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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter Twelve.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Lessing's parents do in preparation for their next voyage?
(a) They had their teeth removed.
(b) They drew up a legal will.
(c) They saved money scrupulously.
(d) They studied French.
2. What did Sonny Jameson borrow from Lessing?
(a) Her short stories.
(b) Her fountain pen.
(c) Her collection of Everyman books.
(d) Her typewriter.
3. What did Lessing's parents think of the Whiteheads when they first met them?
(a) That they could betray them at any time.
(b) That they should return to England.
(c) That they would be useful in developing relationships.
(d) That they were shifty and unsatisfactory.
4. What development in young John's life took very little effort from Lessing?
(c) Toilet training.
5. After returning to England, where did Lessing's family settle?
(a) In Persia.
(b) In the East End.
(c) In Southern Rhodesia.
(d) In Bloomsbury.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Lessing first experience a social event in which she and black people were treated equally?
2. What type of play did Lessing write while at the Convent?
3. Where did the young people in Lessing's circles get their beer?
4. How many biographers were writing about Lessing at the time that she wrote the book?
5. What did Lessing do while she spent her days with John?
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