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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are the books in the library catalog listed?
(a) By the color of the cover.
(b) By the number of pages.
(c) By the author's middle initial.
(d) By the weight of the volume.

2. What words does Cincinnatus see written on the wall of the hallway?
(a) Look up.
(b) Give up already.
(c) No one was here.
(d) Testing brush.

3. Who does Rodrig Ivanovich seem to transform into?
(a) Rodion.
(b) Marthe.
(c) Roman.
(d) The spider.

4. What do Rodion and Cincinnatus do when Rodion comes back to Cincinnatus's cell after first dropping him off?
(a) They jump.
(b) They fly.
(c) They dance.
(d) They sing.

5. What is Marthe wearing when she meets with Cincinnatus?
(a) A short red dress and high heeled shoes.
(b) A flowing white dress with silver trim.
(c) A bright blue tafetta dress with golden bracelets.
(d) A good black dress and a velvet ribbon choker.

6. What unnatural event from Cincinnatus' childhood does he describe?
(a) A man getting up to help him, and his shadow not following right away.
(b) A woman singing and gradually becoming a chorus and then an orchestra.
(c) A spider growing larger and larger, and then turning into a bus.
(d) A bird flying up into the sky and becoming a cloud.

7. Who enters the cell after Cincinnatus undresses at the end of his second day in prison, snapping Cincinnatus's world back to normal?
(a) The prison director.
(b) The spider.
(c) Rodion.
(d) Marthe.

8. What is reflected in the mirror of the wardrobe that Marthe brings with her?
(a) A shadowy figure that Cincinnatus cannot make out.
(b) Cincinnatus and Marthe's hallway and the front door beyond.
(c) A corner of her and Cincinnatus' bedroom.
(d) The back of Marthe's head.

9. Who does Cincinnatus ask to turn off the lights before he goes to bed?
(a) The guard.
(b) The prison director.
(c) An empty room.
(d) The spider.

10. What method of death does Cincinnatus write that he would prefer to beheading by axe?
(a) Hanging by rope.
(b) Drowning.
(c) Shooting by a firing squad.
(d) Electric chair.

11. Besides blades, what does Rodion's penknife have?
(a) A spoon.
(b) A screw driver.
(c) A nail file.
(d) A corkscrew.

12. What time does the cell light go out?
(a) At midnight.
(b) At eleven o'clock.
(c) At nine o'clock.
(d) At ten o'clock.

13. What does Cincinnatus do with the special envelope his lawyer has brought?
(a) Cincinnatus tears it up.
(b) Cincinnatus burns it.
(c) Cincinnatus spits on it.
(d) Cincinnatus throws it out the window.

14. Who tells Cincinnatus that the new prisoner has arrived?
(a) The prison director.
(b) Emmie.
(c) Rodion.
(d) His lawyer.

15. When Cincinnatus asks the prison director when his execution will be, what answer does the director give?
(a) The director says the execution will be whenever Cincinnatus is ready.
(b) The director says the execution will be the next day.
(c) The director says the execution will be in a year.
(d) The director does not know when the execution will be.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Cincinnatus see in the morning papers?

2. When did Cincinnatus first meet his mother?

3. Who does Emmie slip past when he opens the door to Cincinnatus's cell?

4. What does Rodrig Ivanovich say after Cincinnatus reads the letter?

5. What does Cincinnatus do at night in his youth when he has his first job?

(see the answer keys)

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