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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Miss Betsey suggest that David visit after he finishes school?
(a) Mr. Murdstone.
(b) Dora.
(c) Agnes.
(d) Peggotty.

2. Why does David find the London school closed?
(a) It caught on fire.
(b) It has been condemned.
(c) It is summer.
(d) Holiday period.

3. What does Peggotty object to?
(a) Mr. Murdstone courting David's mother.
(b) David going to school.
(c) Working late.
(d) Miss Betsey moving in.

4. Why does Littimer bring Miss Mowcher to Steerforth?
(a) To gossip with Steerforth.
(b) To give Steerforth a hair treatment.
(c) To tell Steerforth gossip about David.
(d) To be Steerforth's friend.

5. Why does Steerforth want to accompany David to Yarmouth?
(a) Because it will be funny to see poor people in their natural environment.
(b) Because he wants to marry Emily.
(c) Because he needs to get away from his mother.
(d) Because he wants to be with David as much as possible.

6. What does David resolve to do to escape his horrible life?
(a) To commit suicide.
(b) Run away and find his aunt, Miss Betsey Trotwood.
(c) To flee to America.
(d) To become very educated and find a better job.

7. Who does David re-encounter when he arrives in London?
(a) Traddles.
(b) Steerforth.
(c) Peggotty.
(d) Agnes.

8. Who is going to become Agnes' father's business partner?
(a) Mr.Wickfield.
(b) Mr. Murdstone.
(c) Uriah Heep.
(d) Miss Betsey.

9. How does Mrs. Steerforth feel about her son?
(a) She hates him.
(b) She thinks he is spoiled.
(c) She believes that everything he does is wonderful.
(d) She thinks he is smart but misbehaves.

10. Why does David sell most of his clothes on his journey?
(a) To buy a gift for his aunt.
(b) So no one will recognize him.
(c) To buy new ones.
(d) To buy food.

11. Who does Steerforth insult so badly that this person resigns his post immediately?
(a) David.
(b) Mr. Mell.
(c) Traddles.
(d) Mr. Creakle.

12. Who does Tommy Traddles plan to marry?
(a) Agnes, Mr. Wickfield's daughter.
(b) Sophie, the daughter of a country minister.
(c) Dora, Mr. Spenlow's daughter.
(d) Peggotty.

13. Who begins to court David's mother?
(a) Mr. Copperfield.
(b) Mr. Murdstone.
(c) Mr. Micawber.
(d) Mr. Creakle.

14. What is the name of the carriage driver who wants to marry Peggotty?
(a) Mr. Micawber.
(b) Mr. Barkis.
(c) Mr. Murdstone.
(d) Mr. Creakle.

15. During David's tea outing, who passes the house so that David is forced to introduce him to his hosts?
(a) Mr. Creakle.
(b) Mr. Murdstone.
(c) Miss Betsey.
(d) Mr. Micawber.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Mr. Spenlow celebrate David's official apprenticeship?

2. How is David's mother's health affected by her marriage?

3. Who does Ham see talking with Emily in town before she runs away?

4. What is Mr. Murdstone doing when David runs into him in the midst of making his legal rounds?

5. Whose presence disturbs David while he stays at the Wickfields' house?

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