Bleak House Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mrs. Rouncewell is ___________.
(a) A mother of daughters.
(b) Mr. Skimpole's housekeeper.
(c) Mr. Dedlock's housekeeper.
(d) A guest of Tony Jobling.

2. Mr. George has visited Grandfather Smallweed regarding ___________.
(a) His friend's untimely death.
(b) Smallweed's reading habits.
(c) His difficulty in paying the principal on a debt.
(d) His desire to close down his business.

3. Mr.Chadaband delivers a lecture to Jo regarding ___________.
(a) Truth.
(b) Theft.
(c) Dignity.
(d) Honor.

4. Tom Jarndyce is ___________.
(a) The grandson of a famous lawyer.
(b) The subject of a class action suit.
(c) The original litigant in Jarndyce v. Jarndyce.
(d) The victim of murder.

5. Guppy reveals that Nemo's last name, and perhaps Esther's, may be ___________.
(a) Summerson.
(b) Rouncewell.
(c) Hawdon.
(d) Dedlock.

6. Young Jo is being held by police because ___________.
(a) He has refused to leave the area.
(b) He is penniless.
(c) He is sarcastic to the police.
(d) He is without clothing.

7. Tom-all-alone's is a place where ___________.
(a) Jo resides.
(b) Jo has raised a family.
(c) Leicester resides.
(d) Lady Dedlock takes tea.

8. Esther Summerson is raised by ___________.
(a) Her godmother.
(b) Her aunt, Mrs. Kenge.
(c) Her godmother, Mrs. Barbary.
(d) Her aunt, Miss Donny.

9. Although Mr. George has a sample of handwriting sought by Smallweed, ___________.
(a) He stashes it in the bushes.
(b) He give it to his wife.
(c) He hides it in his vest.
(d) He locks it in a safe.

10. The Smallweed home holds ___________.
(a) A boisterous bunch of children.
(b) Loud parties and dinners.
(c) No humor whatsoever.
(d) Merriment.

11. Nemo's death is caused by ___________.
(a) Dilaudid overdose.
(b) Suicide by hanging.
(c) Opium overdose.
(d) Murder.

12. Richard decides to be a lawyer because ___________.
(a) He is truly talented in the law.
(b) He wants to extort money from Kenge.
(c) It's the only thing he knows.
(d) He wants to get involved in Jarndyce & Jarndyce.

13. Mr. Boythorn comes to Esther proposing ___________.
(a) Extortion.
(b) A business partnership.
(c) A loan of money.
(d) Marriage.

14. Mr. Snagsby, by trade, is ___________.
(a) A deli shop owner.
(b) A law clerk in the Chancer.
(c) A law stationer.
(d) A clothing merchant.

15. Mr. Jarndyce is the ___________.
(a) Brother of Tom Jarndyce.
(b) Father to Tom Jarndyce.
(c) Grandson of Tom Jarndyce.
(d) Grandnephew of Tom Jarndyce.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mr. Bucket comes in disguise to arrest ___________.

2. It would be accurate to say that Mrs. Jellyby is ___________.

3. Mr. Guppy suggests to Lady Dedlock that ___________.

4. Esther is under the financial care of ___________.

5. Mrs. Jellyby's response to Caddy's wedding announcement is one of ___________.

(see the answer keys)

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