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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Jekyll react when Utterson mentions Hyde?



2. Who narrates the chapter?



3. How much money does the girl's family get?



4. Lanyon feels what has happened to Jekyll?



5. How is the money paid?



Short Essay Questions

1. Utterson and Enfield take a walk and decide to pay a visit to Jekyll. What time of day is it when the men visit Jekyll?



2. What were Utterson and Enfield doing when they spotted Jekyll?



3. A stranger on the street attracted the attention of many bystanders, including Mr. Enfield. Why was Mr. Enfield shocked by the stranger?



4. Why does Utterson pay a visit to Dr. Lanyon?



5. Jekyll insists that while he is a man of science and considered religion as a part of his experiment, he denies that he has developed what trait?



6. While Utterson and Enfield are speaking to Jekyll, a sudden change comes over the doctor. What about Jekyll shocks Utterson?



7. What is it in Jekyll's response that does not convince Utterson or Poole that everything is all right?



8. Jekyll finally reveals his deep dark secret to Lanyon. What is Lanyon's reaction to Jekyll's secret?



9. Utterson and Enfield come upon a building with no windows and a mysterious door. What is so strange about the door?



10. According to Jekyll, who will be visiting Lanyon at his home?



Essay Topics

Poole was bound by duty to honor Jekyll's wishes. However, after Poole was convinced that there was something seriously wrong with Jekyll, the butler violated his confidences and approached Utterson. Do you think the decision was difficult for Poole to make? Was it the right decision? How might the ending have changed if Poole had not interfered?

The author describes Sir Danvers Carew's murder in horrifying detail. The maid claims that she heard Carew's bones shattering from her window. Is it possible to hear bones shatter from that distance? What other sounds might the maid have heard as she witnessed the crime?

The incident with Utterson and Enfield talking to Jekyll outside the window leads into a use of foreshadowing regarding Jekyll's health and well-being. Utterson and Enfield share a look of horror after Jekyll makes a hasty retreat. The author was trying to tell the reader something. Was the meaning clear? Explain your conclusions.

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