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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who makes fun of Latimer's poetic nature and ridicules his favorite poems?
(a) Alfred.
(b) Bertha.
(c) His father.
(d) Mrs. Filmore.

2. Which character can see their own death?
(a) Mrs. Archer.
(b) Bertha.
(c) Latimer.
(d) The Father.

3. What kind of writing is The Lifted Veil?
(a) A biography.
(b) An epic poem.
(c) A novella.
(d) A graphic novel.

4. Why has Latimer never told anyone his story?
(a) He does not believe that humanity has sympathy for the living.
(b) He doesn't want sympathy in life.
(c) He doesn't think anyone will believe it.
(d) Alfred already told everyone Latimer's story.

5. Who is a poor orphan with a genius for medical studies and a passion for science?
(a) George Eliot.
(b) Alfred.
(c) Mrs. Archer.
(d) Charles Meunier.

6. Who does Latimer trust?
(a) Everyone.
(b) No one.
(c) Only his father.
(d) Only Bertha.

7. Who is described as handsome, confident, and extremely friendly, and evidently did not feel any rivalry with Latimer?
(a) Pierre.
(b) Mr. Filmore.
(c) His father.
(d) Alfred.

8. What final piece of evidence does Latimer need to see before he decides if his visions are really true?
(a) The row of trees and multi-colored birds.
(b) The storm clouds.
(c) The patch of rainbow light in the shape of a star on the pavement.
(d) The bridge and archway.

9. What happens when Latimer's father agrees to take him shopping?
(a) His father is late.
(b) His father never comes.
(c) His mother shows up instead.
(d) Alfred meets him instead.

10. When Latimer "awakens" from his vision of Prague, what does he begin to do?
(a) Cry.
(b) Question his mental state.
(c) Runs from the house.
(d) Laugh.

11. What does Latimer read in secret?
(a) Maps.
(b) Music books.
(c) Comics.
(d) Literature.

12. While at Basel, who does Latimer begin to hate more than anyone else?
(a) His father.
(b) Alfred.
(c) Bertha.
(d) Pierre.

13. Who joins Latimer and the others at Basel?
(a) Mrs. Archer.
(b) His father.
(c) Alfred.
(d) Bertha.

14. What purpose does Latimer give to his life before he dies?
(a) Trying to make up to those he has hurt.
(b) None; he gives up.
(c) Revenge to all who have hurt him.
(d) Writing down the story of his life.

15. Why does Latimer's father think he was strange?
(a) He is very outgoing.
(b) He is very intelligent.
(c) He is extremely sensitive.
(d) He is extremely loud.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the author of The Lifted Veil?

2. Who is the only person that Latimer falls in love with throughout his life?

3. Why is Latimer examined by a phrenologist?

4. Why is Latimer's friend not accepted by society?

5. What does Latimer decide to do about his first vision in regards to his third vision?

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