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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. Who comes to the doorway of Lola and her brothers to introduce themselves?
2. Where does Briony sit alone, holding the script of her first play?
(c) In the fountain
3. What does Robbie apologize for doing in the library the other day in the note he writes to Cecilia?
(a) Taking a piece of paper
(b) Breaking the statue
(c) Entering barefoot
(d) Stealing a book
4. How old is Briony at the start of this story?
5. Where does Briony imagine herself to be, as an expert at slashing the nettles in the yard?
(a) Greek Olympics
(b) The jungle
(c) Berlin Olympics
(d) The stage performing a play
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the older sister of Emily that she describes as precocious and scheming?
2. While Briony is sick of being outdoors, she is not ready to ________.
3. What is Lola's relation to Briony?
4. What is Briony angrily slashing as she constructs a new story for the arrival of her brother?
5. What does Briony think is wrong about the scene she just saw between Robbie and Cecilia?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Briony realize to be one of the strengths of writing for drama?
2. What is the name of the play Briony has been trying to prepare for a few days?
3. Where does Briony imagine herself to be?
4. What does Briony imagine is happening when she sees Robbie and Cecilia are out at the fountain?
5. Why is Briony relieved when everyone leaves her alone in the nursery?
6. What do the children do in response to Emily because her illness stops Emily from giving her children a mother's attention?
7. Why does Cecilia not go to the kitchen to fill up the vase with water?
8. What has fallen into disrepair, according to the narrative in this section?
9. What does Briony think she should have done for her brother, Leon's, return?
10. What does Lola see through the window of an unused bedroom?
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