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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is Charles Bon killed?
(a) He is drowned.
(b) He is hung.
(c) He is poisoned.
(d) He is shot.

2. Why is Quentin Compson going to leave Jefferson in the fall?
(a) To move to New Orleans.
(b) To get married.
(c) To attend Harvard.
(d) To enlist in the Civil War.

3. Which of the following is the name of one of Sutpen's non-slave employees?
(a) Wash Jones.
(b) Charles Akers.
(c) Charles Bon.
(d) Mr. Coldfield.

4. Who does Thomas Sutpen marry?
(a) Judith Sutpen.
(b) Ellen Coldfield.
(c) Ellen Compson.
(d) Rosa Coldfield.

5. From whom does Sutpen purchase his land?
(a) Mr. Coldfield.
(b) Ikkemotubbe, a Native American.
(c) General Compson.
(d) The Jefferson bank.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the woman who tells Quentin the story of Thomas Sutpen?

2. Where does Mr. Coldfield die?

3. Who first discovers the truth about Charles Bon's past?

4. What is the relationship between Ellen Sutpen and Rosa Coldfield?

5. What does Mr. Coldfield do with his store when the war breaks out?

Short Essay Questions

1. How is Judith portrayed in Chapter 1?

2. How does Rosa depict Judith's reaction to Charles Bon's murder?

3. Why are there several different versions of how Charles Bon came to find out about his father in Chapter 8?

4. Why was Rosa offended that Wash Jones came to the front of the house when he arrived to notify her of Charles Bon's death?

5. How did Judith's fiance die?

6. What does Rosa mean when she says that Sutpen "wasn't a gentleman"?

7. Why do the townspeople show up at the wedding to throw dirt and vegetables? Is it something more than the fact that they don't like Sutpen?

8. Why did Sutpen want to have a big wedding, even though he knew it wasn't a good idea?

9. Why did Sutpen want to marry Rosa?

10. Characterize Thomas Sutpen as he is portrayed by Rosa Coldfield's description in Chapter 1.

(see the answer keys)

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