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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Part I, what does the narrator say that several other authors claim?
(a) They have give accurate descriptions of the East.
(b) They are experts in archeology.
(c) They have traveled the world.
(d) They are brothers of the League

2. What is H.H.'s hope as Part II ends?
(a) He will find the strength to continue his journey.
(b) He will be able to forgive the League.
(c) He will not despair over the loss of his memoirs.
(d) He will continue his story tomorrow.

3. In Part I, who or what does the narrator meet at the riverside?
(a) Puss 'n Boots.
(b) Mermaids.
(c) Charles the Great.
(d) A talking peacock.

4. Mohamed's coffin is believed to hold what magical power?
(a) One will gain the power to speak to animals.
(b) One receives the ability to judge all men righteously.
(c) One gains immediate entrance into paradise.
(d) One can rise one freely into the air.

5. In Part I, what does the narrator say world history often seems like?
(a) Glorious revelations of previous generations.
(b) A waste of time to study.
(c) A short respite between national wars.
(d) Humanity's desire to erase its memory.

6. In Part II, what does H.H. say is the only important thing in his life?
(a) The Conquest of the Ottoman Empire.
(b) Writing his memoirs.
(c) The love of Fatima.
(d) The League's Journey East.

7. What do the officials instruct the narrator to do once he is a member of the League?
(a) Stand vigil over the sacred book for one full day and night.
(b) Attach himself to a group of ten people en route to the expidition.
(c) Fast for forty days to prove he is worthy of the task before him.
(d) Meditate and prepare his body and soul to accept the Tao.

8. How is Leo described by H.H. in Part II?
(a) He is no longer important to the journey.
(b) He is old and wise.
(c) He has a handsome face and good humor.
(d) He is a thief.

9. In Part II, what does H.H. say is very difficult for him to do?
(a) Relate a number of events connectedly.
(b) Make Leo understand why he must tell his story.
(c) Attest clearly to what he experienced.
(d) Prevent the League from taking his journal.

10. Who does the narrator meet in Part I and love immediately?
(a) Ninon.
(b) Kashmir.
(c) Collofine.
(d) Lukas.

11. How does the narrator describe all the artists, poets, and musicians among the group in Part I?
(a) The chief source of comfort for the group.
(b) Gracious hosts at the feast in Zurich.
(c) Distracting the group from their goal.
(d) Animated yet half-real, half-there.

12. What impression do most people have of the League?
(a) It is one of many newly blossomed cults.
(b) It is an ancient group of mystics.
(c) It is a league of wonderous judges.
(d) It is the secret protectors of Christian artifacts.

13. Where do many of the journey members believe League documents are deposited?
(a) In an ancient Greek library.
(b) In the League Library at Zurich.
(c) In a temple in Rome.
(d) In four old capitals.

14. What does H.H. say no longer exists in the group?
(a) The desire to maintain unity.
(b) The ability to remain in the League.
(c) The desire to reach their individual goals.
(d) The strength to stay on the journey.

15. How does the narrator describe the times early in Part I?
(a) Prosperous times.
(b) Remarkable times.
(c) Difficult times.
(d) Painful times.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Part One, who does the narrator quote as saying, "Where are we really going"?

2. In the beginning of Part II, how does H.H. say the character's disappearance came about?

3. What is the deserter relieved of by the Speaker in Part I?

4. In Part I, what does the narrator realize about the Journey East?

5. What does the narrator say about Leo at the end of Part I?

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