Burial Rites Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Hannah Kent
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 3 - 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who speaks from the first person perspective more than any other character?
(a) Margret.
(b) Agnes.
(c) Toti.
(d) Sigga.

2. What does Steina confess to Agnes in Chapter 5 about the other murderess, Sigga?
(a) She says that Sigga is going to be free.
(b) She confesses that Sigga is getting an appeal.
(c) She says that Sigga will be executed just like Agnes and Fridrik.
(d) She reveals that Sigga is married to Fridrik, and they left Iceland.

3. How does Margret treat Agnes when she arrives in Chapter 2?
(a) She tells Agnes to sleep outside in the shed.
(b) She does not speak to Agnes.
(c) She cleans Agnes up and gives her water.
(d) She leaves Agnes alone in a room.

4. Where is the Jonsdottir family's farm?
(a) Illugstadir.
(b) Katadalur.
(c) Hvammur.
(d) Kornsa.

5. Who catches Agnes looking at the silver brooch in Chapter 3?
(a) Jon.
(b) Margret.
(c) Steina.
(d) Laugna.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does this story take place?

2. Who welcomes Reverend Toti to the church in Chapter 4?

3. Steina says in Chapter 3 that she met Agnes before. What did Agnes do for the girls?

4. What is one way Agnes Magnusdottir believes others see her in Chapter 1?

5. Why is the Jonsdottir mother, Margret, distressed at the beginning of the novel?

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