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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. Who makes a pilgrimage to Malgudi on the river Sarayu, to see the great Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) Camoens
(b) Aires
(c) Epifania
(d) Moraes

2. What led Francisco da Gama to make changes in the house and chapel?
(a) Ghandian simplicity
(b) artistic temperament
(c) religious fervor
(d) punishment for Epifania

3. What is Moraes' physical deformity at birth?
(a) a deformed right hand
(b) crossed eyes
(c) over large ears
(d) a club foot

4. What is the play on words in the names of Aurora's four children, Ina, Minnie, Mynah, and Moor?
(a) in a meany minor mow
(b) I'm a minna in my moat
(c) in a minute mighty Moe
(d) eeny, meeny, miney, moe

5. Why is Moraes estranged from his mother?
(a) a clash over money
(b) a clash over his lover, Uma
(c) a disagreement about art
(d) a disagreement about religion

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens in the house after Epifania dies?

2. Where is Moraes Zogoiby at the opening of the novel?

3. What need does Moraes have to be candid about his parents' sex life?

4. What is a likely reason Flory had made her money?

5. Who is Flory Zogoiby's husband and father of her child?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Moor lament his life as he continues with his history of the family?

2. How does Francisco defile Epifania's worship place?

3. How is Aurora's wish fulfilled in Moraes?

4. How does Moor refer to the dysfunction of his family?

5. How is Abraham finally successful?

6. Describe the condition of the middle daughter, Minnie, at the Mahalaxmi Weekend Constitutional.

7. How does Moor get to know more about his mother and father and their relationship?

8. What is the situation with Sammy Hazaré after Aurora's death?

9. Who comes to the rescue when Aires is physically abusing the servants over lost artifacts?

10. By August 1939, Aurora is the heiress to the da Gama fortune. Why does she storm into the office of the company?

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