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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What prized possession was passed to Hedda from her father?
(a) His fountain pen.
(b) His money clip.
(c) His saber.
(d) His pistols.
2. Why does Lovborg say that Mrs. Elvsted is a good companion?
(a) She has a lovely singing voice.
(b) She is extremely intelligent and thoughtful.
(c) She is beautiful to look at.
(d) She has the courage to act.
3. What does Ragnar request of Solness just before Brovik's death?
(a) He requests a partnership in the company.
(b) He requests money to build his father a coffin.
(c) He requests the honor of constructing Solness's tower.
(d) He requests a kind word about his drawings to share with his father.
4. What instrument does Hedda raucously play as Tesman and Mrs. Elvsted try to rewrite the manuscript?
(a) She plays the oboe.
(b) She plays the guitar.
(c) She plays the harpsichord.
(d) She plays the piano.
5. Who, probably, actually is the woman who inspired Lovborg's book?
(a) Aunt Julle.
(b) The red-haired singer.
(d) Mrs. Elvsted.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why has Hilde come?
2. What news does Tesman's note bring?
3. Whom does Hedda "playfully" shoot at?
4. What refreshment does Hedda offer to her guests?
5. What excuse does Hedda give about her former relationship with Lovborg?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hedda claim spurred her original interest in Ejlert Lovborg, years ago?
2. How does Hedda convince Lovborg to go to the party?
3. Why does Hedda refrain from visiting Aunt Rina?
4. What does Hedda admit she wants control of?
5. How does Hedda initially react to the news of Lovborg's suicide?
6. Why is Ejlert unable to return Mrs. Elvsted's love sufficiently?
7. What does Ragnar ask of Solness, since his father is close to death?
8. What imminent threat does Tesman face now that Lovborg has a successful book?
9. What are the implications to Hedda of Brack knowing Lovborg died by one of her pistols?
10. Describe Solness' relationship with Kaja?
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