Middlesex Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Home Movies.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the "maze" that Jimmy tells Lefty women should be "shut up in"?
(a) Pregnancy.
(b) Marriage.
(c) Prison.
(d) House work.

2. What commentary on beauty does Julie Kikuchi make in this chapter?
(a) Beauty is only skin deep.
(b) True beauty comes from inside a person.
(c) Beauty is always freakish.
(d) Gender has no bearing on beauty.

3. What drives Desdemona and Lefty from Bithynios?
(a) The strong desire to join their cousin in America.
(b) The advancing Greek army.
(c) The advancing Turkish army.
(d) All of their neighbors are leaving and they do not want to be left alone in the village.

4. What religion do the members of Temple No. 1 practice?
(a) Greek Orthodox Christianity.
(b) No religion. They are a business, not a church.
(c) Catholicism.
(d) Islam.

5. How does Lefty communicate with Calliope?
(a) By writing on his chalkboard.
(b) Using sign language.
(c) By speaking.
(d) By making faces.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Dr. Philobosian have that he believes will protect him from the Turks?

2. Why does Milton decide to enlist in the Navy?

3. What is the English translation of "ex ovo omnia"?

4. Who does Desdemona over hear through the heating vents in the Silk Room of the Temple No. 1?

5. How does Desdemona's prediction of the sex of the baby compare to it's actual sex?

(see the answer key)

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