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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Ottilie's relationship with the architect like?
(a) She is madly in love with him.
(b) She disagrees with him about crucial design elements.
(c) She treats him as if he were her elder brother.
(d) She easily gets frustrated with his incompetence.
2. Who had encouraged the house guest to come to the estate?
(a) The Baroness.
(b) The Captain.
(c) The General.
(d) The architect.
3. To what does the narrator compare the common themes running through Ottilie's journals?
(a) To a novel with a specific trope repeating through it.
(b) To a garment with a regular weave of fine fabric.
(c) To a naval rope with a single strand of red thread.
(d) To a garden in which patterns of hedges repeat themselves.
4. What, in general, describes Luciane's personality?
(a) She is overly critical of everybody, directly to their faces.
(b) She is energetic and attractive but can be annoying and ignorant of others' desires or needs.
(c) She is highly intelligent and beautiful and has a soft, compliant personality.
(d) She is reticent and argumentative, and people find her hard to get along with.
5. What conflicting feelings continuously torment Ottilie?
(a) Anger and acceptance.
(b) Wealth and poverty.
(c) Living and dying.
(d) Fear and delight.
6. Where does Eduard ride to in order to await Ottilie's arrival at the beginning of Part II, Chapter 16?
(a) The pavilion.
(b) The lakeshore.
(c) The inn.
(d) The farmstead.
7. What is Eduard's state of mind after Ottilie refuses to be his?
(a) He realizes he can have both Charlotte and Ottilie, so he is happy.
(b) He is in the grips of a frantic passion and is not thinking straight.
(c) He suddenly sees his wrongs and his future clearly and calmly.
(d) He is contemplative and begins scheming his next move to win her.
8. Whom do Otto's facial features resemble?
(a) The Captain and Ottilie.
(b) Charlotte and Eduard.
(c) Eduard and the Captain.
(d) Ottilie and Charlotte.
9. Whom does Eduard meet unexpectedly as he walks?
10. What is the new house guest's philosophy on education?
(a) The best way to teach young people is through rote recitation.
(b) Boys should be taught to be servants, and girls should be taught to be mothers.
(c) Learning does not stop when an individual leaves the schoolhouse.
(d) Girls are more apt to learn new things, while boys are more apt to retain knowledge.
11. What gift do Charlotte and Ottilie give the architect?
(a) An engraved goblet.
(b) A pair of gloves.
(c) A waistcoat.
(d) A pair of drafter's compasses.
12. What is the general substance of the note Eduard writes at the place where he awaits Ottilie?
(a) The note details his baroque plans to spirit Ottilie away from the estate.
(b) Eduard threatens Ottilie if she does not capitulate to him.
(c) It is a suicide note full of remorse and shame.
(d) Whether Ottilie can be his, and whether he can see her in person.
13. When Eduard leaves the place where he had been waiting for the Major, where does he go?
(a) The chapel.
(b) The main house.
(c) The pavilion.
(d) The lakeshore.
14. What building does the architect persuade Charlotte to restore?
(a) The stables.
(b) The church.
(c) The boathouse.
(d) The pavilion.
15. Whose appearance do the painted decorations of the restored building seem to have?
Short Answer Questions
1. Which representation of an artistic work results in the most applause for Luciane?
2. What activity of Luciane's, meant to amuse the company, ends up with Luciane looking foolish?
3. Upon what, to Ottilie, does her future rest?
4. What is the general mood of the household when all four protagonists live there together again?
5. Upon what date does the completion of the restoration of the building occur?
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