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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who accompanies Elizabeth to her uncle's house?
(a) Flory himself
(b) Dr. Veraswami
(c) Flory's mistress, Ma Hla May
(d) Flory's servant, Ko S'la

2. Lackersteen does not want to see his wife because __________________________.
(a) she is an irresponsible drinker.
(b) she will make him stop drinking.
(c) she will make him leave immediately.
(d) she is angry at him and will embarrass him.

3. How does Westfield feel about pursuing petty criminals?
(a) He refuses to pursue anyone who is not a serious criminal.
(b) He detests it but his racism causes him to feel they are all guilty.
(c) He loathes it but does not resist the duty.
(d) He feels superior to the criminals and revels in his duty.

4. What does Flory's clerk bring him?
(a) An anonymous letter warning him about Veraswami
(b) A letter from Macgregor
(c) A letter from England
(d) An anonymous letter telling him to avoid Ma Hla May

5. Macgregor is the only Englishman who does not ____________________.
(a) want to admit non-whites to the Club.
(b) drink before sunset.
(c) object to Lackersteen's drinking and carousing.
(d) like Ellis.

6. What surprises Flory about Elizabeth?
(a) Her willingness to accompany him outside the Club.
(b) Her unwillingness to go to the pwe.
(c) Her admiration of Burma and its culture.
(d) Her confession that she has come to seek a husband.

7. The only solution for Flory's ennui is to ________________________.
(a) exercise until he sweats.
(b) take a trip home.
(c) get as drunk as possible.
(d) hide from others.

8. Veraswami is slightly disappointed when _________________________________.
(a) Flory refuses to help him fight U Po Kyin.
(b) Flory refuses to give money to Old Mattu.
(c) Flory leaves without saying hello to his wife.
(d) Flory does not promise to propose him as a club member.

9. Flory's resolve to shoot the dog results in __________________________.
(a) a solution to his problems.
(b) his ability to see events more clearly.
(c) a wasted effort, ultimately ineffective.
(d) his resolve to stand up for Veraswami.

10. What does Lackersteen almost reveal about Ma Hla May?
(a) That she is Flory's mistress.
(b) That she refuses to do laundry.
(c) That she is Burmese.
(d) That she is jealous of Elizabeth.

11. Who walks home with the Lackersteens at the end of the evening?
(a) Flory
(b) Westfield
(c) Ellis
(d) Macgregor

12. Ko S'la is __________________.
(a) Flory's cook.
(b) Flory's servant.
(c) Flory's best friend.
(d) Flory's mistress.

13. Whose arrival confirms Veraswami's views about the Burmese?
(a) U Po Kyin, the magistrate
(b) Ellis
(c) Old Mattu, the beggar
(d) Flo

14. Finally, the doctor tells Flory about his fears regarding ________________________.
(a) U Po Kyin's attempts to bribe him.
(b) U Po Kyin's plot against him.
(c) Flory's health.
(d) the English refusing him entrance to the Club.

15. What gives Flory brief comfort at the end of the chapter?
(a) A burst of sunshine
(b) A walk in the woods
(c) A dip in the pond
(d) A cool breeze

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Mrs. Lackersteen imply to Elizabeth?

2. The two things Flory becomes as a result of his harassed childhood are _________________________.

3. Flory's greatest misery is ______________________.

4. What does Flory realize when he is forced to return to Burma?

5. Flory's attitude toward his mistress is ____________________________.

(see the answer keys)

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