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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mrs. Lackersteen plan to do at the end of Chapter 23?
(a) Invite Flory to dinner in order to court Elizabeth again
(b) Invite Macgregor to dinner in order to court Elizabeth
(c) Invite Flory to dinner in order to let him down gently
(d) Invite Verrall to dinner in order to question him about marriage

2. What ruins Flory's plan to deliver the leopard skin to Elizabeth?
(a) The prisoners ruin it when they try to cure it.
(b) The prisoners sell it and replace it with a fake.
(c) Elizabeth refuses to see Flory when he arrives.
(d) Elizabeth rejects the offer of the gift outright.

3. At the end of Chapter 22, what signals a change?
(a) The river has overflowed.
(b) The rain has finally stopped.
(c) The English have returned to their camps.
(d) The rain has finally started.

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

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

6. The earthquake inspires what kind of feeling in the members of the Club after it is over?
(a) Timidity
(b) Terror
(c) Exuberance
(d) Bravado

7. Why do Mrs. Lackersteen and Elizabeth rush to the train station?
(a) They have heard that Verrall is arriving from Mandalay.
(b) They have heard that Lackersteen is returning from camp.
(c) They have heard that Verrall is leaving without saying goodbye.
(d) They have heard that the trains are not running in the rain.

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

9. How do the men respond when Flory proposes Veraswami as a member of the Club?
(a) They are furious and call for a second, secret vote.
(b) They are reluctant, but come around to Flory's suggestion.
(c) They are furious and refuse to entertain the idea.
(d) They are responsive to the idea.

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

11. Flory and Elizabeth's journey through the jungle is described as ______________________.
(a) a relief from the heat of the day.
(b) an oppressive struggle.
(c) a wonderland of beauty.
(d) a journey into their hearts.

12. What accounts for the change in Mrs. Lackersteen's behavior?
(a) Her fear of Lackersteen's infidelity
(b) Her distaste for Burmese culture
(c) Her social aspirations
(d) Her drinking problem

13. Why is Ellis upset that Verrall has abused the butler?
(a) Ellis believes Verrall is part Burman, and therefore should not be admitted to the Club.
(b) Ellis believes Verrall has no right to abuse the Club's butler as he is not a member.
(c) Ellis wants Verrall to approve of everyone in the Club.
(d) Ellis feels protective of the butler.

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

15. Who commits the murder?
(a) The relatives of the man Maxwell shot commit the murder.
(b) The relatives of Ma Hla May commit the murder.
(c) U Po Kyin commits the murder as revenge.
(d) Maxwell commits the murder.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Flory not kiss Elizabeth in the jungle?

2. Why does Elizabeth seem more approachable to Flory that evening?

3. Why do the Burmese riot outside the Club?

4. Flory is convinced he is ______________________.

5. Why are Elizabeth and Verrall indifferent to the heat?

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