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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is all that remains of the surprising scene to which Briony is a witness?
(a) A handkerchief of Cecilia's
(b) A scream from Robbie
(c) A wet patch on the ground
(d) A note

2. Who is the older sister of Emily that she describes as precocious and scheming?
(a) Arabella
(b) Randalia
(c) Cecilia
(d) Hermione

3. At what age does Briony write her first short story, allowing for the beginning of her life's writing escapades?
(a) 12
(b) 11
(c) 10
(d) 13

4. Who feels that everyone is conspiring to ruin her play?
(a) Cecilia
(b) Lola
(c) Briony
(d) Emily

5. How old is Briony at the start of this story?
(a) 12
(b) 13
(c) 11
(d) 15

6. About what subject is the book from the library that Robbie borrowed days before?
(a) Gardening
(b) Fountains
(c) Versailles
(d) Anatomy

7. Why does Emily retreat to her bedroom every afternoon?
(a) To avoid a migraine
(b) To take drugs
(c) To hide from her life
(d) To see her lover

8. To what age does Robbie's imagination take him as he is thinking about his and Cecilia's future?
(a) 65-years-old
(b) 50-years-old
(c) 40-years-old
(d) 55-years-old

9. What is the unthinkable obscenity that the answer to question #52 utters?
(a) Hopelessness
(b) Homesick
(c) Cunt
(d) Divorce

10. Robbie knows he must speak to Cecilia about his feelings before she _________.
(a) Tells her father
(b) Finds someone else
(c) Goes away
(d) Tells someone else

11. What is also attacked for wasting Briony's time, as she criticizes herself?
(a) Playwriting
(b) The vase
(c) Marshall
(d) Lola

12. What is Briony angrily slashing as she constructs a new story for the arrival of her brother?
(a) The grass
(b) Willows
(c) The birch tree
(d) Nettles

13. Whose invitation should Robbie have turned down because it i obvious Cecilia will ignore him the whole time?
(a) Briony's
(b) Emily's
(c) Leon's
(d) Jack's

14. With what degree has Robbie graduated from university?
(a) History
(b) Literature
(c) Biology
(d) Mathematics

15. Where does Briony see Robbie and Cecilia talking?
(a) Fountain
(b) Nursery
(c) Kitchen
(d) Library

Short Answer Questions

1. Briony often wonders if others think about life's _________ as much as she does.

2. Who does Briony behead in the context of the story she is hastily crafting?

3. In how many points of view does Briony want to write about the scene she has just seen?

4. What always stops Emily from giving her full attention to the children?

5. What does Briony not want to have done with her anymore?

(see the answer keys)

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