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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How old is the boy in "March 1944" who arrives at the 92nd General Hospital missing 3 fingers?
2. While talking about various salaries Lewis says that his research shows the Questore of Naples makes the most, at what amount per month?
3. When Salvatore Loreto is captured in "August 1944," which of the following is the hospital in which Lewis finds him?
4. When Lewis refuses the blanket-requesting prostitute at the police station, she remains good natured and accepts what other item Lewis offers?
5. As Lewis makes himself acquainted with Benevento, he says that the new Marshal of the town is a man by what name?
Short Essay Questions
1. What revelation does Lewis have about the young girl who comes to the police station asking for her weekly blanket in "August 1944"?
2. To what does Lewis attribute the differences found in Pozzuoli compared with other regions nearby in his discussion of that area?
3. Describe the A-Force's plot when they attempt to use Italian prostitutes against the Germans and why the plan fails.
4. When Lewis recounts the tale of the five British soldiers who managed to escape from German prison camps, what method does he say the soldiers used?
5. While in Benevento Lewis discusses the diseases that have sprung up among the people. What methods does Lewis use to try to prevent another bout of malaria?
6. During April 1944 what reason does Lewis give for the huge number of prostitutes in Naples?
7. What attitude does Vittorio Fortuna have when Lewis arrests him, and what reason might there be for his attitude?
8. After Frazer is posted and his relationship with Signora Lola ends Lewis mentions that Lola and her friend will be going to the island of Capri to "deflate." What is meant by this?
9. Describe the murder of five Moors as "June 1944" opens.
10. What comment does Lewis make about Lago Averno when he visits the location?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast the experience of Lewis and his fellow British soldiers with that of the American Army to which they are assigned when the men first reach Salerno in September. Be sure to include supporting information from the text.
Essay Topic 2
Explain and discuss three main challenges in the Allied attempts to stop the black market in Naples and Lewis' views on each. Be sure to cite supporting information from the text.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast Lewis' thoughts and views on the Neapolitan people at the beginning of the book with his thoughts and views of them at the conclusion of the book. Include quotes and supporting information from the text.
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