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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The McGill postcards say that no marriage is what?
(a) Happy.
(b) Valid.
(c) Complete.
(d) Argument-free.

2. What is Crossgates?
(a) A day school.
(b) A finishing school.
(c) A technical school.
(d) A boarding school.

3. What is depicted on McGill postcards that is, by definition, humorous?
(a) Children.
(b) Pregnancy.
(c) Drunkenness.
(d) Sadness.

4. What is the name for an entire phrase that stands for single words?
(a) Small operators.
(b) Summary words.
(c) Summary phrases.
(d) False operators.

5. Dickens is not what type of writer?
(a) Serious.
(b) Revolutionary.
(c) Comic.
(d) Emotional.

6. Kipling's poetry has penetrated into everyday language because Kipling did what?
(a) Used common language.
(b) Told the truth.
(c) Used colorful language.
(d) Told fanciful stories.

7. McGill postcards say that a man can never win what with a woman?
(a) An argument.
(b) A poker game.
(c) A game.
(d) A fight.

8. Dickens focuses on the institutions of what?
(a) The future.
(b) The past.
(c) The government.
(d) Society.

9. Orwell says that Dickens never wrote of what?
(a) Sickness.
(b) Government.
(c) Fear.
(d) Battle.

10. Miss Blandish is the daughter of whom?
(a) A king.
(b) A politician.
(c) A millionaire.
(d) A nobleman.

11. The basic premise of the postcards that deal with marriage is that marriage benefits who?
(a) Both the men and the women.
(b) Only the women.
(c) Only the children.
(d) Only the men.

12. How is Raffles killed?
(a) In battle.
(b) In a fight.
(c) In jail.
(d) By drowning.

13. Dickens did not write about what?
(a) The monarchy.
(b) The proletariat.
(c) The elite.
(d) The family.

14. How many scholarships does Orwell win?
(a) Three.
(b) Five.
(c) Two.
(d) Four.

15. Orwell says that bad English is a good vehicle for what kind of speech?
(a) Moral.
(b) Political.
(c) Rhetorical.
(d) Honest.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Raffles stories glamorize what?

2. When political truth is difficult, meaningless ________ becomes acceptable.

3. Is Donald McGill a real person?

4. Kipling's ideals result in poetry that do what to junior officers in the military?

5. In Moulmein, Orwell serves in what capacity?

(see the answer keys)

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