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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 drives the grocery cart for the new grocery store in Adolescence: Chapter 7?
2. With whom does Lila suggest she and Elena go dancing with in Adolescence: Chapter 14?
3. Who is Melina's son that gets beaten up in Adolescence: Chapter 8?
4. What is Gino's father's profession?
(a) He is a pharmacist.
(b) He is a butcher.
(c) He is a doctor.
(d) He is a baker.
5. What mountain does Elena describe seeing when she accompanies her father to work in Adolescence: Chapter 14?
(a) Gran Paradiso.
(b) Mount Vesuvius.
(c) Mount Shasta.
(d) Mount Blanc.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Lila's age in the contemporary timeline in Chapter 3?
2. What object does Lila say she wished she owned in Adolescence: Chapter 14?
3. What subject does Lila offer to study with Elena in Adolescence: Chapter 6?
4. Who blows a kiss at Lila and causes a fight in Adolescence: Chapter 16?
5. What is Lila's full name?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Elena's first menstruation influence her relationship with Lila?
2. How does Lila respond to jealousies over Elena in Adolescence: Chapters 3 and 4?
3. What information does Elena learn from Rino in Chapter 3? How does she react to this information?
4. What is foreshadowed by the encounter between Lila, Elena, and the Solara brothers in Adolescence: Chapter 13?
5. What is discovered when Lila's mother is called to school in Childhood: Chapter 6? Why is this significant?
6. How does Lila's character perceive wealth in the narrative?
7. How would you describe Elena's relationship with her parents in the novel?
8. What is foreshadowed by Lila's newfound obsession with shoemaking in Adolescence: Chapters 4-6?
9. How does Don Achille respond to Lila asking for their dolls in Childhood: Chapter 14? What is revealed of his character through is response?
10. What romantic gestures are seen in Lila and Elena's narratives in Childhood: Chapter 11?
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