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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the name of Brenda's estranged husband?
2. Why does Freda especially love the hand-shaking ritual?
(a) She likes to learn Italian phrases.
(b) She loves to flirt.
(c) She can see Vittorio.
(d) She wants a promotion.
3. What beverage does Brenda fix for Patrick?
4. To what type of man had Brenda been married?
5. What does Patrick do before working on the toilet?
(a) Removes his shirt and jacket.
(b) Lays out his tools.
(c) Asks for a cup of coffee.
(d) Puts on rubber gloves.
6. How does Freda feel walking with Brenda?
7. How do Brenda and Freda get to work?
(a) Take a bus.
(c) Take the subway.
8. For what day is the company outing scheduled?
9. Why is there an air of excitement in the wine factory?
(a) Summer vacation is almost here.
(b) The Christmas party is coming up.
(c) The men are excited about the outing.
(d) There is talk of everyone getting a raise.
10. How many times has Freda been married?
11. Freda has periods of rage and __________.
12. How old was Freda when her mother died?
13. What distresses Brenda about her life?
(a) Her conciliatory nature.
(b) Her lack of a formal education.
(c) Her lack of a Master's degree.
(d) Her bad choices about men.
14. What does Freda find outside the apartment?
(a) A stray cat.
(b) An abandoned baby.
(c) A bicycle.
(d) A note from Vittorio.
15. How does Maria try to stay warm at work?
(a) She wears her coat all day.
(b) She climbs into a mailbag.
(c) She uses a space heater.
(d) She wears three sweaters.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where are Freda and Brenda located as the story begins?
2. How can Brenda be characterized?
3. Who is the woman at the factory who adores Freda?
4. What does Freda do to Brenda out of spite one day?
5. Where does Rossi regularly summon Brenda?
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