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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Upon what, to Ottilie, does her future rest?
(a) Her calling to care for Otto.
(b) Her own courage and strength of will.
(c) Charlotte's decision regarding Eduard's plan.
(d) The strength of Eduard's love for her.
2. How did Charlotte find out Eduard had joined the military?
(a) She happens to hear the local gossip while in town.
(b) She reads his name and his circumstances in a gazette.
(c) An old family friend tells her he saw Eduard after a battle.
(d) She receives a letter from him explaining his decision.
3. 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 accidentally locks himself in the room which Ottilie will be occupying.
(c) He accidentally leaves the note in the wrong room.
(d) He forgets that due to a change of plans, Ottilie will no longer arrive at that place.
4. Where does Eduard go once he is honorably discharged from the military?
(a) The chapel.
(b) The main house of the estate.
(c) The pavilion.
(d) The farmstead.
5. What building does the architect persuade Charlotte to restore?
(a) The pavilion.
(b) The stables.
(c) The boathouse.
(d) The church.
6. Which of Luciane's "experiments in moral regeneration" goes badly wrong?
(a) Her endeavors to patch up Charlotte and Eduard's relationship.
(b) Her attempt to re-socialize a mad young woman.
(c) Her efforts to introduce a foreign friend into high society.
(d) Her education of a young peasant boy.
7. What is Charlotte and Eduard's son to be named?
8. What activity does the Count suggest would benefit from Luciane's personality?
(a) Studying the piano to become a famous musician.
(b) Impersonating tableaux from famous paintings.
(c) Concentrating on painting and drawing.
(d) Singing famous and worshipful psalms.
9. What is the general substance of Ottilie's second journal entry?
(a) The transience of ownership of art.
(b) The state of Charlotte's marriage.
(c) The dichotomy of good and evil.
(d) Her love for Eduard.
10. What is the long-term plan of the new house guest?
(a) To find a wife and settle down to a farmer's lifestyle.
(b) To take a high class position at the royal court.
(c) To marry and to take over the management of the boarding school.
(d) To travel the world and write a memoir.
11. What two things does Ottilie refuse to do?
(a) Eat and read.
(b) Speak and be Eduard's wife.
(c) Love again and forgive Charlotte.
(d) Paint and keep house.
12. What does Charlotte warn Ottilie about, during their discussion of Ottilie's preferred vocation?
(a) The dangers of letting go of the object of one's passion.
(b) The idea that her world can once again be make whole.
(c) The impulse toward suicide, which is sinful and perilous.
(d) The desire to run away and start a new life, which is difficult.
13. 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 agrees wholeheartedly with the man.
(b) Ottilie finds herself questioning her design sense.
(c) Ottilie is disillusioned and in agony.
(d) Ottilie feels offended by the man's presumption.
14. Whose appearance do the painted decorations of the restored building seem to have?
15. What event endangers the protagonists of the story?
(a) A river yacht crash.
(b) A carriage robbery.
(c) An attempted murder.
(d) A blazing house fire.
Short Answer Questions
1. What gift do Charlotte and Ottilie give the architect?
2. On which procession of people does the new house guest, who arrived during Ottilie's artistic activity, exercise his craft and calling?
3. What building does Charlotte decide she and Ottilie will live in for a period of time?
4. Why is Charlotte agitated by the foreign visitor's tale?
5. What event precipitates the arrival of Charlotte's daughter at the estate?
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