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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does the narrator go second in the search for Louise?
(a) Elgin's house.
(b) Louise's apartment.
(c) Louise's hospital.
(d) Elgin's research facility.
2. What does the narrator first notice that is odd about the cottage upon returning?
(a) There is a note on the door.
(b) All the lights are on.
(c) The bed is unmade.
(d) The refrigerator is full.
3. What is the name of the narrator's boss?
4. When back in London, where does the narrator first go?
(a) Elgin's parent's house.
(b) Louise's hospital.
(c) Elgin's house.
(d) The narrator's old apartment.
5. What does Louise say about seeking treatment?
(a) It's not necessary.
(b) She needs it but has no money.
(c) She has already been in treatment.
(d) She needs it but would rather die.
6. Where did the narrator find the animal he or she adopts?
(a) Animal shelter.
(b) Vet's office.
(d) Inside the home when he or she moved in.
7. Who ends up being at the cottage when the narrator returns from London?
(a) Louise and the narrator's boss.
(b) Jacqueline and Louise.
(c) Louise and Elgin.
8. Where does the narrator go in an attempt to find comfort in the countryside?
(b) Group therapy.
9. Where do Louise and the narrator go together on vacation?
(b) Los Angeles.
10. What condition does Louise have?
(a) Brain tumor.
(d) Bipolar disorder.
11. Why does Louise finally decide to leave Elgin?
(a) She thinks it's the best decision for everybody.
(b) She can't stand to be with him one more night.
(c) He physically abuses her.
(d) He mentally beats her down.
12. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
(d) Louise's doctor.
13. How does Louise grow throughout the novel?
(a) She realizes she loves the narrator.
(b) She realizes she doesn't need anybody else.
(c) She realizes that it's more important to be with somebody who takes care of you than who loves you.
(d) She realizes she does need treatment.
14. What language does the narrator translate for work?
15. Why does the narrator try to distance himself/herself from his/her boss?
(a) The narrator is scared of having feelings for anybody else.
(b) The narrator has been having an affair with somebody else.
(c) The narrator hates her.
(d) The narrator is not interested in having an affair with her.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator's boss urge him or her to do?
2. How does Elgin grow throughout the novel?
3. Why is it significant that Louise and the narrator go on vacation?
4. Who does trusts Elgin the least?
5. What does the reader learn about the narrator over the course of the novel?
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