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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Terri think of the other couple's relationship?
(a) It is wonderful and inviting.
(b) It is horrible and she is glad hers isn't like it.
(c) It is unclear because the narrator fails to recount Terri's dialogue.
(d) It is innocent and will change after awhile.
2. Which of the following symbolizes the hopelessness the characters feel about finding real love?
(a) The glass spilling on the table.
(b) The meal burning in the oven.
(c) The rainstorm.
(d) The discovery that the group's favorite restaurant is closed.
3. Why might point of view play a role in how Mel's relationship is perceived by the reader?
(a) Point of view does not play a significant role in the story.
(b) The narrator may feel negatively toward Mel's relationship, thereby influencing the reader's opinion.
(c) The story is told from Mel's point of view, so the reader only understands his relationship.
(d) The narrator is neutral toward Mel's relationship, allowing for free interpretation by the reader.
4. Why does Mel become frustrated?
(a) He cannot open the wine bottle.
(b) He has difficulty remembering things.
(c) He has trouble understanding the emotional aspects of the heart.
(d) His wife is constantly interrupting him.
5. Which of the following is a connotation of the word 'heart'?
(a) The organ responsible for moving blood around the body.
(b) Emotions and memories connected to loving and feeling.
(c) A geometrical shape usually given on Valentine's Day.
(d) The center of something.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what part of the story does the exposition appear?
2. To whom does Mel become abusive?
3. Where are the other characters when Mel begins to talk about love?
4. Which of the following is the resolution following the climax?
5. What is Mel unable to do in this story?
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