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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How do the passengers of the ship track Twain's progress when he sneaks ashore in Athens?
(a) Barking dogs.
(b) Alarms.
(c) Messenger updates.
(d) The light of the moon.

2. How does Twain describe the streets of Genoa?
(a) Wide and open.
(b) Like pig sties.
(c) Dirty and disgusting.
(d) Like caves.

3. What does Twain find mundane about Gibraltar?
(a) Its history.
(b) Its legends.
(c) Its guides.
(d) Its people.

4. What are the great attractions in Genoa?
(a) Canals and pizza.
(b) Wineries and prisons.
(c) Gardens and wineries.
(d) Palaces and cathedrals.

5. What holiday is celebrated aboard the ship?
(a) Independence Day.
(b) Thanksgiving.
(c) Easter.
(d) Christmas.

6. What is the name of the ship?
(a) Bon Voyage.
(b) Quaker City.
(c) Samuel Clemens.
(d) Broken Promises.

7. What is the first site the group visits in Chapter 14?
(a) Champs-Élysées.
(b) The Louvre.
(c) Palace at Versailles.
(d) Notre Dame.

8. Twain is sick of whom in Chapter 27?
(a) Michelangelo.
(b) The British judge.
(c) His cabinmate.
(d) St. Germaine.

9. How is the the American consul general of Tangier introduced?
(a) As a wicked man.
(b) As a man of prestige.
(c) As a lonely man.
(d) As a confident man.

10. What is the first destination?
(a) Mt. Ararat.
(b) The Azores.
(c) Grand Caymans.
(d) The Philippines.

11. In Chapter 28, what finally sparks some interest from Twain and his friends?
(a) The Church of St. Peter.
(b) The Vatican.
(c) The Capuchin Convent.
(d) The Blessed Virgin Grotto.

12. Where does Twain finally find pretty foreign women?
(a) Norway.
(b) Greece.
(c) Spain.
(d) Italy.

13. What does the driver in Chapter 21 suck on for about an hour?
(a) A grass blade.
(b) A cigar stub.
(c) A mint.
(d) His pinkie finger.

14. What does Twain tell the group of poor people to do?
(a) Find a place to hide.
(b) Eat the pigeon food.
(c) Rob a church.
(d) Visit a shelter.

15. What are the forms of transportation used in the first destination?
(a) Wheeled carts and motorbuses.
(b) Wheeled carts, pack mules, and one's own head.
(c) Donkeys and one's own head.
(d) Horses and pack mules.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what does Twain compare Rome at the end of Chapter 28?

2. What does Twain see that fills him with lust?

3. Due to Italy's tenuous financial state, Twain is confused by its what?

4. What is the first site seen in Rome?

5. For what does the advertisement in the beginning of the story encourage people to register?

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