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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Cosimo want his brother to prove he can be trusted?
(a) to steal some jewelery from their mother
(b) to give him food everyday
(c) to talk to Viola
(d) to sneak things for making a shelter

2. What does Gian de Brughi do while in hiding from the law after Cosimo rescued him?
(a) write his memoirs
(b) practices sword play
(c) read books
(d) practice picking locks

3. Who does Cosimo begin correspondences with?
(a) his extended family
(b) writers of the books he likes
(c) the Ecclesiastical Tribunal
(d) the King's court

4. What does Cosimo tell Viola the next time he sees her?
(a) he will never leave the trees
(b) he has joined the band of boys
(c) he loves her
(d) his mother wants him to come home

5. Who is the narrator of this book?
(a) Cosimo's mother
(b) Cosimo's father
(c) Biagio, Cosimo's brother
(d) Battista, Cosimo's sister

6. How far does Cosimo discover the trees go?
(a) at least four neighbors down
(b) beyond even Ombrossa
(c) mostly around his house and Viola's
(d) close to the town

7. Who does the Baron confide in and seek advice from?
(a) his wife
(b) Viola's father
(c) the Cavalier
(d) Cosimo

8. How does the family make another attempt in the afternoon to get Cosimo down?
(a) offering cake and hot chocolate
(b) the father climbs in the trees
(c) says he can eat what he wants
(d) threatens to call the police

9. Who helps Cosimo with his plans?
(a) the Abbe
(b) Viola
(c) the Cavalier
(d) his mother

10. Who does Cosimo's father send after him?
(a) the teacher
(b) his sister
(c) his brother
(d) the Cavalier

11. What does Cosimo do when Gian de Brughi is captured?
(a) claims to have done it himself
(b) rescues him
(c) testifies against him
(d) send him flowers

12. What does Cosimo's mother decide about him staying in the trees?
(a) she disowns him
(b) she makes him a pillow
(c) becomes quite proud of her son
(d) she climbs in the trees herself

13. What does Cosimo's father give him?
(a) better clothes
(b) his sword
(c) a bow and arrows
(d) a new knife

14. Where does Cosimo hide most of his letters?
(a) inside his sleeping bag
(b) in his tent
(c) in an old bird's nest
(d) in the hollow of a tree

15. How do the boys who steal fruit react to Cosimo at first?
(a) think he's wonderful
(b) set a trap for him
(c) they're indifferent
(d) toss him out of the trees

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the Count that visits feel about Cosimo's life?

2. What do the townspeople do when Cosimo tells them of the cave?

3. Why is Cosimo curious about the thieve, Gian de Brughi?

4. What is Cosimo trying to do about the people who live below him?

5. What does Cosimo's mother want to know about his teams?

(see the answer keys)

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