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. Which of the following activities most interests Sir Belhaven?

2. How does Ian react when Elizabeth cooks breakfast for him the first time?

3. How does Elizabeth react to Ian's confession?

4. How long is the party where Elizabeth meets Ian meant to last?

5. How does Marchman know that Elizabeth is lying to him about her interests?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Who raised Elizabeth when she was growing up?

3. Why does Lord Everly accuse Ian of cheating?

4. What rumors does Valerie begin to spread about Elizabeth and Ian?

5. What happens when Elizabeth attempts to make breakfast for the first time?

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

7. How does Lord John Marchman react to Elizabeth after their first date together?

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

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

10. How does Ian realize that Elizabeth didn't set him up in the greenhouse, but someone else did?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

When Elizabeth's parents died, she was raised primarily with the help of her elder brother, Robert, and her faithful servants. Fist, explain how Elizabeth's life was immediately impacted upon her parents' deaths. Then, compare / contrast the ways Robert and the servants affected her childhood. Which authority figure seemed to have the greatest impact on Elizabeth's upbringing?

Essay Topic 2

After Elizabeth saves Ian Thornton from a potential duel with Lord Everly, she meets him outside the party, alone. First, explain how Ian Thornton reacts to Elizabeth's feminine charms at the party. Then, explain how Elizabeth responds to Ian's proposals. Finally, compare / contrast Elizabeth's external and internal feelings about Ian Thornton. How does she represent her feelings for him, and how do these representations compare / contrast with her internal, private feelings about him?

Essay Topic 3

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.

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