Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Of what is Pascali's observation about Hassan a symbol?
(a) For the type of detail he must avoid giving in his reports.
(b) For how he must throw his reports into the waters of the Sultan's eyes.
(c) Of how intention does not ensure success.
(d) For how the offspring is an improvement from the former generation.
2. Who does Pascali follow?
(a) Lydia and Izzet.
(b) Smith and Lydia.
(c) Lydia and Bowles.
(d) No one.
3. What does Herr Gesing believe about British trade?
(a) That they are less inept than the Turks.
(b) That Britain only opposes politics when it is harming their trade.
(c) That they have blundered their way into wealth.
(d) That they only rival the Americans.
4. What does Pascali see on the shore line as he passes by?
(a) Two gulls fighting over a piece of crab.
(b) The fisherman Smith unloading cargo into a small boat.
(c) Lydia and Bowles searching the tide pools.
(d) Two men pretending to fight.
5. What happens to the statue in the church on festival day?
(a) It starts talking.
(b) It is stolen.
(c) Statue suddenly falls forward, striking the concrete and beheading itself.
(d) It comes alive and starts healing people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do Lydia and Pascali talk about concerning the boats?
2. What is the motivating factor in Izzet agreeing to meet with Bowles?
3. What does Pascali tell Bowles he would not be allowed to do even with a lease?
4. Of what does Izzet warn Pascali?
5. What is the overarching emotion that the newcomer exudes?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why do you think Pascali continues to let Bowles dictate the terms of their interaction?
2. How is the concept of lighting discussed and interpreted by Pascali
3. Why do you think Pascali blends reality and illusion to create realism in imaginary settings?
4. How does the symbolism in this section express the duality of the natures of both Bowles and Pascali?
5. What is some information that Pascali has learned in this section and do you think any of the information will determine a course of action for Pascali?
6. What is ironic about Pasha buying land from the locals?
7. In continuing his report to the Sultan, what parallels does Pascali note?
8. What are some signs of the high level of tension present on the island?
9. How does Pascali represent the theme of violence symbolically?
10. By this section, can we be certain as to whether Pascali is a reliable narrator?
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