Part I, Chapters 1-4
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) Considering applications for new household staff.
(b) Deciding whether to enlarge the home itself.
(c) Improving the landscape of their estate.
(d) Preparing for a year long tour of Europe.
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 Count.
(d) The Baroness.
5. Where have the two young women mentioned in Part I, Chapter 1, been living for some years?
(a) At the royal court.
(b) At a boarding school.
(c) At the home of a distant relative.
(d) At the estate.
6. How did the master of the estate grow up?
(a) Lonely; he made no friends.
(b) Ignored; he was the youngest of many siblings.
(c) Impoverished; he lived on the streets.
(d) Spoiled; he got everything he wanted.
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