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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Barbara Kingsolver live when Camille was four?
(a) Kentucky.
(b) Spain.
(c) Virginia.
(d) Tucson.

2. What does Barbara Kingsolver say is society's responsibility in regard to children?
(a) To participate in their care.
(b) To help them reach their dreams.
(c) To feed and clothe them.
(d) To get them through high school.

3. When was Barbara Kingsolver recruited by the librarian?
(a) Her freshman year.
(b) Her junior year.
(c) Her sophomore year.
(d) Her senior year.

4. What issues does Barbara Kingsolver say she learned about through the librarian?
(a) Racism.
(b) Militarism.
(c) Abortion.
(d) Feminism.

5. What did Barbara Kingsolver find out about the creature's spells of dormancy?
(a) They were normal.
(b) They were a result of poisoning.
(c) They were a sign of illness.
(d) They were a sign of culture shock.

6. How does Barbara Kingsolver describe the photos that represent her past, now that she's moved to Tucson?
(a) Incomplete photos.
(b) Perfect photos.
(c) Doctored photos.
(d) Artificial photos.

7. What does Barbara Kingsolver think about after her discovery?
(a) Time and change.
(b) Life and death.
(c) Modern necessities.
(d) Birth and aging.

8. What did Laurence Steinberg study?
(a) The impact of various parenting techniques.
(b) The impact of children on parents' mental health.
(c) The process of setting boundaries for children.
(d) The non-verbal cues parents give children.

9. What does Barbara Kingsolver say worked against her in high school?
(a) Her problems with language comprehension.
(b) Her looks.
(c) Her religion.
(d) Her wardrobe.

10. Parents have to strike a balance between boundaries and what, in Barbara Kingsolver's opinion?
(a) Blinding themselves to behavior.
(b) Blowouts.
(c) Bondage.
(d) Browbeating.

11. Where did Barbara Kingsolver's creature live?
(a) A shoebox.
(b) A birdcage.
(c) A terrarium.
(d) An aquarium.

12. How did private property develop, according to Barbara Kingsolver?
(a) As a form of preserving status of families.
(b) As a way to regulate hunting.
(c) As a form of communication.
(d) As a form of regulating marriage.

13. How did Barbara Kingsolver respond to the demands of fashion as an adult?
(a) By having a beautiful, popular husband.
(b) By moving west.
(c) By secluding herself.
(d) By having an impeccable wardrobe.

14. What did living in this place make Barbara Kingsolver see about how Americans see children?
(a) They see children as little bothers.
(b) They see children in terms of economics.
(c) They see children as little souls.
(d) They see children as luxuries.

15. Why are children difficult in the developmental stage Camille was in?
(a) They are trying to establish independence.
(b) They cannot judge the impact of their actions.
(c) They cannot sympathize with other people.
(d) They cannot understand people's words.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who made it through the trying times most successfully, according to Laurence Steinberg?

2. Why were women relegated to household chores, according to Barbara Kingsolver?

3. What does Barbara Kingsolver say the librarian introduced her to?

4. What does Barbara Kingsolver say she was looking for in Tucson?

5. What made Barbara Kingsolver think that the creature was dead?

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