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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 16.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Reta decide not to attend the funeral for the person at Scribano & Lawrence?
(a) Because Reta thinks the person who died was not good.
(b) Because Reta is going to see Norah instead.
(c) Because Reta cannot handle more grief.
(d) Because Reta does not know the person who died very well.
2. What does Reta do in lieu of attending the funeral for the person at Scribano & Lawrence?
(a) Reta sends flowers and a note.
(b) Reta does nothing.
(c) Reta brings a plant to the office.
(d) Reta grieves at home with her family.
3. What is the name of the university Norah is accepted to in 1998?
(a) University of Victoria.
(b) McGill University.
(c) St. Mary's University.
(d) King's College.
4. Why does Reta become angry at the male author being interviewed on the literary television show?
(a) Because he is more successful than she is.
(b) Because he doesn't mention any female writers who have influenced him.
(c) Because he lacks talent and imagination.
(d) Because he dismisses her writing to the host.
5. How does Reta explain Norah's strange behavior to Christine and Natalie?
(a) Reta tells them Norah is living a life in pursuit of beauty.
(b) Reta tells them Norah is living a life of sacrifice and good will.
(c) Reta tells them Norah is living a life in pursuit of goodness.
(d) Reta tells them Norah is living a life devoted to God.
Short Answer Questions
1. What two actual events do Reta's writer friends also discuss at the Orange Blossom Room?
2. What praise does Reta give Alexander Valkner about his article "The History of Dictionaries"?
3. What sport have Christine and Natalie given up playing on Saturdays to spend the day with Norah?
4. How does Reta approach Norah when she visits her in early November?
5. According to Reta, what are women still dismissed and excluded from?
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