Carry on, Jeeves! Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why doesn't Lady Malvern want to travel with her son?

2. How is Wilmot described by his mother?

3. What century does "Jeeves Takes Charge" take place in?

4. What has Willoughby written a book about?

5. What is Florence's relation to Bertie?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Corky do to lose his inheritance in "The Artistic Career of Corky"?

2. What does Bertie find Wilmot has been up to when he returns home after a couple of nights away?

3. What condition does Rocky's aunt put on her offer to give him his full inheritance?

4. Why does the Littles' cook refuse to leave their employment?

5. What does Aunt Isabel think of Bertie when she arrives at his flat?

6. In front of the Duke, what does Jeeves tell Bicky he will have to do in order to raise money to start his chicken farm?

7. What scheme does Bertie come up with to help Freddie win Elizabeth back?

8. Who does Miss Singer end up marrying?

9. What happens at the end of the story when Elizabeth offers the small boy a candy?

10. What does Jeeves suggest Miss Singer should do to be accepted by Alexander Worple?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the motif of friendship in "Carry on, Jeeves". How is friendship depicted in the stories? What are some examples of when the protagonist depends on his friends to help him? Do the friends ever cause trouble?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the schemes which take place in some of the short stories. Which characters plan and act out schemes? Why is Ukridge a schemer? Is he a successful schemer?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the character, Jeeves. Why is he considered the most popular of Wodehouse's characters? What are his defining character traits? Why is he a 'gentleman's hero'? What stories is he featured in, and what happens in these stories?

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