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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Daisy's brother say his father is?
(a) upstairs in their hotel room
(b) doing buisness in Rome
(c) in California, USA
(d) a better place than Europe

2. Under other circumstances, what might make Daisy acceptable to European society?
(a) her good taste in clothes and her descrition about men
(b) her willingness to give generously and her appearance
(c) her financial situation and the fact that she dresses in perfection
(d) her education and the fact that she is beautiful

3. How does Daisy want to go?
(a) by bicycle
(b) by steamer
(c) on foot
(d) in a motor car

4. What is symbolized by the ruins of the Chillon Castle?
(a) Europe's cultural heritage
(b) the inferiority of Europeans
(c) Europe's immobile economy
(d) the decay of Europe

5. What does not seem to concern Winterbourne?
(a) Daisy's failure to fit into society
(b) Daisy's wardrobe.
(c) Daisy's younger brother.
(d) Daisy's treatment of Eugenio.

6. What does Daisy say her mother doesn't like?
(a) traveling in Europe
(b) wearing a shawl
(c) any of her gentleman friends
(d) eathing Swiss food

7. What habit of Randolph's is a great worry to his mother and Daisy?
(a) he talks too much
(b) he will only listen to the courier
(c) he doesn't sleep
(d) he goes around breaking things

8. What is Daisy's younger brother's name?
(a) Rudolph C. Miller
(b) Rudolph G. Miller
(c) Randolph C. Miller
(d) Randolph G. Miller

9. What does Winterbourne say he was doing while not talking with Daisy?
(a) checking to see when the next steamer leaves for Chillon
(b) having a pleasant conversation with her mother
(c) trying to think of something interesting to say
(d) looking for a boat to hire

10. What does Winterbourne offer to do to show his good intentions?
(a) to introduce Daisy to his aunt
(b) hire a chaperon
(c) leave a security deposit
(d) take the little brother along

11. What theme of the novel runs through much of Henry James' novels?
(a) age against youth
(b) war and peace
(c) money and society
(d) tension between the Americans and the Europeans

12. How is Daisy dressed as she comes down the stairs?
(a) in a pair of pants and a blouse
(b) in a revealing sun dress
(c) in jeans and a T-shirt
(d) in an elegant traveling costume

13. What does Daisy represent in the novel?
(a) American madness
(b) the power of money
(c) innocence or the appearance of it
(d) heartlessness

14. What are Americans seen as failing to do?
(a) properly appreciate Europe's ancient charms
(b) eat with the right utensils
(c) speak loudly in public
(d) learning european languages

15. In Mrs. Costello's opinion, what may well-bred young ladies not do?
(a) consort with strange men without an escort
(b) speak before spoken to
(c) travel with a courier
(d) wear the latest fashions

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Winterbourne conclude he would deucedly enjoy?

2. Why do they meet where he is waiting?

3. What is Daisy's brother's addiction?

4. How does Henry James describe Mrs. Miller?

5. What does Daisy say about her brother?

(see the answer keys)

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