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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is in jeopardy in January-June, 1665?
(a) The King's popularity.
(b) Pepys's marriage.
(c) Pepys's promotion.
(d) The status of the Navy.

2. What problem does Pepys mention for the first time in July-December 1667?
(a) His heart.
(b) His leg.
(c) His bladder stone.
(d) His vision.

3. What does the mayor enact because of the plague?
(a) A ban on eating vegetables.
(b) A citywide curfew.
(c) A ban on going to pubs.
(d) A ban on drinking.

4. What is the sum of Pepys wealth in January-June 1666?
(a) 50,000 pounds.
(b) 5,000 pounds.
(c) 1,000 pounds.
(d) 1,500 pounds.

5. What does Mrs. Knipp miss in January-June,1666?
(a) An appointment.
(b) A date.
(c) A party.
(d) An interview.

6. What animal does the science experiment involve that Pepys witnesses?
(a) A dog.
(b) An ox.
(c) A horse.
(d) A cat.

7. In July-December 1667, where does Pepys vacation?
(a) In the country.
(b) On a boat.
(c) In France.
(d) In Italy.

8. Who returns to London to poor public support in January-June 1666?
(a) The King.
(b) Lady Lord Sandwich.
(c) Pepys.
(d) Lord Sandwich.

9. Why are several houses quarantined in January-June 1665?
(a) Because of the plague.
(b) Because of measles.
(c) Pepys does not explain.
(d) Because of lice.

10. What does the city do in remembrance of the fire?
(a) Stays quiet for a day.
(b) Dances.
(c) Fasts.
(d) Holds a bonfire.

11. What happens to the financial status of the Navy in January-June 1666?
(a) Pepys does not write about it.
(b) It gets better.
(c) It stays the same.
(d) It worsens.

12. Who correctly predicted The Great Fire?
(a) Nostradamus.
(b) The King.
(c) Pepys.
(d) Pepys wife.

13. Who claims responsibility for causing this emergency of July-December 1666?
(a) Pepys.
(b) Pepys' wife.
(c) Pepys' wife's companion.
(d) A French priest.

14. When Pepys first hears about this emergency in July-December, 1666, what does he do?
(a) Finds the Royals.
(b) Goes back to sleep.
(c) Runs out of his house.
(d) Wake ups his wife.

15. How much is Pepys worth at the end of 1664?
(a) 5,000 pounds.
(b) 1,439 pounds.
(c) 1,349 pounds.
(d) Nothing.

Short Answer Questions

1. No one can get into cemeteries except who?

2. How long does Pepys wear a watch?

3. What happens when Pepys attends a gambling party with friends?

4. In July-December 1666, how long has it been since some of the Navy men were paid?

5. What happened to Pepys's own physician?

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