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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does Jean dream she is when she falls asleep?
(a) In a bookshop.
(b) All of the above.
(c) With everyone who can't make the ultimate decision.
(d) In the city of Lost Chances.
2. Which of the following best characterizes the way Jean sees the past?
(c) A tool.
(d) A parable.
3. What does Winnet do for the boy?
(a) All the above.
(b) Tells him to deny her and blame her to the sorcerer so he can be free.
(c) Defends him to the sorcerer.
(d) She sets him free from his cell.
4. What is Jean's mother's response to the news about Jean's sexuality?
(a) She tells Jean they will always be family no matter what she does.
(b) She demands Jean leave immediately for missionary school.
(c) She breaks every plate in the house and calls the pastor.
(d) She confesses her own affair with another woman.
5. What does the pastor tell Jean when they run into each other?
(a) That the church missed her and her energy.
(b) That he had handled the situation poorly.
(c) The church was better without her.
(d) That Melanie never loved her.
6. What does Jean's mother call Jean's romantic love for another woman?
(b) Aping men.
(c) Intentionally mocking her.
7. How is this fifth chapter of ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT best characterized?
(a) Simple and straightforward.
(b) Symbolic and metaphorical.
(c) Spiritual and Godly.
(d) Cautionary and paranoid.
8. What does Jean say was a big problem looking at history after the second world war?
(a) The need to generate new stories.
(b) Too many ingrediants.
(d) Not a large enough bowl.
9. What advice is Jean trying to give us at the end of the chapter titled Deuteronomy?
(a) Eat healthy food.
(b) There is not difference between fact and fiction.
(c) Forget believing stories.
(d) Don't rely on other's interpretations of stories.
10. Which of the following is a belief held by Jean's mother?
(a) All of the above.
(b) Jean's "demon" stemmed from her inability to realize the limitations of her sex.
(c) Preaching is a man's role and innappropriate for women.
(d) Women have important missionary work.
11. What does the sorcerer want of Winnet?
(a) To convince the townspeople to trust him.
(b) To be his daughter.
(c) To carry a message for him.
(d) To be his apprentice.
12. What was the Awful Occasion?
(a) The time Jean's real mother came to claim her.
(b) The time Jean's parents nearly separated.
(c) The day Melanie left Jean.
(d) When Jean first realized she was involved in "unnatural passions".
13. What matters when looking at the past?
(a) What you want to see.
(c) What curio you are holding.
(d) That order is seen to prevail.
14. According to Jean, what do people often use history for?
(a) To keep busy looking at something other than the present.
(b) A way of denying the past.
(c) To not feel lost.
(d) A way of defining self.
15. What do people do that Jean thinks is folly?
(a) Stop changing how they see the world.
(b) Attach themselves to other people.
(c) Separate story telling from history.
(d) Define the world.
Short Answer Questions
1. What must explorers bring back?
2. What does Jean say about the curious?
3. How does Jean feel about her church before she is accused in the sermon?
4. What does Jean envision her mother wishing for as she waits in her room?
5. What does Jean's visitor tell her while she is locked in?
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