Hokusai And Not To Go With Others

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  • 1. 
                     Whi             Which of the following words best describe Hokusai in “Hokusai: The Old Man Mad About Drawing”?     I.   restless     II.   untalented    III.   unpredictable   IV.   insane
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      II and III

    • C. 

      I and III

  • 2. 
    How did Hokusai in “Hokusai: The Old Man Mad About Drawing” feel about growing old?
    • A. 

      He believed that his work kept improving as he got older.

    • B. 

      He resented the physical limitations of growing old.

    • C. 

      He believed he had done his best work as a very young man.

  • 3. 
                      The biographical narrative “Hokusai: The Old Man Mad About Drawing” is probably based mostly on
    • A. 

      An interview with Hokusai

    • B. 

      Books the author has read

    • C. 

      The author’s imagination

    • D. 

      The author’s experience as an artist

  • 4. 
                      What is the main point of the paragraph in “Hokusai: The Old Man Mad About Drawing” that includes the following details about Hokusai? . . . he painted with his fingers, toothpicks, a bottle, an eggshell; he worked left-handed, from the bottom up, and from left to right.
    • A. 

      Hokusai was constantly experimenting with new techniques.

    • B. 

      Hokusai could not find a style he was good at.

    • C. 

      Hokusai could not afford brushes.

  • 5. 
                      In “Hokusai: The Old Man Mad About Drawing,” Hokusai resembled artists of today in that he
    • A. 

      Considered money more important than anything else

    • B. 

      Considered tradition more important than anything else

    • C. 

      Loved novelty and experimentation

  • 6. 
                      The setting of the biographical narrative “Not to Go With the Others” is
    • A. 

      A prisoner of war camp during World War II

    • B. 

      A German bunker during World War I

    • C. 

      An American prison during the Vietnam War

  • 7. 
    Why did Zaremski in “Not to Go With the Others” pretend to be dead?
    • A. 

      To avoid doing any more work

    • B. 

      So the guards would not return and shoot him again

    • C. 

      To avoid being transferred to another prison

  • 8. 
                      What is the main point of the following passage from “Not to Go With the Others”? Zaremski . . . held back to see what would happen. Those who jumped or climbed down were shot at leisure in the camp enclosure by SS men in the turrets on the walls, and Zaremski decided to try to stay inside.
    • A. 

      Zaremski was a coward.

    • B. 

      Zaremski was smart and stayed cool under pressure.

    • C. 

      Zaremski was disloyal to his friends.

  • 9. 
                        Why did Zaremski in “Not to Go With the Others” jump into a water tank?
    • A. 

      It was a hot summer day.

    • B. 

      The guards were returning and he wanted to hide.

    • C. 

      The building was on fire.

  • 10. 
                       The title of the biographical narrative “Not to Go With the Others” reflects the fact that
    • A. 

      Zaremski refused to go to war when his friends did.

    • B. 

      Zaremski went to a different prison camp than the others did.

    • C. 

      Zaremski survived by deciding to stay behind when the other men climbed the wall

  • 11. 
    The biographical narrative “Not to Go With the Others” is based on
    • A. 

      An interview with Zaremski

    • B. 

      Books the author has read

    • C. 

      The author’s imagination

  • 12. 
                      What is the main point of the paragraph in “Not to Go With the Others” that includes the following details? Zaremski could hear box tops opening and slamming and a foot kicking barrels. He held the lid of his box from the inside.
    • A. 

      Zaremski was able to think quickly in an emergency.

    • B. 

      Zaremski had superhuman strength.

    • C. 

      Zaremski had extraordinary hearing.

  • 13. 
    Why did Zaremski in “Not to Go With the Others” come out of the box when he heard women and children speaking Polish?
    • A. 

      The women and children were begging him to come out.

    • B. 

      He realized that the Germans had left and the camp had been liberated.

    • C. 

      He recognized the voices of his wife and children.

  • 14. 
    An apprentice is
    • A. 

      An artist who learns to do copper etchings

    • B. 

      A worker in a library

    • C. 

      An illustrator for popular magazines

    • D. 

      A young person contracted to learn a trade or skill

  • 15. 
                      Which definition fits the meaning of the word mania in the following sentence? From the age of six I had a mania for drawing the shapes of things.
    • A. 

      Great talent

    • B. 

      Bad reputation

    • C. 

      Uncontrollable enthusiasm

    • D. 

      Special tool

  • 16. 
    Not to Go With the Others,” the prisoners who were dispatched were
    • A. 

      Sent to another prison

    • B. 

      Punished

    • C. 

      Killed

    • D. 

      Watched more carefully

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