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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. Where do Claudia and Jasper take Lisa for her eighth birthday?
(a) The London Zoo.
(c) The Eiffel Tower.
(d) Chuck E. Cheese.
2. What jobs does Tom tell Claudia he had originally planned to have after the war?
(a) A broadcaster and magazine writer.
(b) To become a student, and then a teacher.
(c) A journalist and member of Parliament.
(d) A TV personality and actor.
3. How many people are killed in Claudia's limo accident?
4. While in Rocqueville, what does Jasper pretend to be?
(a) A preacher.
(b) A doctor.
(c) A Russian spy.
(d) A journalist.
5. In Chapter 16, what does the reader learn that Claudia publish just a few weeks prior to her birthday?
(a) An autobiography.
(b) A children's novel about war.
(c) A love letter to Tom.
(d) A retrospective essay on the war in Egypt.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Jasper want Claudia to pretend to be while they are in Rocqueville?
2. In Chapter 14, what observation does Claudia make about her body?
3. What question does Claudia ask when she has a delusional moment in the hospital?
4. What kind of camp does Claudia visit in late 1945?
5. How long is Claudia in the hospital after her limo accident?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Claudia anxious to see Lisa after she recovers from her limo accident?
2. How does Mr. Hamilton's job offer to Claudia advance her writing career?
3. Discuss why Claudia and Gordon like to dance with each other, even as children.
4. How does Claudia's apology in Chapter 15 make Lisa feel?
5. What personal history does Claudia's body reveal about herself?
6. How is it that Claudia acquires Tom's journal?
7. What fascinates Claudia about Memphis?
8. Does Sylvia expect a sexual relationship between Gordon and Claudia? Why or why not?
9. Why does Claudia accept the offer of a film producer to buy the rights to her book?
10. How does Claudia define "history" to Mr. Hamilton?
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