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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What sight saddens Desiderio upon passing it in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler?
2. What do the centaurs decide to do to Desiderio and Albertina, which Desiderio is sure they won't survive?
3. What does the Count claim to be aroused by in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler?
4. Who does Desiderio discover Lafleur is in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
5. Who does Albertina contact once in flight gear in Chapter 8, The Castle?
Short Essay Questions
1. What clothing are the Count and Desiderio given to put on in the brothel in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler? Where are they taken?
2. Where does Desiderio travel in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler? Who offers him a ride?
3. What does the tribal chief order done to the Count and his companions in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
4. Where are Desiderio and his companions taken to meet the tribal chief in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa? What is the Count's reaction?
5. What do the centaurs do to Albertina and Desiderio in Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time after taking them to their village?
6. What does the Count do upon spotting a brothel in Chapter 5, The Erotic Traveler?
7. What does Albertina show Desiderio on the castle grounds in Chapter 8, The Castle? What is his reaction?
8. What do the pirates do upon boarding the ship in Chapter 6, The Coast of Africa?
9. What happens the morning after Albertina's ordeal in Chapter 7, Lost in Nebulous Time?
10. How does Desiderio kill Dr. Hoffman and Albertina in the end of Chapter 8, The Castle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the character of the Professor in the narrative. How does Desiderio meet him? What does he learn from the Professor? What is the Professor's job?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the actions and events of the climax in Chapter 2, The Mansion of Midnight. Who are the Determination Police? Why is Desiderio presumed guilty of murder? How does he escape?
Essay Topic 3
Describe and discuss the central character in the story, Desiderio. What is notable about Desiderio's heritage? What happened to his parents?
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