
(c) Senoritas.
(d) Amigas.

6. What happened to Kahlo on September 17, 1925 that forever altered her life?
(a) She was in a horrible plane accident.
(b) She was in a horrible bus accident.
(c) She was in a horrible bicycle accident.
(d) She was in a horrible train accident.

7. What was the strongest reason that Kahlo is permitted to attend such an impressive school as the National Preparatory School?
(a) Her father, Alejandro.
(b) Her mother, Matilde.
(c) Her mother, Maria.
(d) Her father, Guillermo.

8. Why were people starting to find fault with Rivera's work?
(a) Some thought he copied other's work.
(b) Some thought he relied too much on Kahlo.
(c) Some that he used too much color.
(d) Some thought it obscene; others sacrilegious.

9. Where was Rivera hoping to move his murals to by working hard in Detroit?
(a) The New York House of Art.
(b) The Rockefeller Center.
(c) The Mexican Cultural Center.
(d) The San Francisco Museum of Art.

10. How many girls were in attendance at the National Preparatory School when Kahlo attended?
(a) 20.
(b) 35.
(c) 25.
(d) 30.

11. How did Kahlo's father begin to behave the worse-off the family's circumstances got, in Chapter 2?
(a) Despondent.
(b) Depressed.
(c) Misanthropic.
(d) Suicidal.

12. What was the name of Kahlo's painting in Chapter 5 that depicted her feelings of paralysis and despair?
(a) Self Portrait.
(b) My Birth.
(c) The Broken Column.
(d) The Shattered Soul.

13. From where did Kahlo's father migrate?
(a) France.
(b) Canada.
(c) Germany.
(d) Mexico.

14. What was Rivera known to be by most people, in Chapter 3?
(a) A devoted husband.
(b) A prominent womanizer.
(c) A naiive man.
(d) A stubborn brute.

15. Who was elected president of the National Student Confederation in 1929?
(a) Aeres.
(b) Rivera.
(c) Kahlo.
(d) Arias.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of Kahlo's sister who is kicked out of the house because she left to be with her boyfriend?

2. What happened to Kahlo when she became ill after leaving New York in Chapter 11?

3. Kahlo had a miscarriage while she and Rivera were living in Detroit; what painting did she create during that time?

4. How many girls were in Kahlo's clique at the National Preparatory School?

5. Kahlo's mother passed away in Chapter 10 after having what removed?

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