CFA Cycle #1-S2 cloned 2/5/2019
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by Sarah South
| 11 Questions
Note from the author:
English IV CFA-1
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1
1 pt
11-12.1 She could not have told why she was crying. Such experiences as the foregoing were not uncommon in her married life. They seemed never before to have weighed much against the abundance of her husband’s kindness and a uniform devotion which had come to be tacit and self-understood. These lines demonstrate Mrs. Pontellier’s desire to
protect her reputation
question her situation
abandon her dreams
disguise her sorrow
2
1 pt
11.12.2 Paragraphs 14 and 15 contradict a central idea in the text by describing Mr. Pontellier’s
generosity
honesty
humility
sympathy
3
1 pt
11-12.3 The primary purpose of the first paragraph is to
create a metaphor
foreshadow an event
establish a contrast
present a flashback
4
1 pt
11-12.3 Placed in the context of the rest of the text, Mr. Mrs. Pontellier’s disagreement about Raoul’s fever (paragraphs 4-6) reflects
Mr. Pontellier’s concern for his wife’s well-being
Mr. Pontellier’s belief in his authority over his wife
Mrs. Pontellier’s need for her husband’s approval
Mrs. Pontellier’s resentment of her husband’s night out
5
1 pt
11-12.3 Placed in the context of the rest of the text, Mr. Mrs. Pontellier’s disagreement about Raoul’s fever (paragraphs 4-6) reflects
Mr. Pontellier’s concern for his wife’s well-being
Mr. Pontellier’s belief in his authority over his wife
Mrs. Pontellier’s need for her husband’s approval
Mrs. Pontellier’s resentment of her husband’s night out
6
1 pt
11-12.3 Placed in the context of the rest of the text, Mr. Mrs. Pontellier’s disagreement about Raoul’s fever (paragraphs 4-6) reflects
Mr. Pontellier’s concern for his wife’s well-being
Mr. Pontellier’s belief in his authority over his wife
Mrs. Pontellier’s need for her husband’s approval
Mrs. Pontellier’s resentment of her husband’s night out
7
1 pt
11-12.3 In paragraph 6, the author presents Mr. Pontellier as a man who feels
anxious
arrogant
defeated
distracted
8
1 pt
11-12.3 This item does not relate to the passage above. Read the following sentences. Mr. Toony spent most of his days hunched over a pile of books, mostly literary and nonfiction texts. He avoided his neighbors and waylaid any attempts of friendship. In these sentences, the author reveals Mr. Toony’s character through what:
the character says
the character does
other characters say about him
other characters think about him
9
1 pt
11-12.4 The author’s choice of language in paragraphs 8 and 9 serves to emphasize Mrs. Pontellier’s sense of
boredom
disbelief
inferiority
isolation
10
1 pt
11-12.4 Read the following sentence from the end of paragraph 9.It broke like a mournful lullaby upon the night.One major effect of the simile used in this line is to emphasize Mrs. Pontellier’s
anger
defiance
distress
exhaustion
11
1 pt
11-12.6 Based on the events in the text, which quotation BEST reveals the irony of the statement that Mr. Pontellier’s wife “was the sole object of his existence” (paragraph 2)?
“From his trousers pockets he took a fistful of crumpled bank notes”
“Then he lit a cigar and went and sat near the open door to smoke it”
“He assured her the child was consuming at that moment in the next room”
“He was eager to be gone, as he looked forward to a lively week in Carondelet Street”
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