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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 does David do with Marita once he stops writing on the first day he tries to write after his stories have been burned?
(a) Goes swimming.
(b) Eats dinner.
(c) Goes for a drive.
(d) Makes love.
2. What is worth a fortune to the boy and his father in Africa?
(b) Elephant tusks.
(c) Oil reserves.
(d) Water tanks.
3. Who is with David after Catherine leaves after burning the stories?
(a) The image of an elephant.
4. What does Catherine do after she reads the short story?
(a) Throws it at David.
(b) Burns it.
(c) Rips it in half.
5. What are Marita and Catherine drinking when David finds them and confronts Catherine about showing Marita his manuscript?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the boy in the story's African guide?
2. Which story does David rewrite in the last chapter?
3. How does David view his writing in Chapter 17?
4. What does Catherine do after David eats in Chapter 20?
5. Where does Catherine say Marita wants to go in Chapter 17?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Catherine say about marriage after her trip to Nice with Marita?
2. What does David want to talk to his father about, and why?
3. What does Madame tell David after his short stories have been destroyed?
4. What is the subject of David's second short story?
5. What happens to David as he writes his short story about Africa?
6. What makes it easier for David to write the African stories the second time?
7. How does Davy feel when he is shown the skeleton of the female elephant?
8. What does Catherine say to David about his clippings when they are on the beach, and what has she done with them?
9. What does David do when he gets back from the beach with the girls after finishing the elephant story?
10. What does Catherine say that makes David uncomfortable in Chapter 17?
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