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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. Triton recalls a time when he is making lasagna and Nili tells him that ___.
(a) He's preparing it all wrong.
(b) He doesn't belong there.
(c) He reminds her of a childhood friend.
(d) She thinks he's cute.
2. When Triton takes towels to Miss Nili's and Mr. Salgado's room, what does he accidentally see?
(a) A note from Miss Nili to Mr. Salgado.
(b) Mr. Salgado with another woman.
(c) Mr. Salgado doing drugs.
(d) A nude Miss Nili.
3. How does Mr. Salgado feel when Miss Nili is around?
4. As Mr. Salgado drives the Land-Rover to the observatory, what does he almost hit?
5. Who calls Nili right before lunch is served to the poker crowd?
(b) Her former employer.
(c) Her sister.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Triton unpacks Nili's suitcases, what fascinates him?
2. Why does Miss Nili borrow Mr. Salgado's blue shirt?
3. At the poker party, Mr. Salgado can't eat and drinks too much beer because he's worried about what?
4. When the men at the poker party call to Triton to bring more beer, what does he do?
5. While Triton is in the kitchen after the Christmas Eve dinner, who visits him, and why?
Short Essay Questions
1. What transformations does the household undergo after Miss Nili moves into Mr. Salgado's house?
2. Describe Triton's experience at the Christmas Eve dinner.
3. Describe the trip Mr. Salgado, Mr. Liyanage, and Triton take to the observatory.
4. How does Triton grow and evolve from "Part I, Kolla" to "Part II, Cook's Joy" in Reef?
5. What does Mr. Salgado do on Christmas Eve?
6. Explain how the ocean is used as a significant symbol in "Part III, A Thousand Fingers".
7. What happens after Mr. Salgado accuses Miss Nili of sleeping with Robert?
8. After Miss Nili quits her job at The Sea Hopper Hotel, she spends much more time with Mr. Salgado. In what ways does he become more like her during this phase?
9. How does Mr. Salgado's personality change after Nili moves into the house?
10. Despite his misgivings, Mr. Salgado accepts the job offered to him by his friend, Mr. Dias Liyanage. How does this affect Triton?
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