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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In segment 14, what does the narrator begin to flaunt while she is still in school?
(a) A valuable diamond ring.
(b) Her new hairdo.
(c) Fancy clothes.
(d) A fur coat.
2. What has happened to the narrator over the course of the relationship?
(a) She has grown up and become more feminine.
(b) She has lost her interest in sex.
(c) She has become greedy and unkind.
(d) She has aged rapidly and is now unattractive.
3. The narrator tells the lover that she has no desire for him to be ________.
(a) Her friend.
4. Who is the biggest influence on the why the relationship between the narrator and the lover is ending?
(a) The mother.
(b) The lover.
(c) The narrator.
(d) The lover's father.
5. In segment 14, who is an American woman from Boston that runs a house in Paris?
(a) Jean Thomas.
(b) Marie-Claude Carpenter.
(c) Harriet Lagonelle.
(d) Betty Fernandez.
6. What does Hélène Lagonelle talk often of during her conversations with the narrator?
(a) Her boyfriend.
(c) Getting married.
(d) Running away.
7. The lover fears that the narrator only wants his _______.
8. What would the mother do after she emerged from a depressive episode?
(a) Entertain friends in her home.
(b) Order more dresses for herself.
(c) Take the family to restaurants and nightclubs.
(d) Order a general house cleaning.
9. What type of people were attracted to the houses the narrator describes in segment 14?
(c) Note-worthy people.
(d) Young people.
10. In segment 14, which of the following character or characters in the novel does the narrator state she remembers with the most clarity?
(a) Her mother.
(b) Her teachers.
(c) The two women who ran the houses in Paris.
(d) Her father.
11. In what year does the narrator finish high school?
12. What does the narrator tell the lover are inseparable?
(a) His love and her desire.
(b) The narrator and the lover.
(c) His money and her desire.
(d) Hélène Lagonelle and the narrator.
13. Who controlled when and where the lover and the narrator would meet?
(a) The lover.
(b) The narrator.
(c) The older brother.
(d) The mother.
14. Who often joins the lover and the narrator at expensive restaurants and nightclubs?
(a) The narrator's family.
(b) Hélène Lagonelle.
(c) The lover's father.
15. Towards the end of her life, the mother groomed herself for one final professional photograph. What was done to this photograph?
(a) It was never developed properly.
(b) It was sold by the older brother.
(c) It was thrown out by the narrator.
(d) It was retouched to make her look artifical.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do the narrator and the lover first engage in sexual intercourse?
2. How many letters does the younger brother write to his sister during the period after high school?
3. Why can't the narrator turn to her family for support in her isolation?
4. Who does the narrator mainly dance with at the nightclubs?
5. Who is the primary recipient of the older brother's anger?
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