Each question in this quiz is timed.
1. In the first paragraph, the author creates a rhythm in the writing that reflects the rhythm of the narrator's early life by -
A. the contrasting use of I and we
B. the repetitive use of before
C. the avoidance of complex, multi-syllable words
D. the vagueness of the setting in time and place
2. Although the book is a piece of fiction, the repeated use of "I" allows the reader to determine that the writing is presented as -
B. science fiction
3. Which of the following best describes the narrator's feelings about the house on Mango Street?
A. a mixture of satisfaction and disappointment
B. relief at having escaped from the slums
C. indifference to the drawbacks of the place
D. total happiness at finally having a home
4. The italicizing and repetition of "there" in paragraphs 9 and 10 serves to create a tone of ---
5. The narrator's desire to have a "house I can point to" reveals her belief that a house reflects a person's...-
6. From the passage, the reader can infer that the main reason for the many moves experienced by the narrator was --
A. desie to find a safer neighborhood
B. new babies increasing the family's size
C. problems with landlords
D. need for a large yard and more than one bathroom
7. The last sentence of chapter 1 shows that the narrator---
A. believes her mother and father that the house is temporary
B. thinks the family will not move again any time soon
C. is happy to finally have a house to live in
D. regrets leaving the family's other apartment
8. Which of the following is NOT a supporting detail in the description of the "real house" in paragraph 4?
A. "running water and pipes that worked"
B. "stairs inside"
C. "a basement and at least three washrooms"
D. "stories she told us before we went to bed"