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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 18 and 19.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did Charles urge Ernestina to disagree with him about something?
(a) He does not want people to think theirs iss a Christian marriage.
(b) He is feeling like a Turkish pasha because of her deferring to him.
(c) He is sure that he is not always right and wants her opinion.
(d) It is just another of his silly jokes that Ernestina seldom understands.
2. What does Charles enjoy about his relationship to Sam?
(a) Watching Sam avoiding the Cockney maids.
(b) The educated, philosophical discussions they have.
(c) Watching Sam make a fool of himself.
(d) Daily chatter and a lapse into schoolboyhood.
3. Why does Sarah take the risk of not going by the back way around the dairy the morning she is seen by two walkers?
(a) She is late for Mrs. Poulteney's reading.
(b) She is thinking too hard and does not notice which way she went.
(c) She decides to be brazen and go where she pleases.
(d) She thinks it is too early for anyone else to be about.
4. What is Knowles' opinion of the way Charles is dressed for his brisk walk?
(a) Perfectly appropriate.
(b) Not heavy enough for the Dorset weather.
(c) Modern and ahead of the times.
(d) Overly Victorian in its utility.
5. How does Knowles pull himself into the novel in Chapter 13?
(a) As a novel critique presupposing what the real critics might say.
(b) As a counterpart to Charles whose experiences have been different.
(c) As a bystander who can attest to the truth of the story.
(d) With questions regarding his methods and purposes for writing the story.
Short Answer Questions
1. What causes Sarah and the lieutenant to be thrown together in Capt. Talbot's house?
2. Why does Charles not tell Mrs. Tranter and Ernestina of his chance meeting with Sarah on the Ware Commons?
3. What is Knowles' description of Charles as a palaeontologist?
4. What does Sarah give Charles?
5. How did Charles' father rid him of the desire to become a priest?
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