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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the opinion of the locals and certain hotel guests about the Millers?
(a) they are brash, uneducated, and uncultivated
(b) they are accepted because of their money
(c) they are too hard to get to know
(d) they are polished and too superior for the locals

2. What is Daisy's response when Eugenio asks if she intends to go alone?
(a) yes, she knows how to row
(b) no, with this gentleman
(c) of course, she's a big girl now
(d) no, she's taking Randolph

3. What feeling does Winterbourne have as he watches Daisy descend the stairs?
(a) as if he cannot move his feet
(b) as if something romantic is going on
(c) as if he has made a mistake
(d) as if something dreadful is about to happen

4. What was Mrs. Miller unable to do?
(a) put Randolph to bed
(b) get Eugenio to order tea
(c) straighten her shawl
(d) walk up the stairs

5. What is the mystery of the novel?
(a) who the woman in Geneva is
(b) where Mr. Miller is
(c) the truth about Daisy's innocence
(d) where Daisy was born

6. Why does Winterbourne offer his arm to Daisy?
(a) to escort her to the boat landing
(b) to escort her to her room
(c) to escort her to his aunt's room
(d) to escort her to the concierge

7. What circumstance about Winterbourne does Mrs. Costello think makes him naive about girls like Daisy?
(a) his moving only in the best society
(b) his weakness for anything that wears a skirt
(c) his limited education in Europe
(d) his being away from America for a long time

8. What time is it when Daisy accepts the invitation to go for a row?
(a) midnight
(b) eleven o'clock
(c) half past ten
(d) nearly ten at night

9. What happens when Daisy goes out alone with gentlemen?
(a) people follow her to see what she's doing
(b) everyone thinks it's only an American custom
(c) no one really notices
(d) doubt is cast on her character

10. What does Daisy say she hopes Winterbourne feels as she goes inside with her mother?
(a) relieved, happy, or over joyed
(b) angry, insulted, or back handed
(c) disappointed, or disgusted, or something
(d) impatience, grief, or confusion

11. Why does Winterbourne not visit his aunt in the hotel?
(a) she is ill and not receiving visitors
(b) she has gone unexpectedly to Rome
(c) she is out shopping
(d) she has a gentleman caller

12. What is a young American named Winterbourne doing in Vevey, Switzerland?
(a) writing a book
(b) visiting his aunt
(c) going to school
(d) taking the hot baths

13. What habit does Daisy have that is different from European girls?
(a) she laughs loudly and calls attention to herself
(b) she looks people directly in the eye without blushing
(c) she keeps her eyes down and never looks at anyone
(d) she holds her nose in the air and is unfriendly

14. What does Daisy ask Winterbourne if he would do?
(a) take her out in a boat
(b) take her out dancing
(c) drive her to Geneva
(d) stop talking to her mother

15. What is a central clash in the novel?
(a) men versus women
(b) style versus garrishness
(c) American versus European culture
(d) youth versus age

Short Answer Questions

1. What does not seem to concern Winterbourne?

2. In Mrs. Costello's opinion, what may well-bred young ladies not do?

3. Under other circumstances, what might make Daisy acceptable to European society?

4. What does Daisy realize from Winterbourne's excuses about his aunt?

5. What does Daisy say her mother doesn't like?

(see the answer keys)

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