Silk Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Alessandro Baricco
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 31-33.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Helene's most beautiful attribute?
(a) She has a beautiful face.
(b) She has beautiful hair.
(c) She has beautiful feet.
(d) She has a beautiful voice.

2. What is happening in America at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Aircraft is being built.
(b) The pilgrims are landing at Plymouth.
(c) The Civil War.
(d) George Washington is President.

3. How far does Joncour travel for eggs on his first trip outside of Europe?
(a) 3000 miles for 4 months.
(b) 1500 miles.
(c) 500 miles to London, England.
(d) 1600 miles by sea and 800 miles over land.

4. At the house of Hara Kei, what does he have caged near the entrance?
(a) Lions.
(b) Bears.
(c) Exotic birds.
(d) Tigers.

5. What was Joncour wearing the first time Baldabiou saw him?
(a) A suit.
(b) A uniform.
(c) Shorts.
(d) Work overalls.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Baldabiou observe about the silkworm trade in 1861?

2. When Baldabiou assembles all of Lavelledieu's silk manufacturers, what do they think of Japan?

3. What happens to the silk eggs in Europe at the beginning of the novel?

4. Where did Baldabiou first see Joncour?

5. What happens to Joncour's neighbor, initially?

(see the answer key)

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