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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After Charlotte confronts him, what does Eduard resolve to do?
(a) To seduce Ottilie.
(b) To kill himself.
(c) To obtain a divorce.
(d) To leave home.
2. Which person is to be another guest at the estate?
3. What incites Eduard to make a passionate visit to Charlotte?
(a) The drunken dare of Eduard's male guest.
(b) The idea that making love to Charlotte will cement his desire for her.
(c) The realization that he is not yet a father.
(d) The thought of Ottilie working on a project of Eduard's.
4. What habit does Eduard change as a result of Ottilie's presence and influence?
(a) His attendance at church.
(b) His habit of pipe smoking.
(c) His way of reading.
(d) His recitation of the day's events.
5. To whom does the captain find himself irresistibly attracted?
6. How do Eduard, Charlotte, and the captain speak of the concept of elective affinities?
(a) In terms of apples, oranges, bananas, and pears.
(b) In terms of 1, 2, 3, and 4.
(c) In terms of men, women, children, and animals.
(d) In terms of A, B, C, and D.
7. What trait is the man who often visits the estate known for?
(a) For settling all manner of disputes.
(b) For high-class begging.
(c) For bragging about his wealth.
(d) For his many extra-marital affairs.
8. What is the general content of the postscript of the headmistress's letter to the mistress of the estate?
(a) Praise for Charlotte.
(b) Criticism of Luciane.
(c) Praise for Maria.
(d) Criticism of Ottilie.
9. What is the name of the peasant girl who attaches herself to Ottilie?
10. What is notable about the letters Eduard writes to Ottilie?
(a) The content of the letters is illegible, mad gibberish.
(b) Charlotte intercepts the letters and answers them in Ottilie's handwriting.
(c) Eduard also writes responses and signs them with Ottilie's name.
(d) The letters always come back in the post as "undeliverable."
11. How do Eduard and Charlotte act in front of the others the morning after they sleep together?
(a) As if they are ashamed and contrite of their actions.
(b) As if nothing has passed between them the night before.
(c) As if they are suspicious of the thoughts of others.
(d) As if they are proud to have reaffirmed their love.
12. What building do the companions find, with pleasure, that can easily hold all four of them?
(a) The pavilion.
(b) The main house.
(c) The chapel.
(d) The moss hut.
13. What does the schoolmaster's second letter say about Ottilie, in general?
(a) That she is intelligent, but not suited to the environment of the school.
(b) That she is one of the stupidest girls at the school, and he recommends she be sent home.
(c) That she is a troublemaker and that the other girls fear and shun her.
(d) That she is the first girl of the school and has won all the year's academic prizes.
14. What activity are the married couple primarily engaged in at the beginning of the novel?
(a) Preparing for a year long tour of Europe.
(b) Deciding whether to enlarge the home itself.
(c) Considering applications for new household staff.
(d) Improving the landscape of their estate.
15. What is the name of the first character introduced in the novel?
Short Answer Questions
1. What personality trait is notable about Ottilie?
2. What becomes the focus of Eduard's efforts regarding the landscape improvements around the estate?
3. What is the name of the man who often visits the estate?
4. What act of submissiveness does Charlotte warn Ottilie against?
5. Whom does Eduard send to speak with Ottilie in private?
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