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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Charles proceed to break off with Ernestina and return to Sarah?
(a) He writes Sarah a letter and goes to tell Ernestina he cannot marry her.
(b) He has Sam tell Ernestina what he knows.
(c) He arranges for Sarah and Ernestina to meet.
(d) He leaves the country and does not tell anyone where he is.
2. What does Knowles say that the Victorians had thrown at them night and day in the same way we have sex thrown at us today?
3. What is the outcome of Charles' interview with Ernestina's father, Mr. Freeman?
(a) Mr. Freeman increases Ernestina's dowry.
(b) Charles cannot bring himself to tell the truth.
(c) He withdraws his offer of Ernestina's hand in marriage.
(d) Mr. Freeman does not object to Charles' change in fortune.
4. What does Dr. Grogan suggest?
(a) That Charles insists on eloping with Ernestina at once.
(b) That Dr. Grogan himself goes to find out what Sarah really wants.
(c) That he will handle the matter with Sarah and Charles must go away.
(d) That Charles see Sarah and make up his mind who he loves.
5. After Charles discovers that Sarah has vanished, who intrudes in his railway compartment?
(b) A pickpocket
(c) A preacher
(d) The author
6. Where does Sam go to work?
(a) For the Duke of Windsor
(b) At Sir Robert's estate
(c) In the Whie Lion Inn
(d) In Mr. Freeman's store
7. What is Dr. Grogan's recommendation for Ernestina's treatment?
(a) Send her to Bedlam.
(b) Humor her in whatever she wants to do.
(c) Take her on a trip abroad.
(d) Send for her father.
8. What does Charles observe about American women?
(a) He sees a shadow of Sarah in each of them.
(b) He thinks that they have no sense of style.
(c) He considers them too pristine.
(d) He sees them as no different from women in England.
9. How does Charles think about the three-word message from Sarah?
(a) As an oxymoron like proud begging.
(b) As a way of saying thank you.
(c) As her way of saying good-bye.
(d) As a kind of trap and threat.
10. How is Aunt Tranter affected in all of the problems?
(a) She is confused and angry.
(b) She wants to have the police confront Charles.
(c) She thinks it is all for the best.
(d) She says she never trusted Charles.
11. What does Charles attempt to do with Sarah?
(a) Give her money to go to Exeter and find a job.
(b) Get her to pretend suicide.
(c) Help him make up a story about how he found her there.
(d) Get her to go to Paris with him.
12. What does Charles do when Sam comes into his room the following morning?
(b) Order him out of his room
(c) Curse Sam
(d) Fire Sam
13. What is in the second letter Charles opens that morning?
(a) An apology
(b) A bill
(c) A blackmail message
(d) An address
14. What is Sarah's reaction to Charles' guilt?
(a) She says all she wants is his happiness.
(b) She says she cannot believe he is like Mrs. Poulteney.
(c) She accuses him of being like the French Lieutenant.
(d) She calls him stupid and behind the times.
15. What kind of morning greets Charles as he begins his walk to meet Sarah?
(a) It is gray and rainy, symbolic of the gloom into which he is walking.
(b) It is a foggy morning that compared to the blindness Charles feels about himself.
(c) It is beautiful and serene, leaving Charles feeling as though it were for him paradise lost.
(d) It is cold and threatening, making Charles feel as though he is walking into an icy death.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Charles decide to do?
2. How does Sam try to start gossip with Mrs. Rogers at the Kensington house?
3. What does Charles admit to Dr. Grogan about his feelings for Ernestina?
4. Who does Charles meet face-to-face as he exits the shed?
5. How does Charles explain his separation from Ernestina when he visits the club.
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