Almost Heaven Test | Final 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. What is the name of the man Elizabeth finally gets to escort her after Roddy refuses?

2. Which of the following objects is NOT hidden in Ian's childhood treasure box?

3. How many women is Ian expected to dance with before he can dance with Elizabeth?

4. In which city does Ian meet up with his long-lost grandfather?

5. What does Elizabeth enjoy most about shopping at the markets in the village?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Elizabeth prefer to marry an older man?

2. How does the news from the private investigator affect Elizabeth's decisions on her wedding day?

3. What rumor does Ian spread about Elizabeth at the ball, changing her status in high society?

4. What stipulations does Elizabeth make before accepting her engagement to Ian?

5. Who is the Dowager Duchess?

6. What does Elizabeth's private investigator report to her on the morning of her wedding?

7. Who demands that Elizabeth leave Ian's cottage and return to Havenhurst at once?

8. What does Ian realize he must do if he wants to marry Elizabeth?

9. Why does Ian offer to buy Elizabeth's uncle's house?

10. What explanation does Robert give to Elizabeth about his disappearance when he returns to Havenhurst?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Elizabeth's financial standing plays a large role in the discussion of what type of wife she will make. First, explain Elizabeth's financial situation. How did she find herself in this financial position? Then, explain how Elizabeth's financial situation affects her during the courting and engagement process. Finally, explain how Ian permanently altered Elizabeth's finances by marrying her.

Essay Topic 2

Elizabeth had many accomplices in her eventful relationship with Ian. Choose two of these characters and describe their roles in ensuring that Ian and Elizabeth end up together. Then, compare / contrast the way they felt about Elizabeth pursuing a man rather than the other way around. Do you think the relationship between Elizabeth and Ian would have survived had it not been for the meddling of these characters? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 3

When Elizabeth is first being courted by her suitors, she alters much about herself in order to attract a wealthy mate. First, explain what Elizabeth changed or hid about herself in order to attract men. Why did Elizabeth feel that she could not show her true self in the quest for love? How did the men react to this altered version of Elizabeth's character? How does Elizabeth's alterations directly represent the role of women during this time in high society?

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