Ethan Frome Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Ethan now sees the cemetery as ____________________________.
(a) The threat of stagnancy.
(b) The promise of continuance and stability.
(c) The promise of excitement and the unknown.
(d) The threat of death.

2. Ethan is intimidated by Michael Eady because _________________________.
(a) Eady is a known gold digger.
(b) Eady is bigger and stronger than Ethan.
(c) Eady is successful and flirtatious.
(d) Eady is more handsome than Ethan.

3. What is happening at the church at midnight?
(a) The church services are taking place.
(b) Christmas Eve is being celebrated.
(c) A town meeting is taking place.
(d) The church social is taking place.

4. Why does Ethan hide outside the church when waiting for Mattie?
(a) He is waiting to see if she is going to ride home with her friends.
(b) He is waiting to see if she will accept Eady's marriage proposal.
(c) He is afraid to enter the church because he does not know anyone.
(d) He does not know where Mattie is.

5. Mattie lives with the Fromes because ____________________________.
(a) She is a hired girl acting as Zeena's aid.
(b) She is Ethan's cousin, and acts as their housekeeper.
(c) She is a friend of the family who needed work.
(d) She is Zeena's cousin and acts as her aid.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mattie is afraid ______________________________________________.

2. Though Ethan's studies were brief, the author states that he became aware of

3. Mattie Silver has lived with the Fromes for _______________.

4. Most of the story takes place during which season?

5. Ethan tries to disguise Mattie's unskilled efforts at housekeeping by ______________________________.

(see the answer key)

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