The Awakening Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 8-10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What starts to change in Edna this summer at Grande Isle?
(a) She longs to have another child.
(b) The mantel of openness that had always enveloped her is tightening.
(c) The mantel of reservation that had always enveloped her is loosening.
(d) The idea of living here year-round is gaining its appeal.

2. Does Mrs. Pontellier feel comfortable in the company of Creoles?
(a) Absolutely
(b) Not at all
(c) She does not give it much thought.
(d) Not entirely

3. What were some of the reasons Edna decided to marry Leonce Pontellier?
(a) He was wealthy beyond her imagination.
(b) He was irresitibly handsome and charming.
(c) Her father and sister were violently opposed to him.
(d) He was completely different from her father.

4. What is singing in French and a little Spanish?
(a) A green and yellow parrot
(b) A fat lady
(c) A green and yellow iguana
(d) A fat man

5. What characteristic of the Creoles "impresses" Mrs. Pontellier?
(a) Their ability to drink a lot
(b) Their endurance especially when swimming
(c) Their literary knowledge
(d) Their entire absence of prudery

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Robert at Grande Isle?

2. What folly has Mrs. Pontellier committed, according to her husband?

3. Where is Mr. Pontellier eager to go the next day?

4. When talking to both Adele and Edna, Robert is jovial and jokes often. Is he this way when alone with Edna?

5. What does Madame Ratignolle do to Edna that she first finds unsettling?

(see the answer key)

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