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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Mr. Arabin feel when he is asked to become Dean of Barchester Cathedral?
(a) He was not surprised.
(b) He did not want the position.
(c) He nearly cried.
(d) He was stunned silent.

2. What does Eleanor explain to her father at the Thorne's party?
(a) That she didn't want to come in the first place.
(b) That she wants to move away.
(c) That she wants reform in the church.
(d) That she does not like Mr. Slope.

3. Who is appointed warden of Hiram's Hospital?
(a) Dr. Harding.
(b) Mr. Stanhope.
(c) Mr. Slope.
(d) Mr. Quiverful.

4. Why is Bertie supposed to propose to Eleanor?
(a) Because of his debt.
(b) Because of a dare.
(c) Because of his love.
(d) Because he wants to save her.

5. At the Thorne's party,who does Mrs. Proudie suggest has a chance to become the new Dean of Barchester Cathedral?
(a) Dr. Stanhope.
(b) Countess de Courcy.
(c) Mr. Slope.
(d) Mr. Arabin.

6. How does Eleanor feel about the Stanhopes at the end of Chapter 42?
(a) She feels used.
(b) She feels welcome.
(c) She feels afraid.
(d) She feels confused.

7. What does Mr. Arabin tell the Archdeacon about Eleanor in Chapter 34?
(a) That she stole some of his money.
(b) That she wants to run away.
(c) That she does not want to marry Mr. Slope.
(d) That she is trying to marry Mr. Slope.

8. What does the signora tell Eleanor at their meeting?
(a) That Mr. Arabin loves her.
(b) That Bertie loves her.
(c) That Mr. Slope loves her.
(d) That Dr. Stanhope loves her.

9. Who describes Mr. Arabin as being "noble and good and high-minded"?
(a) Dr. Harding.
(b) Eleanor.
(c) Mrs. Bold.
(d) Charlotte.

10. Who is suggested to Eleanor as a person to defend her honor?
(a) Bertie.
(b) Mr. Arabin.
(c) Dr. Harding.
(d) The Bishop.

11. Why doesn't the Archdeacon believe that Eleanor will marry Mr. Arabin?
(a) Because he thinks she will marry Mr. Slope.
(b) Because he didn't think the signora would allow it.
(c) Because he thinks they are a poor match.
(d) Because Mr. Arabin told him otherwise.

12. How is Mr. Arabin's new job as Dean toasted?
(a) With a trip to Plumstead.
(b) With champagne.
(c) With bumpers of claret.
(d) With a quiet dinner.

13. After appointing a new warden, how do the Proudies act with each other?
(a) They got along well.
(b) They argued for days.
(c) They were shyly pleased.
(d) They refused to speak to each other.

14. In Chapter 32, who does the Bishop decide to give the wardenship to?
(a) A stranger.
(b) Mr. Slope.
(c) Dr. Harding.
(d) Mr. Quiverful.

15. Who ends up whispering the name of Mr. Arabin to a "distinguished person" in regards to the deanery?
(a) The Master of Lazarus.
(b) Dr. Gwynne.
(c) The Bishop.
(d) The marquis.

Short Answer Questions

1. What makes Mr. Arabin angry at the Thorne's party?

2. How many possible candidates for the deanery does the Prime Minister consider?

3. What does Bertie do as his father yells at him after the Thornes' party?

4. Who does Dr. Harding suggest for the deanery?

5. How does the author compare Mr. Arabin's religious beliefs to Eleanor's?

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