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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. Why does the Baron want Cosimo to come down from the trees?
(a) to help his little brother
(b) to stop his mother from crying
(c) to go to a monastery
(d) to assume his duties as a Baron heir
2. What kind of plants does Cosimo find in a neighbor's garden?
(a) tropical plants
(b) from all over the world
(c) nut trees
(d) tomato plants
3. What does Sinforosa do for the band of little boys?
(a) tells them where the ripe fruit is
(b) gives them cast off clothing
(c) gives them biscuits and wine
(d) tells them where to sleep at night
4. What kind of dog does Cosimo befriend?
(a) a Komodor
(b) a poodle
(c) a retriever
(d) a dachshund
5. Why is the meal at the beginning of the book significant?
(a) it will be Cosimo's last on the ground
(b) Cosimo's brother betrayed him by eating it
(c) Cosimo's sister cooked it
(d) it is of snails
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cosimo kill that has come up the tree where he is?
2. Why does Cosimo believe olive trees are great for climbing?
3. How does Cosimo get a winter coat?
4. How does Cosimo defend himself against a suggest of trespass in the garden?
5. What happens to Gian de Brughi?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Biagio do in the morning after his brother spent the first night in the trees?
2. Why does Cosimo begin writing to authors of books he likes?
3. Who is Sinforosa?
4. What does Cosimo tell Viola about a decision and what happens when he tells her?
5. How does Cosimo stay warm in the trees in the winter?
6. What does Cosimo tell Biagio about their uncle's activities and what does he want to do about them?
7. Why is Cosimo curious about Gian de Brughi?
8. What does Battista do to make Cosimo come home and what is the result of her action?
9. Why does Cosimo talk with the Abbe so much and what happens as the result?
10. Describe the discussion about trees that takes place at the beginning of chapter ten.
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