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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Michel's wife sit on completion of her carriage ride into town in Part 1, Chapter 8?
(a) In the box next to Michel.
(b) On the back of the horse.
(c) She walks beside the carriage.
(d) In the back.
2. What does the information Michel receives in the mail regarding his illness show him?
(a) The treatment he has been following is not appropriate for a full recovery.
(b) He should make use of leeches to get rid of the disease.
(c) The doctor misdiagnosed him.
(d) He has been taking the wrong medicine all along.
3. When does Michel's mother die?
(a) Shortly after his wedding.
(b) When he is 15.
(c) Shortly before his wedding.
(d) When he is 35.
4. How does Michel greet his friends once they are inside his house?
(a) With hugs.
(b) With a hearty handshake.
(c) With no emotion or enthusiasm.
(d) By offering them tea.
5. In Part 1, Chapter 7, Michel begins to see himself as...
(a) A workout guru.
(b) Meek, weak, and plain.
(c) Beautiful, strong, and sensual.
(d) A lucky husband.
6. Who gathers to see Michel on his daily walks?
(a) More and more Arab children.
(b) Students who have read his books.
(c) His old friends.
(d) Old women from the market.
7. In Part 1, Chapters 5-7, what do Michel's physical changes mirror?
(a) An old, married man.
(b) His new hair-do.
(c) His inner changes.
(d) His family's estate.
8. What does Michel study during his scholarly life?
(a) German and French.
(c) Mathematics and science.
(d) Greek and Latin.
9. Where do Michel and his wife settle down for him to resume his studies?
10. At the end of Part 1, Chapters 5-7, what does the reader learn that Michel's change in attitude and appearance demonstrate?
(a) That Michel only wants his wife to be proud of him.
(b) That Michel desires to be a trendsetter.
(c) That Michel loves tradition and convention.
(d) That Michel is leaving his old life behind and assuming a new identity.
11. What startles the boy who comes to play in Michel's hotel room?
(a) Michel's collection of skulls.
(b) Michel's ghastly appearance.
(c) Michel's father.
(d) Michel's wife.
12. Why does Michel marry his wife?
(a) He fell in love at first sight with her.
(b) He promised his father he would.
(c) Because he had loved her all his life.
(d) To get citizenship.
13. When does Michel realize he's never had a break from his studies?
(a) When writing a letter.
(b) At his father's funeral.
(c) Talking with his friends.
(d) On his honeymoon.
14. What thoughts does Michel have while watching his wife sleep after making love to her the first time?
(a) He is overcome with guilt for the feelings he has toward young boys.
(b) He is overcome with joy at the sheer physical experience.
(c) He is overcome with the staggering thought that he is tied down to her for life.
(d) He is overcome with love for her and appreciates her devotion.
15. Where does Michel's wife take him for small walks when he's able to venture out?
(a) In an alley behind the hotel.
(b) In an orchard across town.
(c) On the sidewalk in front of the hotel.
(d) In a park near the hotel.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Michel and his wife shop on their honeymoon?
2. How does Michel feel about the work he asked the barber to do?
3. Why does Michel's wife initially invite the boy to come play in their hotel room?
4. As Michel's health improves he still experiences...
5. When is the last time the friends have all been together?
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