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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Lovborg going to do for Tesman?
(a) Recommend Tesman for another post if Lovborg is rewarded the professorship.
(b) Help him with his book.
(c) Stay with Hedda so Tesman can leave for Brack's party.
(d) Wait until Tesman has the professorship before publishing his book.

2. What kept Hedda and Tesman up late the night of their return?
(a) Julle was ill.
(b) They were celebrating the return to their new home.
(c) Hedda needed everything unpacked and put away in a particular manner.
(d) Berte was was having a party next door.

3. What was Hedda's life like before she married?
(a) She was the popular daughter of a general.
(b) She was the heiress to a large fortune.
(c) She was the beautiful daughter of a poor family.
(d) She was a school teacher.

4. What does Lovborg want Tesman to see?
(a) That he is a better writer than Tesman.
(b) Evidence of his reformed ways.
(c) That he is a potential candidate for the professorship.
(d) The manuscript to his next book.

5. What was the basis of the close friendship shared by Lovborg and Mrs Elvsted?
(a) Long walks in the country.
(b) Working together on Lovborg's book.
(c) Similar personalities.
(d) Hard times that brought them together.

6. Who embroidered Tesman's slippers?
(a) Hedda.
(b) Julle.
(c) His Aunt Rina.
(d) Berte.

7. When did Lovborg write his book?
(a) In his "good days" before he started drinking.
(b) When he was unter the tutelage of Mr Elvsted.
(c) During a long solitary vacation.
(d) Within the year prior to the happenings in Hedda Gabler.

8. What would best characterize the way Hedda greets Julle?
(a) Cool and formal.
(b) Loving and warm.
(c) Appreciative and obliging.
(d) Excited and enthusiastic.

9. Who does Tesman invite over to their house for evening in Act 1 of HEDDA GABLER?
(a) Ejlert Lovborg.
(b) Mrs Elvsted.
(c) Brack.
(d) Berte.

10. What does Lovborg say about his recently published book?
(a) It is important to him that it sells well.
(b) There is nothing much in it, that he wrote a book everyone would agree with.
(c) It is his great masterpiece.
(d) He is excited it is a success.

11. What does Mrs Elvsted tell Hedda that Lovborg has done for her specifically because he knew she wanted it?
(a) Seperates her from her husband.
(b) Returns to town.
(c) Gives up his dissolute ways.
(d) Writes a book.

12. What does the letter sent in Act 1 of HEDDA GABLE propose to do?
(a) Summon Brack to the house.
(b) Make arrangements for a celebration.
(c) Warn Mrs Elvsted's husband of her whereabouts.
(d) Invite Ejlert Lovborg over that evening.

13. What does Tesman bring home with him in the second act of HEDDA GABLER?
(a) A new instrument for Hedda.
(b) A pile of books for his research.
(c) A letter from Mr Elvsted.
(d) A bouquet of flowers.

14. What does Mrs Elvsted ask of Tesman in Act 1 of Hedda Gabler?
(a) To let her know what he thinks of Lovborg's book.
(b) To let Lovborg have the professorship.
(c) To be kind to Lovborg and keep a watchful eye on him.
(d) To continue Lovborg's work.

15. What two events does Tesman accidentally schedule for the same time?
(a) Mrs Elvsted's visit and work for his next book.
(b) Brack's party and his wife's birthday.
(c) Lovborg's visit and a visit from his aunt.
(d) Lovborg's visit and Brack's dinner.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the bouquet of flowers from?

2. What does Tesman focus on when he talks about the future?

3. To what does Brack invite Tesman?

4. How were the furnishings in the house paid for?

5. Why is the professorship so important to Tesman?

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