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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the setting of On Hope?
(a) Argentina.
(b) Gibraltar.
(c) Spain.
(d) New Mexico.

2. How does the author say the night had fallen in The Falling Girl?
(a) Eerily.
(b) Spookily.
(c) Craftily.
(d) Nervously.

3. What is the older Borges doing in the hotel room in August 25, 1983?
(a) Committing suicide.
(b) Writing a novel.
(c) Spying on his wife.
(d) Killing his wife.

4. When was the author of Weather in San Francisco born?
(a) 1964.
(b) 1950.
(c) 1949.
(d) 1935.

5. Who is the author of Iguana Hunting?
(a) Luisa Valenzuela.
(b) Edla van Steen.
(c) Doris Lessing.
(d) Hernan Lara Zavala.

6. Who is the central character in La Volpaia?
(a) Peter.
(b) Paulo.
(c) Guiliano.
(d) Julio.

7. Where is the university student in La Volpaia departing by train?
(a) Italy.
(b) Switzerland.
(c) France.
(d) England.

8. Where does the teacher go with the student in The Boy?
(a) A museum.
(b) A car show.
(c) A play.
(d) A hotel.

9. Who does Catherine hope will come to her birthday party in the end of Homage to Isaac Babel?
(a) Mark.
(b) Philip.
(c) Jason.
(d) Jack.

10. What is the name of the dentist in One of These Days?
(a) Krishnan Varma.
(b) Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
(c) Aurelio Escovar.
(d) Jorge Luis Borges.

11. Who is the author of On Hope?
(a) Spencer Holst.
(b) Julio Cortazar.
(c) Margaret Atwood.
(d) Jorge Luis Borges.

12. Who is the author of The Laugher?
(a) Josef Skvorecky.
(b) Heinrich Boll.
(c) Yasunari Kawabata.
(d) David Michael Kaplan.

13. What are the Maori tribesmen fishing for in At the River?
(a) Carp.
(b) Eel.
(c) Trout.
(d) Bass.

14. What is the age difference of the men in the hotel room in August 25, 1983?
(a) 3 years.
(b) 30 years.
(c) 10 years.
(d) 23 years.

15. Where do they bury the player in Death of the Right Fielder?
(a) Next to the field.
(b) In his backyard.
(c) On the field.
(d) In a cemetery.

Short Answer Questions

1. The author of The Grass-Eaters hails from where?

2. Who is the author of Blue?

3. The author of One of These Days hails from where?

4. From what country is the author of Happy Endings?

5. Who is the author of Happy Endings?

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