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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Cressida die?
(a) A stray bullet from an assassin trying to hit the German chancellor.
(c) On the Titanic.
(d) Of old age.
2. How long does it seem to Carrie that Bouchalka has been at Cressida's house when Carrie arrives on her next visit?
(a) For quite some time.
(b) Bouchalka has not yet arrived.
(c) Bouchalka left the day before on an emergency to Germany.
(d) For only a minute or so ahead of Carrie.
3. On the next visit to the restaurant where Carrie and Cressida first saw Bouchalka, what do they learn?
(a) He was fired and no longer working at the restaurant.
(b) His name wasn't really Bouchalka.
(c) He had died from the illness which made him rush off from Cressida's home.
(d) He set sail back to Austria.
4. What is Henry Gilbert's occupation?
(a) A physician.
(b) A financier.
(c) A CEO.
(d) A lawyer.
5. Why does Cressida wait for a different ocean liner from that which Horace and Poppas take?
(a) She felt it offers better publicity.
(b) She was not quite ready to leave London.
(c) She missed the port call for Horace's ship because of a visit to the Queen.
(d) She had a bad feeling about the one they took.
6. What does Cressida tell others about why Bouchalka does not accompany her on tour in the Spring?
(a) His mother is dying.
(b) He is becoming more and more ill.
(c) He wants to oversee the house remodeling project.
(d) He is in the midst of composing.
7. About whom is the narrating talking at the beginning of Part 4?
(b) Jerome Brown.
8. What does Carrie find at Cressida's home the next time she is there?
(a) Cressida's new puppy dog.
(b) An unfamiliar musical composition.
(c) Cressida's new boyfriend.
(d) A new piano.
9. What does Bouchalka seem to enjoy?
(a) The idea of Cressida having children.
(b) All the trappings of Cressida's high profile lifestyle.
(c) Having his own grand piano for composing.
(d) Learning to play golf.
10. In a letter which Carrie discusses, what does Cressida ask of Jerome?
(a) For a divorce.
(b) For him to invest more wisely.
(c) For him to go away with her and live quietly where she can rest.
(d) For him to stop making investments and losing her money.
11. Why does Cressida take Bouchalka aside to converse with him?
(a) Because he asks to speak to her privately.
(b) Because he is clearly ill at ease among her other guests.
(c) So that she can make the man she is currently jealous.
(d) Because she wishes to flirt with him.
12. Where does the bulk of Cressida's fortune lie?
(a) In worthless stocks.
(b) In governement t-bills.
(c) In real estate.
(d) In municipal bonds.
13. What does Cressida say she is doing?
(a) Keeping Brown out of jail.
(b) Buying a good marriage.
(c) Making investments to save investments.
(d) Having the time of her life.
14. How does Carrie describe the violin player?
(a) A young woman, likely just out of Julliard.
(b) An elderly gentleman in a tux.
(c) A young, tall, big-boned, and rugged looking young man.
(d) A short, dark-haired young man with delicate features and eye patch.
15. Why do Carrie and Cressida send the carriage home?
(a) Because it's a lovely day and they want to stay out later.
(b) Because the driver insults them.
(c) They did not send the carriage home as the carriage never shows up.
(d) Because one of the horses appears lame.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Cressida think the violin player is either very poor or in some type of trouble?
2. How do Bouchalka and Cressida appear after their honeymoon?
3. With what does Cressida become enchanted?
4. How do the two women evaluate the duet between the pianist and violin player?
5. When Cressida makes a surprise visit home during her tour, what does she find?
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