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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. Which character in "Looks Down in the Gathering Shadow" mentions that another sack is needed?
2. Where does the man in If On a Winter's Night a Traveler leave his suit case overnight?
(a) Under a bench.
(b) The bus station.
(c) The police station.
(d) A woman's shop.
3. What are the names of the two languages with a conflict in "Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo"?
(a) Cimmerian and Cimbric.
(b) English and Cimmerian.
(c) French and English.
(d) Cimbric and Spanish.
4. Why is "Leaning from the Steep Slope" unfinished?
(a) The book's publisher dropped the author.
(b) The author committed suicide.
(c) The author was censored.
(d) The author no longer enjoyed writing.
5. What does the reader exchange with the woman?
(a) Course schedules.
(d) Phone numbers.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the two characters trying to put inside a sack in "Looks Down in the Gathering Shadow"?
2. How many pages has the reader read when the book starts over?
3. According to the police chief, where should the man in If On a Winter's Night a Traveler leave right away?
4. Whose study group is discussing "Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo"?
5. What is the name of the narrator's daughter in "Looks Down in the Gathering Shadow"?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Cavedagna symbolic of the author of the novel, Calvino.
2. Describe the novel "Without Fear of Wind or Vertigo."
3. Describe Cimmeria.
4. Describe the plot of the first book the reader has, titled If On a Winter's Night a Traveler.
5. For what does the reader continue to search after finding a problem with his second book?
6. Why does Lotaria read?
7. Describe the imagery used in "Outside the Town of Malbork."
8. What foreshadows a future problem in Chapter 2?
9. Who or what leads the reader down the wrong path in Chapter 3?
10. Describe the narrator of "Leaning from the Steep Slope."
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