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(A) A sultry, grotesquely fertile, tropical swampland(B) Bathing on the beach with fourteen-year-old boys(C) A farm in Iowa(D) His own funeralWho is the passenger who catches Aschenbach's attention on the boat to Venice?(A) A polite, slightly plump middle-aged woman(B) A particularly lewd and rambunctious "young" man who turns out to be wearing a wig and rouge(C) A red-haired traveling musicianAschenbach rides in a gondola; what is it likened to?(A) A coffin(B) A stagecoach(C) A cradle(D) A pomegranateWhat happens when Aschenbach disembarks from the gondola?(A) He loses his balance and falls into the water.(B) The gondolier snatches his wallet and paddles away.(C) He has another daydream.(D) He goes to get change for the fare but finds the gondolier gone; he is told the man has no license and was escaping the police.
Who is with Tadzio when Aschenbach first sees him?(A) The boy's sisters and governess(B) The boy's close companion Jashu(C) Another older man(D) Secret SecurityWhy does Aschenbach decide to leave Venice?(A) He is disgusted by his erotic interest in Tadzio and wants to avoid any further contact.(B) Venice is not inspiring enough for his work.(C) He knows the overcast, sultry weather is bad for his frail health.(D) He is homesick for Munich.Why does Aschenbach not leave Venice after all?(A) His luggage is sent on ahead of him but has been misaddressed; he must stay and wait for it to be returned.(B) The weather clears up.(C) He oversleeps and misses his train.(D) He decides to take up a new career as a gondolier.Aschenbach's first clues that a disease might be spreading in Venice are:(A) The Italian newspapers' reports tracking the disease(B) Dead bodies floating in the canals(C) A dwindling number of tourists and that sweet smell of bactericide(D) His own death from the choleraAschenbach mentally compares Tadzio to all of the following EXCEPT:(A) Hyacinth(B) Eros(C) Narcissus(D) SocratesAt the concert given by street musicians at the hotel, Aschenbach's attention is particularly occupied by:(A) The red-haired guitarist
(B) The buxom blonde tuba player(C) The organ grinder's monkey(D) The lovely sunset over the lagoonAt the concert, Aschenbach drinks:(A) Strawberry juice(B) Pomegranate juice and soda(C) A good German beer(D) A cappuccinoWho tells Aschenbach the truth about the cholera?(A) Tadzio(B) A gondolier(C) The hotel barber(D) A British clerk at a travel agencyWhat figures appear to Aschenbach in his second vision of the novella?(A) Orgiastic worshippers of a "stranger-god"(B) Tadzio's family(C) Pink elephants(D) Strange red-haired menHow does Aschenbach change his appearance?(A) He shaves his head and wears an aviator cap.(B) He dyes his hair, wears make-up, and dresses elaborately.