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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the main character in "What Story Down There Awaits its End?" have to fight?
(a) The Others.
(b) The future.
(c) The past.
(d) The void.
2. In "In a Network of Lines that Enlace," about what is the man anxious?
3. Why can Flannery no longer read?
(a) It makes him angry because it reminds him of Marana.
(b) He lost his eyesight.
(c) He believes it is overrated.
(d) He is an author.
4. Who is the writer of "What Story Down There Awaits its End?"
5. Which character regrets meeting Flannery?
(b) The reader.
6. In "In a Network of Lines that Intersect," when the man's wife saves him, what is she holding?
(a) A kaleidoscope.
(b) A knife.
(c) A bomb.
(d) A gun.
7. Who prefers a novel that makes a person uneasy?
(b) The woman on the beach.
8. In whom is Ludmilla currently romantically interested?
(d) The reader.
9. Which of the following is Calvino clearly against, as seen in the novel?
(a) Writing for pleasure.
(c) Solving mysteries.
(d) Reading for pleasure.
10. What is the man obsessed with in "In a Network of Lines that Intersect"?
11. What does Marana often do to delay his submissions?
(a) He makes phone calls.
(b) He goes on vacation.
(c) He changes publishers.
(d) He writes letters.
12. Who does the reader imagine is the woman Marana describes in his letters?
(a) The bookseller.
(c) A character from one of the novels.
13. What type of company did the man in "In a Network of Lines that Intersect" found?
(b) Protection against identity theft.
(c) Protection against kidnapping.
14. In Chapter 7, who is late for a meeting?
(a) The reader.
15. Who is in the reader's dream where he is on a train?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is the woman from that is held in a chair, forced to read?
2. Of whom does Flannery become jealous?
3. Who started the OAP?
4. It becomes clear that which character is writing the book we are reading?
5. What does Miyagi want the young man to gather for them in "On the Carpet of Leaves Illuminated by the Moon"?
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