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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. When does Winterbourne say he must return to Geneva?
(a) next week
(b) tomorrow
(c) after they return from the castle
(d) in two days

3. Who does Winterbourne meet outside the hotel?
(a) the Miller family of Schenectady, New York
(b) friends of his from his school days
(c) his aunt's frequent gentleman caller
(d) a tour group from America

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

5. Given the chance to row off in the night with Winterbourne, what action indicates Daisy might not be as loose as people think?
(a) she kisses Winterbourne on the mouth and walks off
(b) she decides she would rather they all go in and eat
(c) she opts to return to the hotel with her family
(d) she refuses to make up her mind

6. How does Daisy speak to her mother, the servant, and perfect strangers?
(a) with a kind of sweetness
(b) with a shocking bluntness
(c) with a very loud voice
(d) with a lot of curiosity

7. How does Mrs. Costello epitomize the double standard of the day when her nephew tells her about his outing with Daisy?
(a) she assigns guilt to Daisy
(b) she tells her nephew to do his work in secret
(c) she accuses her nephew of corrupting a girl
(d) she tells her nephew he cannot come to see her again

8. What appears to be a double standard involving Winterbourne and his judgment of Daisy's morals?
(a) his eye for all the pretty ladies
(b) his attitude toward servants
(c) his own relationship in Geneva
(d) his pursuit of her although thinking her coarse

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

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

11. What does Daisy suspect about Winterbourne's return to Geneva?
(a) he wants to get away from her
(b) he has a girlfriend there
(c) he's bored with her company
(d) he likes to break hearts

12. What does Daisy do inside the castle?
(a) ignores Winterbourne
(b) slips away and return to the hotel
(c) flirts with all the men
(d) continues to berate Winterbourne

13. What is Winterbourne's impression of himself?
(a) embarrassed to be with her
(b) interested in the direction of the castle
(c) waiting for her to speak first
(d) grinning from ear to ear

14. How does Winterbourne feel about the sail to the castle?
(a) like a tiresome way to travel
(b) like a fish in a bowl
(c) like a boy with a new toy
(d) like an escapade or adventure

15. Under what pretense does Daisy not want him to come to Rome?
(a) to collect Italian art
(b) to visit his aunt
(c) to look for a job
(d) to help find a school for Randolph

Short Answer Questions

1. What shocks Mrs. Costello when Winterbourne tells her where he was all afternoon?

2. How does Henry James describe Mrs. Miller?

3. How does Winterbourne want to travel to the castle?

4. What is Daisy's younger brother's name?

5. What does Daisy represent in the novel?

(see the answer keys)

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