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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. What kind of pirates does the Italian say never go to the island?
(a) Chinese pirates.
(b) Vietnamese pirates.
(c) British pirates.
(d) Japanese pirates.
2. What does the narrator claims stops one from running away in dreams?
(a) The screams of loved ones.
(b) A heavy weight.
(c) A brick wall.
3. What is the name of the Italian rug merchant?
(a) Roberto Baggio.
(b) Dalmacio Ombrellieri.
(c) Umberto Eco.
(d) Paulo Maldini.
4. What kind of poetry does Borges favor?
(a) Lyrical poetry.
(b) Epic poetry.
5. The narrator says the men violate the sanctity of what?
(a) Family and Religion.
(b) Forests and deserts.
(c) Churches and cemeteries.
(d) Corn fields and orchards.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the only tree that grows in coral sands?
2. Which of the following poets wrote epic poetry?
3. Which of the following creatures can one find in the swimming pool?
4. What writer does Borges claim has superior plots?
5. Who once called calls Bioy the secret master?
Short Essay Questions
1. What can the narrator see on top of the hill?
2. What kind of machine does the narrator say he wants to develop?
3. What does the narrator begin to fear about what he calls the invaders?
4. Summarize the novel.
5. What does the narrator want to expose in his books?
6. How does the narrator escape the museum?
7. Why does the narrator decide against suicide?
8. Why does the narrator have to escape to the island?
9. In what condition does Jane attend the meeting?
10. Describe Casares' upbringing.
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