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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Flory feel next to Verrall?
(a) Old and shabby
(b) Young and vibrant
(c) Poor and ignorant
(d) Wise and experienced

2. Elizabeth's behavior at the headman's house could be described as ______________________.
(a) timid and conciliatory
(b) warm and inviting
(c) aloof and superior
(d) hostile and forbidding

3. At the end of the chapter, Flory begins to believe ______________________________.
(a) Elizabeth may forgive him shortly.
(b) Elizabeth will marry Ellis or Westfield.
(c) Ma Hla May has begun to lose her mind.
(d) Ma Hla May's behavior is influenced by someone else.

4. At the end of the chapter, both Flory and Elizabeth expect that ____________________________.
(a) Elizabeth will claim to have killed the tiger on her own.
(b) Elizabeth will pay Flory more respect in the future.
(c) Flory will enjoy one last night out with the boys that evening.
(d) Flory will propose to Elizabeth that evening.

5. Who finally runs for help during the riot?
(a) Macgregor
(b) Ellis
(c) Verrall
(d) Flory

6. Elizabeth admires Flory when she _____________________.
(a) talks to him about art and literature.
(b) sees how he can shoot.
(c) pretends he does not have a birthmark.
(d) watches him mix with the Burmese people.

7. When Lackersteen returns from camp he _________________________.
(a) continues drinking and carousing with local women.
(b) attempts to seduce Ma Hla May.
(c) attempts to rape Elizabeth.
(d) refuses to appear at the club.

8. What does the Chinese child do that upsets Elizabeth?
(a) Cries upon seeing her
(b) Wants her to hold him
(c) Wets himself on the floor
(d) Climbs up on to her lap

9. What causes Verrall to speak to Elizabeth and Mrs. Lackersteen?
(a) He notices Elizabeth's beauty from a distance.
(b) They approach him and he cannot escape them.
(c) They approach him and he is delighted to speak to them.
(d) Mrs. Lackersteen invites him to dinner.

10. How does Elizabeth feel when she kills a bird?
(a) Dizzy with her own power over the men
(b) Guilty
(c) Angry at herself
(d) Overcome by happiness

11. What does Flory do when he learns the truth about Elizabeth's affair with Verrall?
(a) Leaves immediately for the camp
(b) Gets drunk and confronts Elizabeth
(c) Leaves immediately for England
(d) Gets drunk and engages a Burmese prostitute

12. Verrall's attitude toward women suggests __________________________.
(a) he is capable of tenderness and emtional intimacy.
(b) he is only interested in marriage to a wealthy English woman.
(c) he is not interested in marriage.
(d) he is ready to change for the right woman.

13. What causes Mrs. Lackersteen to lecture Elizabeth on being "cheap?"
(a) Verrall has given Elizabeth money on many occasions.
(b) Verrall has mentioned he plans to marry Elizabeth only if her family is wealthy.,
(c) Verrall has made no motions to marry Elizabeth even though they have had an affair.
(d) Verrall has refused to give Elizabeth money when she has asked for it.

14. How has Flory's attitude toward nature changed?
(a) He is more aware of the beauty of nature because he is in love.
(b) He is indifferent to the beauty of nature because he is mourning the loss of Elizabeth.
(c) He is unaware of the beauty of nature because his work has distracted him.
(d) He is provoked and emboldened by the beauty of nature.

15. Why do the members of the Club suddenly allow the butler into their conversation?
(a) He has had many experiences with earthquakes, and they are interested in his stories.
(b) He is a respectable member of Burmese society.
(c) They are afraid of his size and demeanor.
(d) He insists on being the center of attention.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Flory not get to propose to Elizabeth?

2. Why does Flory not recognize Elizabeth's discomfort at the bazaar?

3. What is the description of the mood of Chapter 17?

4. What does Elizabeth enjoy during the canoe trip to the shooting party?

5. Why does Ko S'la tell Flory he should not attempt to play polo?

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