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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whom does the master of the estate propose come to live with himself and his wife?
(a) The Baroness.
(b) The Count.
(c) The General.
(d) The Captain.
2. How do Eduard, Charlotte, and the captain speak of the concept of elective affinities?
(a) In terms of A, B, C, and D.
(b) In terms of apples, oranges, bananas, and pears.
(c) In terms of men, women, children, and animals.
(d) In terms of 1, 2, 3, and 4.
3. What letter does the Captain keep secret from his friends?
(a) One from Ottilie to Eduard that is salacious in its content.
(b) One from the mason to the architect concerning the fleecing of Eduard's estate.
(c) One from an officer which reactivates the Captain's military service.
(d) One from the Count containing a most promising job offer.
4. What does Eduard's note demand of Charlotte?
(a) That Charlotte keep Ottilie at the estate and not send her away.
(b) That Charlotte send Ottilie to live with her great aunt.
(c) That Charlotte move away from the estate and live as a widow.
(d) That Charlotte treat Ottilie as an equal, not as a lesser relative.
5. What does Eduard convince Ottilie of regarding Charlotte and/or the Captain?
(a) Charlotte loves the Captain and wants a divorce from Eduard.
(b) The Captain is preparing to duel with Eduard.
(c) Charlotte has secretly planned for Ottilie to marry the schoolmaster.
(d) Ottilie will never be loved by anyone because she is ugly.
6. How do Eduard and Charlotte act in front of the others the morning after they sleep together?
(a) As if they are proud to have reaffirmed their love.
(b) As if they are ashamed and contrite of their actions.
(c) As if they are suspicious of the thoughts of others.
(d) As if nothing has passed between them the night before.
7. What does Eduard propose to sell to pay for the main project undertaken by the household?
(a) The southern portion of land.
(b) The farmstead in the woods.
(c) The main house itself.
(d) The chapel in the village.
8. How do Eduard and Ottilie unexpectedly prove their compatibility with one another?
(a) By reciting a dramatic scene.
(b) By playing a game of cards.
(c) By engaging in a debate.
(d) By playing music together.
9. After Charlotte confronts him, what does Eduard resolve to do?
(a) To seduce Ottilie.
(b) To leave home.
(c) To obtain a divorce.
(d) To kill himself.
10. What does Ottilie set in the foundation stone with the other peoples' offerings?
(a) A miniature portrait of her father.
(b) A ring her mother gave her.
(c) A letter from the schoolmaster.
(d) A lock of her own hair.
11. Once the Captain leaves, what does Charlotte suggest to Eduard regarding Ottilie?
(a) That Eduard and Ottilie leave together to indulge their mutual passion.
(b) That Ottilie return to the boarding school or to her great-aunt's home.
(c) That Charlotte and Ottilie embark on a trip to Italy to view famous sculptures.
(d) That Ottilie become the governess to a wealthy family.
12. What personal item does Eduard request Ottilie stop wearing?
(a) A handkerchief embroidered by Charlotte.
(b) A miniature portrait of her father.
(c) A shawl knitted by her mother.
(d) A pair of gloves in kid leather.
13. What prevents Eduard from going through with his plan to keep Ottilie always near him?
(a) The moss hut begins to crumble and fall apart and is not comfortable as a love-nest.
(b) Ottilie's efforts to distract Charlotte are so transparent that Charlotte suspects them both.
(c) Eduard is unable to secure passage into England for himself and Ottilie.
(d) The first letters between him and Ottilie fall and are picked up by others.
14. How does Eduard plan to celebrate the finishing of the landscape improvements, as well as to show his affection for Ottilie?
(a) With a magnificent feast.
(b) With a fireworks show.
(c) By giving gifts to the guests.
(d) By absconding with Ottilie.
15. How does Charlotte respond to Eduard's passion for Ottilie?
(a) Charlotte keeps Ottilie near her, watches her closely, and thinks Ottilie should be sent away.
(b) Charlotte is delighted and begins to openly speak of her desire for the Captain.
(c) Charlotte does nothing because she is too shocked and saddened to act.
(d) Charlotte begins to act nasty and aggressive toward Ottilie and humiliates her in front of company.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does the mistress of the house think has a more-than-average interest in Ottilie?
2. What building do the companions find, with pleasure, that can easily hold all four of them?
3. After hearing of Charlotte's physical condition, how does Eduard feel?
4. In what activities do Charlotte and Ottilie engage the village girls?
5. What trait is the man who often visits the estate known for?
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