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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. Asher copies which painting as a gift for the classmate who teases him?
(a) The Mona Lisa.
(b) Titian's The Sacrifice of Abraham.
(c) Michelangelo's Last Judgment.
(d) Van Gogh's Starry Night.
2. In Chapter 13, what does Asher mention having for lunch regularly?
(b) A roast beef sandwich.
(c) Matzo and hardboiled eggs.
(d) Tea or Coke.
3. In Chapter 11, Asher mentions that which character has passed away?
(a) Yitzchok Lev.
(b) Anna Schaeffer.
(c) The mashpia.
(d) Mrs. Rackover.
4. At the very end of Chapter 13, to which city does Asher travel?
(b) New York City.
5. In Chapter 8 while Jacob Kahn is beginning to teach Asher to be an artist, he draws a pen-and-ink drawing of what subject?
(b) A still life.
(d) His home neighborhood.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which person from Asher's life in Brooklyn comes to visit him in Paris?
2. What biblical book does Asher read on the holiday of Tisha b'Av?
3. After word has gotten around about the Brooklyn Crucifixions, where does the Rebbe ask Asher to live?
4. In Chapter 14 when Asher cannot find his parents, where are they?
5. What is the title of the book Rivkeh's professor gives to Asher?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Asher begin carrying messages for the Rebbe?
2. At the end of Chapter 8, where is Aryeh?
3. Describe the Brooklyn Crucifixions.
4. In Chapter 13, Asher's understanding of his mythic ancestor changes. What does Asher realize about him?
5. Why does Jacob Kahn say that Asher is becoming a whore?
6. What does Aryeh look like in Chapter 12, after Rivkeh has spent several years with him in Europe?
7. Describe the person with whom Asher stays in Florence.
8. Describe the sculpture that Jacob Kahn specifically keeps for himself in Chapter 11, purportedly at his wife's request.
9. Describe Asher's surroundings while he lives with Jacob Kahn in Provincetown.
10. Describe how Anna Schaeffer looks.
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