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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. Where does Charles establish his quarters after his father's death?
(a) In Essex.
(b) In Wales.
(c) In Kensington.
(d) In Balmory.
2. Where are Charles' grandfather's archeological finds housed?
(a) Windsor Castle.
(b) The British Museum.
(c) Westminster Abby.
(d) The Louvre.
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 decides to be brazen and go where she pleases.
(b) She is late for Mrs. Poulteney's reading.
(c) She thinks it is too early for anyone else to be about.
(d) She is thinking too hard and does not notice which way she went.
4. What resolution does Charles make on his way back to Lyme?
(a) To avoid Sarah of his own free will.
(b) To break off his engagement to Ernestina.
(c) To have physical relations with Sarah the next time they meet.
(d) To go to confession.
5. What is Sarah's position in Charmouth?
(c) Milk maid.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sarah tell Mrs. Talbot before she leaves?
2. What is unimaginable to Charles in a relationship with a woman?
3. What is it about Ernestina that attracts Charles?
4. How does Knowles use these changes to invite suspense?
5. What does Charles observe inside the house?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the explanation for Mrs. Poulteney's idea that the Ware Commons evokes Sodom and Gomorrah in her mind?
2. What kind of day is it when Charles fist meets Sarah Woodruff alone?
3. What is Sarah's gift that makes her more intelligent than most Victorian women?
4. Describe the conflict in Ernestina over her desire to have a husband and children.
5. How does Sarah insist that the county is filled with women who are outcasts?
6. What is Charles' delusion as he rides up the drive to his uncles estate?
7. Why is Mrs. Poulteney troubled by the parable of the widow's mite?
8. Sarah is described as not beautiful by any standards. What is it that captivates Charles so much when he first sees her face?
9. When Charles and Sarah meet, how does Charles explain his agreeing to come?
10. What does Charles say to Sarah about morality?
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