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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What criminal idea pops into Sam's head?
(a) Finding Sarah and forcing her to have sex with him.
(b) Blackmailing Charles because he knows about his meeting with Sarah.
(c) Blackmailing Ernestina to prevent him from destroying Charles.
(d) Finding Sarah and killing her to protect Charles.
2. What is it that Charles had not guessed?
(a) That his uncle is planning on marrying.
(b) That his uncle has received word of his connection to Sarah.
(c) That his uncle is leaving his estate to charity.
(d) That his uncle has located a long lost son.
3. Where does Charles establish his quarters after his father's death?
(a) In Kensington.
(b) In Essex.
(c) In Wales.
(d) In Balmory.
4. What is Charles' thinking as he passes through the vast estate?
(a) That Ernestina will not be up to running the great house.
(b) That he does not want to live there.
(c) That is it soon to be his.
(d) That his uncle has let the place go.
5. What is Sam's dream about Mary?
(a) She secretly has a large dowry.
(b) She wantonly gives herself to him.
(c) She is the attraction in his gentlemen's shop that brings in customers.
(d) She marries him and has ten children.
6. What are the two obsessions of Mrs. Poulteney?
(a) Dirt and immorality.
(b) Wine and fine cuisine.
(c) Lawlessness and cursing.
(d) Vulgarity and rudeness.
7. Why did Charles urge Ernestina to disagree with him about something?
(a) He is sure that he is not always right and wants her opinion.
(b) It is just another of his silly jokes that Ernestina seldom understands.
(c) He is feeling like a Turkish pasha because of her deferring to him.
(d) He does not want people to think theirs iss a Christian marriage.
8. What resolution does Charles make on his way back to Lyme?
(a) To have physical relations with Sarah the next time they meet.
(b) To go to confession.
(c) To break off his engagement to Ernestina.
(d) To avoid Sarah of his own free will.
9. What does Charles observe inside the house?
(a) That some things have changed.
(b) That the carpets need to be changed.
(c) That there is an air of gloom about the place.
(d) That there does not seem to be anyone at home.
10. What begins to trouble Charles about his engagement to Ernestina?
(a) That she is too flighty and unable to discuss anything with him calmly.
(b) That Ernestina is far too young for him and would leave him for a younger man.
(c) That he has been too conventional in his choice and it is not like him at all.
(d) That he needs a less exciting existence so he could concentrate on rocks.
11. What annoying habit did Aunt Tranter have which causes Ernestina consternation?
(a) She is an inveterate gossip.
(b) She sits at her window with a telescope.
(c) She dips snuff in the parlor.
(d) She insists on being a chaperone for Ernestina and Charles.
12. What does Sarah ask of Charles?
(a) That he loan her money.
(b) That he take her away.
(c) That he teach her paleontology.
(d) One hour of his time.
13. What is Charles' quandary over Sarah's disappearance?
(a) If she is still alive, he has a responsibility to her.
(b) If she committed suicide, she may have left a not implicating him.
(c) He suspects she may be prepared to blackmail him.
(d) If she is alive, he knows where she probably is but cannot tell anyone.
14. How does Sarah begin describing the French lieutenant to Charles?
(a) That he is brave and a gentleman.
(b) That he comes on to her immediately.
(c) That he is pitiful and helpless.
(d) That he is handsome and a smooth talker.
15. How does Knowles picture Sam?
(a) He is humbly devoted to Charles and not into self aggrandizement.
(b) He is a man who cannot understand Charles' jokes.
(c) He is an older man with a great deal of polish.
(d) He is young, fond of idling, and always has a straw or sprig of parsley in his mouth.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Charles tells Sam not to see Mary until he has cleared it with Mrs. Tranter, to what does Sam compare himself?
2. What does Charles intend to do on his outing?
3. What is Knowles' opinion of the way Charles is dressed for his brisk walk?
4. For what is Dr. Grogan well known in Lyme?
5. At that time in London, what is socially becoming as important as good blood?
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