Chapter 1, "An Evening in Venice"
1. What rhythm does Count Marcello tell the narrator that Venice follows?
(a) The rhythm of bella Italia.
(b) The rhythm of the wheel.
(c) The rhythm of the water.
(d) The rhythm of Carnival.
2. What is Count Marcello talking about when he mentions oil painting and sunlight as examples?
(b) The gifts of Venice.
3. What does Count Marcello insist Venetians never do?
(b) Tell the truth.
(c) Walk to work.
(d) Sit on St. Mark's square.
4. Why does the narrator say he's come to Venice in February?
(a) He happens to be doing research for a book.
(b) Venice looks best at this time of year.
(c) The weather is perfect at this time of year.
(d) At this time of year, Venetians have Venice all to themselves.
5. What are Signor and Signora Seguso doing when they notice the fire?
(a) Getting ready for bed.
(b) Sitting down to dinner.
(c) Reading the newspaper.
(d) Watching television.
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