1. What is the name of the first character introduced in the novel?
2. Who is married to the owner of the estate?
3. What activity are the married couple primarily engaged in at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Improving the landscape of their estate.
(b) Deciding whether to enlarge the home itself.
(c) Preparing for a year long tour of Europe.
(d) Considering applications for new household staff.
4. Whom does the master of the estate propose come to live with himself and his wife?
(a) The Captain.
(b) The General.
(c) The Baroness.
(d) The Count.
5. Where have the two young women mentioned in Part I, Chapter 1, been living for some years?
(a) At the home of a distant relative.
(b) At the royal court.
(c) At the estate.
(d) At a boarding school.
6. How did the master of the estate grow up?
(a) Lonely; he made no friends.
(b) Spoiled; he got everything he wanted.
(c) Ignored; he was the youngest of many siblings.
(d) Impoverished; he lived on the streets.
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