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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. To whom is Jacob Kahn referring when he mentions the "old Spaniard"?
(c) Don Quixote.
(d) Francisco Franco.
2. In which university does Rivkeh teach Russian affairs?
(a) Bronx University.
(b) Brooklyn College.
(c) Columbia University.
(d) New York University.
3. At the very end of Chapter 13, to which city does Asher travel?
(b) New York City.
4. What kind of hat does Asher wear?
(c) Baseball cap.
(d) Fisherman's cap.
5. What language does the Rebbe encourage Asher to study in college?
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Asher and Jacob Kahn go to view a Van Gogh exhibit?
2. For how much do Asher's small paintings sell?
3. In Chapter 11, Asher mentions that which character has passed away?
4. Where is Asher in the beginning of Chapter 13?
5. In Chapter 11, where does Asher spend the month of July?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 13, Asher's understanding of his mythic ancestor changes. What does Asher realize about him?
2. What does Asher draw for his enemy classmate? Describe the picture.
3. What types of paintings does Jacob Kahn emphasize in his trips with Asher to the Metropolitan Museum of Art? Why?
4. Before meeting with Jacob Kahn for the first time, Asher receives an assignment from him to read a story from the New Testament. What is the story? How does Asher feel about reading it?
5. Describe the reactions of Aryeh and Rivkeh when Asher announces that he plans to spend the summer in Europe.
6. Describe the person with whom Asher stays in Florence.
7. What is the illness that forces Jacob Kahn into bed for a few days?
8. What objects does Asher notice in his parents' bedroom?
9. Describe Asher's surroundings while he lives with Jacob Kahn in Provincetown.
10. What does Aryeh look like in Chapter 12, after Rivkeh has spent several years with him in Europe?
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