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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What experiment does the foreign visitor's companion try on Charlotte and Ottilie?
(a) The leverage trial.
(b) The pendulum experiment.
(c) The gravity investigation.
(d) The scales hypothesis.
2. Which character comes more into the forefront of Charlotte and Ottilie's life after Eduard's departure?
(a) The mason.
(b) The gardener.
(c) The parson.
(d) The architect.
3. How does Eduard's part in the story end?
(a) He is found dead one day by no apparent cause.
(b) He rekindles his love for Charlotte but never forgets Ottilie.
(c) He decides to rejoin the military and dies in battle.
(d) He blinds himself and wanders the roads as a beggar.
4. What creatures does Luciane find amusing?
5. What mistake does Eduard make while leaving the note?
(a) He neglects to sign it, so Ottilie will not know who wrote it.
(b) He forgets that due to a change of plans, Ottilie will no longer arrive at that place.
(c) He accidentally leaves the note in the wrong room.
(d) He accidentally locks himself in the room which Ottilie will be occupying.
6. What is the general content of Ottilie's fourth journal entry?
(a) Her own feelings about her relationship with Luciane, specifically.
(b) The necessities that keep women tied to the domestic sphere.
(c) The problems inherent in her passion for Eduard.
(d) The necessity of, and arbitrary nature of, engaging with others in social settings.
7. Whom do Otto's facial features resemble?
(a) Eduard and the Captain.
(b) Ottilie and Charlotte.
(c) Charlotte and Eduard.
(d) The Captain and Ottilie.
8. What does Charlotte agree to, in the midst of the tragedy?
(a) Eduard's request for a divorce.
(b) Taking her own life and thereby atoning for her sins.
(c) Leaving the estate and live in a convent.
(d) Suing the person responsible for the tragedy.
9. What event marks the newborn's baptism with foreboding?
(a) The spilling of the holy water.
(b) The awkward way Charlotte explains Eduard's absence.
(c) The poor turnout for the event at the church.
(d) The sudden death of the clergyman.
10. What is Ottilie's relationship with the architect like?
(a) She easily gets frustrated with his incompetence.
(b) She treats him as if he were her elder brother.
(c) She is madly in love with him.
(d) She disagrees with him about crucial design elements.
11. Upon what date does the completion of the restoration of the building occur?
(a) The eve of Eduard's birthday.
(b) The anniversary of Ottilie's arrival at the estate.
(c) The anniversary of Eduard and Charlotte's wedding.
(d) The eve of the Captain's birthday.
12. Who had encouraged the house guest to come to the estate?
(a) The Captain.
(b) The Baroness.
(c) The General.
(d) The architect.
13. What is the general substance of the note Eduard writes at the place where he awaits Ottilie?
(a) Whether Ottilie can be his, and whether he can see her in person.
(b) It is a suicide note full of remorse and shame.
(c) The note details his baroque plans to spirit Ottilie away from the estate.
(d) Eduard threatens Ottilie if she does not capitulate to him.
14. What is Charlotte and Eduard's son to be named?
15. What was the architect's reason for not wishing his drawings to be shown to the whole company, as Luciane had entreated and Ottilie had encouraged?
(a) He is modest to the point of embarrassment about his accomplishments.
(b) Even cultivated people handle delicate works of art roughly.
(c) Another guest expresses his desire to show his own collection of sculpture.
(d) He fears his plagiarism of the original drawings will be discovered.
Short Answer Questions
1. What specific question of Eduard's is Ottilie able to answer with a nod in the affirmative?
2. Which vocation does Ottilie decide she wishes to pursue?
3. How did Charlotte find out Eduard had joined the military?
4. What is the nature of the solicitor's visit to Charlotte?
5. What is the premise of the story told by the foreign visitor?
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