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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. When the painter returns Alessandra drawings to her, what does he ask?
(a) If he can teach her.
(b) For her to keep it a secret.
(c) For his drawing back.
(d) If she is happy.

2. How does Alessandra get the painter to let her in the chapel in Chapter 29?
(a) She bribes him.
(b) She begs him.
(c) She tricks him.
(d) She just opens the door.

3. In Chapter 31, why does Alessandra want to see the painter during the night?
(a) Because she wants to learn about his life.
(b) Because she is jealous of Erila.
(c) Because she is lonely.
(d) Because he cries out.

4. In Chapter 21, why does Alessandra begin spending time in Cristoforo's library?
(a) She is afraid to go out.
(b) She wants to learn more.
(c) The library is pretty.
(d) The city bores her.

5. Who tells the painter about Alessandra's pregnancy?
(a) Alessandra.
(b) Tomaso.
(c) Plautilla.
(d) Alessandra's mother.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Alessandra do after cutting her finger in Chapter 27?

2. In Chapter 48, what does Alessandra say the painter did while staying in Florence?

3. How does Cristoforo react to the plague?

4. Why does Alessandra fake her tumor?

5. In Chapter 45, who is arrested after Savonarola?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens to the painter after he is released from jail in Chapter 42?

2. In Chapter 22, what worries Cristoforo about the current political climate?

3. Why does Cristoforo want Alessandra to kick the painter out of their house in Chapter 34?

4. How does painting the convent's chapel's fresco affect Alessandra?

5. What does Alessandra do after learning Cristoforo has faked his death?

6. Why does Alessandra apologize to her mother in Chapter 35?

7. What makes Alessandra's life in the convent less pleasing to her?

8. How does Erila react when she learns that Alessandra and the painter made love?

9. What does Alessandra do when she begins to go into labor?

10. What happens when Alessandra visits the chapel before the dedication?

(see the answer keys)

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