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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who enjoys meeting the signora?
(a) Mr. Slope.
(b) Mr. Proudie.
(c) Mrs. Proudie.
(d) Bertie.

2. In Chapter 17, who does Mrs. Proudie want for the wardenship of Hiram's Hospital?
(a) Mr. Slope.
(b) Mr. Proudie.
(c) Dr. Harding.
(d) Mr. Quiverful.

3. Who is Dr. Proudie most associated with?
(a) Other doctors.
(b) Merchants and traders.
(c) Royal families and Parliament.
(d) Church goers and townspeople.

4. In Chapter 4, how are Mr. Slope's religious beliefs described?
(a) Strict.
(b) Conflicted.
(c) Open.
(d) New age.

5. What does Mr. Slope learn about Eleanor when he is visiting Mr. Quiverful?
(a) That she is easily tricked.
(b) That she is well educated.
(c) That she is actually poor.
(d) That she has a large income.

6. What angers Mrs. Proudie at the party in Chapter 11?
(a) Mr. Proudie ignores her.
(b) She spills her drink.
(c) Her dress gets torn.
(d) Her couch is stained.

7. In Chapter 15, what does Charlotte try to convince Bertie to do?
(a) To get a steady job.
(b) To bribe Mrs. Proudie.
(c) To marry Eleanor.
(d) To move to Europe.

8. How many children do the Stanhopes have?
(a) One.
(b) Four.
(c) Two.
(d) Three.

9. How are the Thornes tied to Mr. Arabin?
(a) They are going to give him a place to stay.
(b) They used to know him years ago.
(c) They own the property where his church is.
(d) They are distant cousins.

10. What does Eleanor do when Mr. Slope asks her if she will marry Mr. Slope?
(a) She cries.
(b) She leaves Plumstead.
(c) She laughs.
(d) She talks to Charlotte about it.

11. Who agrees with Mr. Slope's opinions of the warden position in Chapter 12?
(a) No one.
(b) Dr. Proudie.
(c) Dr. Harding.
(d) Mrs. Proudie.

12. What does Eleanor think when Mr. Slope comes to visit her to show his support for her father as warden?
(a) She is positive he is trying to marry her.
(b) She is not sure if she can trust him.
(c) She decides she does not care for him.
(d) She realizes how much she likes him.

13. Who does the Archdeacon want as warden of Hiram's Hospital?
(a) Mr. Slope.
(b) Himself.
(c) Mrs. Proudie.
(d) Dr. Harding.

14. How many people live in the Thorne household?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) Five.
(d) Three.

15. How is Mr. Arabin described in terms of his religion?
(a) A rising star.
(b) A well-established author.
(c) A fierce debater.
(d) A quiet preacher.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Mrs. Proudie respond to Mr. Slope's sermon?

2. When it comes to the wardenship, who does the Bishop agree with at the end of Chapter 26?

3. How does the author describe the Thornes?

4. What does the signora say that Mr. Slope must do to prove his love?

5. How does Mr. Arabin feel when he stays with the Archdeacon?

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