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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Luciane enjoy doing with her many articles of clothing?
(a) Saving up the best outfits for special occasions.
(b) Dressing up as fanciful characters.
(c) Putting them in storage and never wearing them.
(d) Giving everything away and wearing only modest, inexpensive fabrics.
2. How does Ottilie die?
(a) She convinces Nanni to poison her.
(b) She starves herself.
(c) She jumps to her death from a cliff.
(d) She hangs herself.
3. Whom do Otto's facial features resemble?
(a) The Captain and Ottilie.
(b) Eduard and the Captain.
(c) Charlotte and Eduard.
(d) Ottilie and Charlotte.
4. Whom does Ottilie summon for help as the tragedy unfolds?
(c) The doctor.
(d) The Major.
5. What event endangers the protagonists of the story?
(a) A carriage robbery.
(b) A blazing house fire.
(c) A river yacht crash.
(d) An attempted murder.
6. What building does the architect persuade Charlotte to restore?
(a) The stables.
(b) The boathouse.
(c) The church.
(d) The pavilion.
7. What decision does Ottilie make that breaks her usual care and good sense?
(a) To take Otto up a very steep and narrow cliffside path.
(b) To lay Otto down on the shoreline and walk alone.
(c) To leave Otto in the care of a young village girl.
(d) To row across the lake with Otto aboard.
8. Where does Eduard go once he is honorably discharged from the military?
(a) The farmstead.
(b) The main house of the estate.
(c) The chapel.
(d) The pavilion.
9. What new feature of Eduard's character makes him more like Ottilie?
(a) He loses his voice.
(b) His handwriting becomes more like Ottilie's.
(c) He eats less and less.
(d) He suffers from one-sided headaches.
10. Why is Charlotte agitated by the foreign visitor's tale?
(a) She finds the use of humor in the story to be in bad taste.
(b) She feels that the visitor told the tale to deliberately upset her.
(c) She knows that the true story behind the tale involved the Captain.
(d) She wonders whether something like the story will happen to her.
11. Where does Eduard ride to in order to await Ottilie's arrival at the beginning of Part II, Chapter 16?
(a) The farmstead.
(b) The pavilion.
(c) The inn.
(d) The lakeshore.
12. Which unexpected visitor arrives during the performance of the artistic activity planned by the architect?
(a) The headmistress.
(b) The Captain.
(c) The mason.
(d) The schoolmaster.
13. What two things does Ottilie refuse to do?
(a) Speak and be Eduard's wife.
(b) Paint and keep house.
(c) Love again and forgive Charlotte.
(d) Eat and read.
14. What is the premise of the story told by the foreign visitor?
(a) An elderly couple that gets pleasure by meddling in others' lives finds that it is prudent to mind one's own business.
(b) A young peasant feels he is destined to marry a fine lady, and he accomplishes seemingly impossible tasks in order to win her heart.
(c) A young couple spends many happy days together, but on the eve of their wedding tragedy strikes both of them.
(d) Two young people who are incompatible as youths find themselves attracted to one another as they become adults.
15. What, in general, describes Luciane's personality?
(a) She is energetic and attractive but can be annoying and ignorant of others' desires or needs.
(b) She is overly critical of everybody, directly to their faces.
(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.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Eduard wait, at least for a little while, while the Major relays Eduard's plan to Charlotte?
2. What gift do Charlotte and Ottilie give the architect?
3. What does Charlotte agree to, in the midst of the tragedy?
4. Whose appearance do the painted decorations of the restored building seem to have?
5. How does the story told by the foreign visitor end?
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