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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. Mrs. Snagsby, as well as the reader, is unclear at this time about ___________.
(a) The real identity of Nemo.
(b) Mrs. Dedlock's integrity.
(c) Richard's stability.
(d) The real identity of the servant woman.

2. The marriage between young Rouncewell and Rosa is nixed because ___________.
(a) They are too uneducated.
(b) Rosa is too wild.
(c) They need to find better careers.
(d) They are from unequal social classes.

3. It would be accurate to say that Mrs. Jellyby is ___________.
(a) Clinically ill.
(b) Obsessed with her work.
(c) A kind and attentive soul.
(d) Evil.

4. Jo's money was given to him by a female servant who ___________.
(a) Was searching for clues.
(b) Was actualy a man in disguise.
(c) Wanted to help Joe.
(d) Was actually Lady Dedlock.

5. The city of London seems wrapped in a blanket of ___________.
(a) Rain.
(b) Fog.
(c) Smog.
(d) Sunshine.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Smallweed home holds ___________.

2. Mr. Smallweed is seeking a sample of ___________.

3. Miss Flite's primary interest is in ___________.

4. Wy does Guppy want to get Esther tied into the Jarndyce case?

5. What is the Man From Shrophsire's basic problem?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the reader's impression of detective Bucket? How does Dickens accomplish his portrayal of Bucket?

2. What is Mr. Guppy's interest in revealing the connection between Esther and Lady Dedlock? Why does he persist in getting involved?

3. Explain Vholes' philosophy about the English legal system? Is it moral?

4. Why has Chesney Wold become quiet and dismal? How is it different now from before?

5. How could Esther feel responsible for Mr. Boythorn's sadness? In addition, what does this imply about Esther?

6. It seems curious that Dickens' characters tend to go to certain places for no apparent reason, such as Jarndyce agreeing to visit Neckett's place. In any case, a curious theme that seems to resurface is the neglect of children. Discuss your ideas about why Dickens continues to bring up this theme.

7. What is Lady Dedlock's favorite way to hide? Why does she die?

8. What is interesting about Smallweed demanding money for the letters he once had in his possession?

9. Poor Guster, the Snagsbys' maid, is given to seizures. Why does Guster fit in so well with the Snagsbys?

10. Who is Miss Flite, and what is her interest? What is the significance of her birds?

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