Mid-Book Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of talent does Battista have?
2. Why do the boys' mothers get upset with them?
3. How does the Count that visits feel about Cosimo's life?
4. What does Cosimo's father yell out to him at dinner?
5. Who helps Cosimo with his plans?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Cosimo spend his time after the army shows up?
2. What is Cosimo's thoughts concerning the people living below him?
3. Why is Cosimo's mother nicknamed the Generalessa?
4. What results from Cosimo convincing Sulpico that he is a Freemason?
5. Where does the girl get her first glimpse of Cosimo and what does she do?
6. Who turns up again in Cosimo's life and who is with him?
7. With what important meal does the book open with?
8. Describe an activity Cosimo has learned well and that his dog helps him with.
9. How does the Count who visits the family feel about Cosimo's choice?
10. What do the townspeople see and say about Viola and Cosimo?
Cosimo holds ideals with more fervor than he does love.
1. What do you think is meant by this statement? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. What ideal that you hold means so much to you that you would give up love for it? Why or why not would you do that?
3. Do you think beliefs are worth giving up love for? Why or why not?
Cosimo and his father come to an agreement that allows for the continuing of Cosimo's education because the Baron is finally willing to approach his son like a free-thinking individual whose agreement is needed in order to know how to proceed.
1. What is the difference between a parent who respects a child as a free-thinking individual and one who doesn't?
2. Do you think Cosimo is old enough to be seen as a free-thinking individual? Why or why not?
3. What do you think are some of the ways a parent can demonstrate that they see their child as a free-thinking individual rather than simply an extension of the parent?
Biagio wants all the more to assure Cosimo of his loyalty despite his remaining on the ground, and so agrees to supply him with everything he requires to set up a more permanent dwelling in the trees.
1. Why do you think Biagio is not joining his brother in the trees? Use examples from the text to support your answer.
2. Do you think Biagio is right or wrong for making it easier for his brother to remain in the trees? Why or why not?
3. What do you think of Cosimo's attempts to pressure his younger brother into helping him?
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