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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Eleven.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After returning to England, where did Lessing's family settle?
(a) In Persia.
(b) In Bloomsbury.
(c) In the East End.
(d) In Southern Rhodesia.
2. What do Lessing's parents do in preparation for their next voyage?
(a) They had their teeth removed.
(b) They saved money scrupulously.
(c) They drew up a legal will.
(d) They studied French.
3. Which of the following killed one of the chickens and took off with a couple of eggs?
(a) A cat.
(b) A snake.
(c) A mischievous child.
(d) A mongoose.
4. How did Lessing's mother cure Lessing's lice problem?
(a) With paraffin.
(b) By washing her hair with scalding hot water.
(c) With expensive shampoo.
(d) By shaving her head.
5. What was the name of Lessing's nanny?
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Lessing's parents think of the Whiteheads when they first met them?
2. Which of the following sparkled in every rock that surrounded the Lessings' home?
3. Which of the following historic examples does Lessing use to support her claims about human nature?
4. How did Lessing's mother pack differently for her new life in Africa than she did for Persia?
5. Where did Lessing's family live before they found property?
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