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The Blind Assassin

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Full Book Quiz

Further Study Full Book Quiz

1. What is the name of Richard’s sailboat?

2. What is the name of Richard and Iris’s daughter?

3. What is Myra’s relationship to the Chase family?

4. What product is manufactured in the factory established by Iris’s grandfather?

5. What is the name of the house where Iris and Laura grow up?

6. What is the fate of Iris’s two uncles (her father’s brothers)?

7. How does Laura and Iris’s mother die?

8. Which of the following is NOT a plot point within Laura’s famous novel?

9. Which of the following reflects Alex Thomas’s history?

10. Where in the house does Laura hide Alex?

11. Where does Richard propose to Iris?

12. What is the first European city Iris and Richard visit on their honeymoon?

13. Which of the following is true about Laura and the circumstances of her father’s death?

14. What rebellious act leads to Laura getting kicked out of boarding school?

15. What is the name of the clinic where Laura is institutionalized?

16. Which best characterizes the relationship between Iris and her granddaughter Sabrina?

17. Who receives the telegram announcing the death of Alex Thomas?

18. What two facts does Iris abruptly reveal to Laura at the same time?

19. What clue finally prompts Iris to fully understand what was happening between Laura and Richard?

20. Why does Richard kill himself?

21. To whom is Iris addressing the story she has been telling?

22. How old is Iris when she dies?

23. What two facts does Iris confirm by the end of her story?

24. Where does Iris die?

25. Which character appears in the daydream which is described in the final part of the novel?