Almost Heaven Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Judith McNaught
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Elizabeth receives the unexpected note, where does it ask her to meet someone?

2. What is Elizabeth's last name?

3. Which of the following activities most interests Lord Marchman?

4. How does Ian react when Elizabeth enters his cabin?

5. How does Elizabeth react when she sees Ian flirting with other women at the party?

Short Essay Questions

1. What problem arises when Ian and his friend Jake arrive at the house in Scotland?

2. Why does Lord Everly accuse Ian of cheating?

3. Why doesn't Elizabeth think that Ian will be waiting for her at the cottage?

4. How does Elizabeth trick Sir Frances Belhaven into thinking that she is not marriage material?

5. Why is Elizabeth in danger of losing her home?

6. How does Elizabeth respond to being invited to the woodcutter's cottage with Ian?

7. Who raised Elizabeth when she was growing up?

8. Why do Elizabeth and Lucinda unexpectedly arrive at the cottage in Scotland?

9. Who is Lord John Marchman?

10. What do Elizabeth and Ian discuss over their first meal together in the cottage?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

When Robert encounters Elizabeth and Ian in a romantic embrace, he challenges Ian to a duel. First, explain why Robert reacted so violently to his sister's embrace. Then, explain why Robert and Ian were unfortunately matched for the duel. Finally, describe the outcome of the duel, explaining which man was more severely injured, and how.

Essay Topic 2

When Ian Thornton is accused of cheating at a card game, Elizabeth immediately jumps to his defense. First, explain why Ian Thornton is accused of cheating at the game. Was Lord Everly telling the truth about Ian, or was he trying to save his own reputation? How can you tell? Then, explain how Elizabeth used her intelligence and wit to save Ian Thornton from a potentially dangerous duel. What was the direct result of Elizabeth meddling in Ian Thornton's life?

Essay Topic 3

When Ian was on trial for murder, Elizabeth rushed home to be at his side. First, explain how Elizabeth managed to convince the jury of Ian's innocence. Then, explain Ian's reaction to Elizabeth's testimony. How does Ian's reaction to the testimony reflect back to his feelings about his family dog after the house fire? What does this reaction tell the reader about Ian's character?

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