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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 a courier deliver to Renee?
(a) A pair of tickets.
(b) A small cat statue.
(c) An invitation.
(d) An expensive book.

2. How does Kakuro respond when Renee quotes from the book?
(a) He laughs.
(b) He frowns at her audacity.
(c) He finishes the quote.
(d) He tells her she has misquoted.

3. What does Renee do in response to the gift?
(a) Goes and knocks on Kakuro's door.
(b) Writes a thank you note right away.
(c) Nothing yet.
(d) Sends the book back.

4. What wakes Renee early the next morning?
(a) A phone call.
(b) A crash.
(c) A scream.
(d) A knock on her door.

5. In what way does Paloma's mother differ from most of the tenants in the building?
(a) Her politics.
(b) Her religion.
(c) Her love of the outdoors.
(d) Having young children still at home.

Short Answer Questions

1. What makes Paloma wonder what else a person might ignore?

2. What is Paloma escaping?

3. What does Renee later think she should have done differently in response to the gift?

4. Why does Paloma prefer her aunt and uncle to her own parents?

5. What does Manuela say about Renee's looks when Renee dons her borrowed dress?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Renee think of Kakuro's bathroom and what surprises her about it?

2. Why does Paloma displease a teacher at her school?

3. What does Manuela tell Renee about Kakuro's apartment, and what is Renee's response?

4. With whom does Paloma have tea and how does she respond to the event?

5. What does Paloma want of Renee when she comes to Renee's door at eight?

6. Briefly describe Renee's dinner with Kakuro.

7. What does Kakuro send Renee and what does she do?

8. What does Renee do when a package comes for Columbe?

9. What fight does Paloma describe between her mother and another woman?

10. What does Renee think is wrong with Columbe's thesis and why?

(see the answer keys)

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