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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who kills Thomas Sutpen?
(a) Henry Sutpen.
(b) Rosa Coldfield.
(c) Wash Jones.
(d) Judith Sutpen.

2. Where does Thomas Sutpen go when he leaves his family as a boy?
(a) The West Indies.
(b) South Carolina.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Jefferson.

3. Who is the first person Rosa encounters when she enters Sutpen's house after the murder?
(a) Charles Bon.
(b) Judith.
(c) Clytie.
(d) Henry.

4. Who does Sutpen visit when he returns to Jefferson to place a tombstone on Ellen's grave?
(a) Charles Bon.
(b) His first wife.
(c) General Compson.
(d) Rosa Coldfield.

5. Who is present when Rosa got engaged?
(a) Judith.
(b) Judith and Clytie.
(c) Wash Jones.
(d) Clytie.

6. Where is Sutpen's funeral?
(a) At Jefferson's Methodist church.
(b) At Sutpen's Hundred.
(c) At Jefferson's Catholic church.
(d) In the woods near Sutpen's Hundred.

7. How far is Henry and Charles' university from Sutpen's estate?
(a) Eight miles.
(b) A day's train ride.
(c) Forty miles.
(d) Four hundred miles.

8. What is Sutpen's occupation between the time he leaves his family and the time he arrives in Jefferson?
(a) He is the overseer of a plantation.
(b) He is a planter.
(c) He is a woodworker.
(d) He is an architect.

9. What organization is Sutpen asked to join, but which he declines to be a part of?
(a) The Mississippi Senate.
(b) Jefferson's City Council.
(c) The Ku Klux Klan.
(d) The Confederate Army.

10. What is Judith holding in her hand the first time Rosa sees her after the murder?
(a) A picture of herself that she had given Bon.
(b) A picture of Bon's wife and child.
(c) Bon's jacket.
(d) Bon's hat.

11. Why does Rosa leave Sutpen's estate in Chapter 5?
(a) She hates Clytie.
(b) She does not love Sutpen.
(c) Sutpen insults her.
(d) She fights with Judith.

12. What do Shreve and Quentin imagine Thomas Sutpen tells Henry at their last meeting?
(a) That Henry must kill Charles Bon.
(b) That Henry must keep Bon's identity a secret.
(c) That Henry should move out of the country.
(d) That Henry cannot allow Bon to marry Judith.

13. Where do Quentin and Shreve believe Henry and Thomas Sutpen last saw each other?
(a) In a military camp.
(b) At Sutpen's Hundred.
(c) On the battlefield.
(d) In New Orleans.

14. What is the name of the woman who Sutpen impregnates after Rosa leaves Sutpen's estate?
(a) Eleanor.
(b) Milly.
(c) Ruth.
(d) Rosa.

15. Who conducts Sutpen's funeral service?
(a) The Methodist preacher.
(b) General Compson.
(c) The Catholic priest.
(d) Judith.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where is Thomas Sutpen the second time Bon visits Sutpen's estate?

2. What is the name of Thomas Sutpen's first child?

3. How old is Rosa at the time of Bon's death?

4. Who is the primary subject of discussion in Chapter 8?

5. How does Charles Bon's son die?

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