Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
The questions below refer to the selection “Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment.”
____ 1. In the beginning of the story, the characters are alike in every way except one. It cannot be said that they —
|a. |are all unhappy with their lives |c. |are all old and frail |
|b. |have all wasted their youth |d. |have all been famous and respected |
____ 2. What happened to Dr. Heidegger’s fiancée?
|a. |She ran off with another man. |
|b. |Dr. Heidegger magically imprisoned her in the mirror. |
|c. |She married Dr. Heidegger but died soon after. |
|d. |She died before they were married. |
____ 3. What is the strangest object in Dr. Heidegger’s study?
|a. |The mirror |c. |A small round table, as black as ebony |
|b. |A large book of magic |d. |A beautiful cut glass vase |
____ 4. Hawthorne builds suspense by —
|a. |not explaining that Dr. Heidegger does many strange experiments |
|b. |withholding information about Dr. Heidegger’s wife |
|c. |not revealing at first why Dr. Heidegger has called his friends together |
|d. |misrepresenting each character’s background