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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What vanity does the author say is expected in a young man?
(a) To comb his hair.
(b) To pluck his nostril hairs.
(c) To put on perfume.
(d) To look in the mirror.
2. What does Beatrice call the rumors circling about her abilities as a gardener?
3. What stones does it feel like are sparkling among the bubbles of the fountain?
(a) Rubies and marbles.
(b) Diamonds and rubies.
(c) Crystals and gems.
(d) Gems and marbles.
4. What does the author say Giovanni's pulses had throbbed with?
(a) Thin blood.
(b) Luminous blood.
(c) Clotted blood.
(d) Feverish blood.
5. What does Baglioni say that Rappaccini doesn't respect?
(a) Human life.
(b) Family values.
(c) The rules of the medical profession.
(d) The traditions of academia.
6. Where does Rappaccini watch Beatrice and Giovanni from?
(a) His garden shed.
(b) The garden entrance.
(c) Giovanni's bedroom.
(d) His bedroom.
7. What does Beatrice say her father's love for science has done to her?
(a) Shown her true beauty.
(b) Estranged her from society.
(c) Given her a grounding in life.
(d) Made her into a recluse.
8. What does Giovanni say Beatrice's prayers taint the atmosphere with?
9. What does the author say Beatrice grief was beyond?
10. What does Beatrice say is the only thing true about her?
(a) The keeness of her smile.
(b) The look from her eyes.
(c) The words from her lips.
(d) The choke of her laughter.
11. What passes over Giovanni like a shadow?
12. Where does Beatrice say the purple shrub came from?
(a) From the heavens.
(b) The devil.
(c) Her father created it.
(d) She created it.
13. What word does the author use to describe Giovanni's bedroom?
(b) Pig sty.
14. What does Baglioni say the perfume he can smell in Giovanni's apartment is like?
(a) The breath of a flower.
(b) The spray of deodrant.
(c) The squirt of lemon juice.
(d) The breath of a lady.
15. Who does Giovanni say has pale intelligence in this section?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Baglioni chuckle to himself on the staircase?
2. What does Giovanni suggest that Beatrice and himself go to church to do?
3. Complete the following sentence "If fame says..."
4. What does the author say recollection of former scenes with Beatrice has makes him do?
5. What does Giovanni see Beatrice do when she sees the purple plant?
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