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Week 5: Augustinus: Confessiones.

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Reading Quiz

The English reading comprehension quiz involves a series of true / false questions (log in to Blackboard to take the quiz). You can take the online quiz as often as you want; the computer will record your most recent score. The quiz will be available until Thursday midnight.

  1. The pears that Augustine stole were incredibly sweet and good-looking.
  2. Augustine stole the pears with his friends late one stormy night.
  3. Augustine and Alypius were both highly educated.
  4. Augustine deeply desired to become a Christian.
  5. Alypius made a long speech to Augustine about the need to be patient.
  6. Alypius could clearly see that Augustine was very upset.
  7. Augustine sat under a pear tree in the garden.
  8. Although Augustine was very upset, he did not cry.
  9. Augustine heard a voice telling him to "pick it up and read."
  10. The passage that Augustine read told him to love his neighbor as himself.

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