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Muriel Barbery
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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. What does Paloma begin to drink in the morning?
(a) Hot chocolate.
(b) Tea.
(c) A soda.
(d) Coffee.

2. Why of Paloma punished?
(a) For being rude to her mother.
(b) For correcting her father in front of company.
(c) For refusing to do her homework.
(d) For slapping her sister.

3. Who does Manuela see on the steps?
(a) A stray dog.
(b) Arthens daughter.
(c) A stray cat.
(d) Paloma crying.

4. How is Paloma's mother is towards everything else besides the one important thing?
(a) Occasionally excited.
(b) Mildly interested.
(c) Indifferent.
(d) Antagonistic.

5. Which of Tolstoy's books does Renee love in particular?
(a) War and Peace.
(b) The Cossacks.
(c) Anna Karenina.
(d) The Power of Darkness.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Paloma think of Maître Arthens?

2. What breed is Athena?

3. What was Renee's husband like?

4. What does Renee Michel do for a living?

5. How does Madame Badoise injure her ankle?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Paloma think of Maître Arthens?

2. What way did Paloma consider suicide and what why does she finally settle upon in her mind?

3. What note does Renee receive and what astounds her about the note?

4. How does the young man who mentions Marx react to Renee's suggestion, and what is Renee's response?

5. How does Madame de Broglie injure her ankle?

6. What does Renee remember about Arthens' son?

7. Why does Chabrot come to Renee's apartment?

8. Who stops to ask Renee something when she and Manuela are talking and what is Renee's feelings about it?

9. What is one of Renee's favorite movie and why?

10. Who is Manuela and what does she want to do?

(see the answer keys)

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