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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Lamort tell Emilie when Emilie asks whether there were any women’s bodies found after the coup?
(a) She says that the bodies were all burned.
(b) She says that the bodies were buried immediately.
(c) She says that there were no bodies.
(d) She says that anyone inquiring about the dead was killed too.
2. What does Catherine say is the most important part of a face?
(a) The eyebrows.
(b) The eyes.
(c) The mouth.
(d) The nose.
3. Where are the cock fights taking place?
(a) On the beach.
(b) Beneath a banyan tree.
(c) In a hut.
(d) In the town.
4. What objection does Lamort’s grandmother make to the hibiscus she has brought home?
(a) They grow in the cemetery.
(b) They grow from the bones of the dead.
(c) They refuse to show mourning for the dead.
(d) They grow with blood on them.
5. How would you characterize the narrator’s tone toward her mother, in New York Day Women?
6. What is the narrator’s job, in Between the Pool and the Gardenias?
7. Where is Catherine from?
(a) New York.
8. What is remarkable about Catherine’s sunbathing?
(a) She never complains about her sunburn.
(b) She remains quite fair.
(c) She never changes color.
(d) She never uses sunscreen.
9. What does the narrator of Night Women wear to tempt her suitors?
(a) Red stockings.
(b) A red coat.
(c) Red underwear.
(d) A red scarf.
10. How old is Princesse in Seeing Things Simply?
11. How did Raymond get his limp?
(a) He was born with it.
(b) He was beaten by soldiers.
(c) He was shot accidentally.
(d) He was shot in battle.
12. How does the narrator characterize the old man?
13. What does Lamort’s grandmother rub her body with?
(a) Mint leaves.
(d) Hibiscus flowers.
14. How are the narrator’s bed and her son’s separated?
(a) Separate rooms.
(b) Separate buildings.
(c) A curtain.
(d) Mosquito netting.
15. What is the old man like, who is watching the cock fight?
(a) A drunk.
(b) A Cuban.
(c) An American.
(d) A soldier.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Princesse’s involvement with the cock fight?
2. What happens when Emilie shows Lamort a photo of her (Emilie’s) mother?
3. What is Lamort playing with at the beginning of The Missing Peace?
4. Where does Princesse make her drawing at the end of Seeing Things Simply?
5. What does the narrator say she feels about night-time?
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