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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What effect does the foreign visitor to the estate have on Ottilie, when he expounds upon the uselessness of over improving the land?
(a) Ottilie feels offended by the man's presumption.
(b) Ottilie finds herself questioning her design sense.
(c) Ottilie is disillusioned and in agony.
(d) Ottilie agrees wholeheartedly with the man.
2. What building does Charlotte decide she and Ottilie will live in for a period of time?
(a) The servant's quarters.
(b) The moss hut.
(c) The chapel.
(d) The pavilion.
3. What is the long-term plan of the new house guest?
(a) To travel the world and write a memoir.
(b) To marry and to take over the management of the boarding school.
(c) To take a high class position at the royal court.
(d) To find a wife and settle down to a farmer's lifestyle.
4. How does Ottilie react in the wake of the tragedy?
(a) She acquiesces to Eduard's request for her hand in marriage.
(b) She vows to become a nun and do only God's work from then on.
(c) She immediately jumps into the lake and kills herself.
(d) She swears to atone for her sins by renouncing Eduard completely.
5. On which procession of people does the new house guest, who arrived during Ottilie's artistic activity, exercise his craft and calling?
(a) The members of the local militia.
(b) The brigade of young gardeners.
(c) The group of street urchins that live in the village.
(d) The company of the estate's housemaids.
6. What two things does Ottilie refuse to do?
(a) Paint and keep house.
(b) Love again and forgive Charlotte.
(c) Speak and be Eduard's wife.
(d) Eat and read.
7. What tragedy results from Ottilie's decision to go against what she knows is safe?
(a) Otto is crushed in a fall.
(b) Otto drowns in the lake.
(c) Otto is killed by wolves.
(d) Otto is accidentally poisoned.
8. What does Charlotte agree to, in the midst of the tragedy?
(a) Eduard's request for a divorce.
(b) Suing the person responsible for the tragedy.
(c) Leaving the estate and live in a convent.
(d) Taking her own life and thereby atoning for her sins.
9. What is the principle task of the household Ottilie has undertaken?
(a) Organizing the serving staff.
(b) Keeping the household monies.
(c) Caring for Otto.
(d) Answering all letters coming to the house.
10. What proposition does Eduard make to the Major?
(a) The Major should facilitate Eduard's kidnapping of and absconding with Ottilie.
(b) Ottilie should become the object of the Major's direct amorous attentions in order to throw Charlotte off of Eduard's plan.
(c) Eduard and Charlotte divorce so the Major can marry Charlotte and Eduard can marry Ottilie.
(d) The Major should pretend to love Charlotte, then ruthlessly abandon her to make her pay for her sins.
11. How does Ottilie respond to Luciane's arrival?
(a) By sulking in jealousy.
(b) By going calmly and cheerfully to work.
(c) By plotting revenge against Luciane for past slights.
(d) By becoming more talkative and energetic.
12. What creatures does Luciane find amusing?
13. What is the title of the story the foreign visitor tells Charlotte and Ottilie?
(a) "The Passionate Shepherd and Lady."
(b) "The Wayward Young Neighbors."
(c) "The Sensible Old Couple."
(d) "The Unfortunate Young Lovers."
14. What is the general substance of Ottilie's first journal entry?
(a) The nature of portraiture and other memorials.
(b) The contradictions inherent in social intercourse.
(c) Her own role in the running of the household.
(d) The significance of Charlotte's silences.
15. What experiment does the foreign visitor's companion try on Charlotte and Ottilie?
(a) The gravity investigation.
(b) The scales hypothesis.
(c) The pendulum experiment.
(d) The leverage trial.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whose appearance do the painted decorations of the restored building seem to have?
2. What is the general content of Ottilie's fourth journal entry?
3. Why does Ottilie avoid a path by the side of the lake?
4. What is the nature of the solicitor's visit to Charlotte?
5. How does Eduard's part in the story end?
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