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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the dog thief who stole Flush and held him for ransom?
(a) Mr. Taylor.
(b) Mr. Horne.
(c) Lord Stanley.
(d) Mr. Boyd.

2. Where is Elizabeth Barrett Browning buried?
(a) Catacombe di Roma.
(b) Cimitero di Staglieno.
(c) Flanders Field.
(d) The Protestant English Cemetery of Florence.

3. Who suggested to Sir Edward Lytton that a committee should be appointed by the government to get the facts?
(a) Mr. Landor.
(b) Signor Righi.
(c) George Clayton Tennyson.
(d) Lord Stanley.

4. To Flush all scenery was what, according to the author in Chapter 5: "Italy"?
(a) Thought provoking.
(b) Mezmerizing.
(c) Beautiful.
(d) Insipid.

5. The faces of the men that Elizabeth Barrett saw in the ghetto were inspiration for what later work?
(a) The Seraphim, and Other Poems.
(b) Casa Guidi Windows
(c) Aurora Leigh.
(d) Poems Before Congress.

6. Who told Elizabeth that if she would return to her room in good humor, he would go to Taylor's himself and pay the money and bring back the dog?
(a) Henry.
(b) George.
(c) Alfred.
(d) Septimus.

7. What was the profession of the man whom Lily Wilson fell in love with in Chapter 5: "Italy"?
(a) Butcher.
(b) Royal bodyguard.
(c) Farmer.
(d) Ship Captain.

8. In the spring of 1847 the Brownings and Flush moved where?
(a) Florence.
(b) Siena.
(c) Vallombrosa.
(d) Pisa.

9. What phrase did Flush hear Elizabeth Barrett Browning say fifty times a day in Chapter 5: "Italy"?
(a) "Goodness gracious."
(b) "My word."
(c) "Heaven help us."
(d) "Robert, my husband."

10. Who walked about London and observed everything from the poorest to the poshest neighborhoods?
(a) Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
(b) Mr. Thomas Beames.
(c) Dr. Pusey.
(d) George Clayton Tennyson.

11. What did Mrs. Browning say Flush went out and did the with other dogs every day in Pisa in Chapter 5: "Italy"?
(a) Went swimming.
(b) Scavenged for food.
(c) Chased cats.
(d) Spoke Italian.

12. What did Mr. Browning accuse Barnard Gregory of stealing in Chapter 4: "Whitechapel"?
(a) Money.
(b) Characters.
(c) Governmental positions.
(d) Gold.

13. The author writes that Flush "was the sole aristocrat among a crowd of" what, in Chapter 5: "Italy"?
(a) Peons.
(b) Slaves.
(c) Peasants.
(d) Canaille.

14. Miss Barrett perched herself upon a stone in the middle of ____________.
(a) Petrarch's fountain.
(b) Casa Guidi.
(c) The Apennines.
(d) The Protestant English Cemetery of Florence.

15. Chapter 5: "Italy" begins in the middle of what month?
(a) August.
(b) November.
(c) June.
(d) March.

Short Answer Questions

1. When was Frederick Tennyson born?

2. Mr. Browning wrote that if Miss Barrett gave way to Taylor, she was giving way to _________.

3. If Elizabeth Barrett didn't pay the ransom for Flush, she would have received a brown parcel containing _________.

4. When was Virginia Woolf's Orlando published?

5. What was the name of Virginia Woolf's father?

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