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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What bill does the narrator pay for a full year before moving?
(a) Apartment rent.
2. Which of the following is the narrator afraid of?
(a) Louise treating their relationship like an affair.
(b) Louise fearing a relationship with the narrator.
(c) Elgin finding out about Louise's affair with the narrator.
(d) Jacqueline hurting Louise and Elgin.
3. Which of the following states does it seem that the narrator likes, becoming apparent after the narrator moves?
(a) Being on the road.
(b) Being safe.
(c) Being in love.
(d) Being heartbroken.
4. Why is the narrator's boss a significant character?
(a) She helps lead the narrator back to Louise.
(b) She takes the narrator's mind off Louise.
(c) She gives the narrator money to find Louise.
(d) She discourages the narrator from finding Louise.
5. Why does the narrator decide to go back to the countryside after looking for Louise?
(a) The narrator would rather be in aguish alone than rattle Louise's new life.
(b) The mistake is irreparable.
(c) Louise is probably dead.
(d) The narrator's boss is willing to have an affair.
6. What does Louise say about seeking treatment?
(a) It's not necessary.
(b) She has already been in treatment.
(c) She needs it but has no money.
(d) She needs it but would rather die.
7. Who promises to keep the narrator informed about Louise's condition?
(a) Louise's doctor.
8. What location does the narrator call while looking for Louise and after returning from the countryside?
(a) A clinic in Switzerland.
(b) A cancer research facility in Paris.
(c) An apartment in New York.
(d) A hospital in Amsterdam.
9. What type of animal does the narrator adopt?
10. What does Elgin get tired of hearing?
(a) Jacqueline's phone calls.
(b) The narrator's phone calls.
(c) Louise and the narrator carrying on their affair.
(d) Louise's complaints about health concerns.
11. What does the narrator begin to find comfort in while living in the countryside?
12. Which of the following describes the time Louise and the narrator lived together?
(b) Intense fury.
13. What does the reader learn about the narrator over the course of the novel?
(a) The memory the narrator reveals is a happy one.
(b) The narrator would like to get revenge on Elgin.
(c) The narrator doesn't actually love Louise.
(d) The narrator is once again having an affair.
14. When the narrator returns to the country, how does he or she get from the train station to the cottage?
(b) Taxi cab.
15. Upon moving, why does the narrator begin studying?
(a) To know what Louise is going through.
(b) To reveal Elgin as a fraud.
(c) To tell Louise's story.
(d) To begin working on translations again.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Louise and the narrator go together on vacation?
2. After how many weeks searching for Louise does the narrator decide to go back to the country?
3. What can the reader infer about Elgin before the narrator moves?
4. Who does the narrator believe is waiting for him or her in the cottage upon returning?
5. How does Louise grow throughout the novel?
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