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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why did Lovborg fight with Miss Diana?
(a) Lovborg thought she took his manuscript.
(b) Miss Diana demanded that he give her his book.
(c) Miss Diana wanted him to stop drinking.
(d) Lovborg wanted more money from her.
2. When does Hedda do with Lovborg's manuscript when she hears the maid admit Lovborg into the house?
(a) Hides it in a drawer.
(b) Tosses it in the fire.
(c) Leaves it scattered on the floor.
(d) Lays it out on the table.
3. What is Lovborg's plan for his future at the end of Act 3 of HEDDA GABLER?
(a) To end it all.
(b) To get the professorship, and perhaps write again.
(c) To succumb to a life of debauchery and drunkeness.
(d) To return to the Elvsted and regain control of his life.
4. What does Tesman plan to do with the manuscript?
(a) Burn it.
(b) Return it right away to Lovborg.
(c) Hide it until after the professorship is his.
(d) Take it to the publisher as his own work.
5. Which of the following best describes the state Lovborg is in when he returns to the Tesman household after Brack's party?
(a) Contrite and repentant.
(b) Elated and joyous.
(c) Desperate and disheveled.
(d) Sad and mournful.
6. What does Tesman confess to feeling about Lovborg's book?
7. What does Lovborg tell Mrs. Elvsted happened to the manuscript?
(a) That Miss Diana has taken it and he can't get it back.
(b) That it is missing but the police are looking for it.
(c) That he sold it to pay his debts.
(d) That he tore it into bits and scattered it in the fjord.
8. How does Hedda imagine Lovborg when he returns?
(a) Reckless and free.
(b) Flushed and fearless with vine leaves in his hair.
(c) The talk of the town.
(d) Responsible and self controlled.
9. What does Mrs. Elvsted liken Lovborg's manuscript to?
(a) A child.
(b) Mrs Elvsted's and Lovborg's love.
(c) Lovborg's own life.
(d) A great piece of art.
10. What is Mrs. Elvsted's state of mind after the gentlemen leave?
(a) Anxious and unhappy.
(b) Jubilant and victorious.
(c) Serene and confident.
(d) Hopeful and determined.
11. What does Hedda divulge to Lovborg that Mrs Elvsted did not want known?
(a) That she was anxious about Lovborg's fortitude.
(b) That she had been a flame of Tesman's.
(c) That she was jealous of Hedda.
(d) That she had left her husband.
12. What does Tesman tell Hedda that Lovborg made a long rambling speech about at Brack's party?
(a) Lovborg's qualifications for the professorship.
(b) Cultural diversity.
(c) The evils of alcohol.
(d) The woman who inspired him.
13. What does Lovborg tell Mrs. Elvsted when he returns at last from Brack's party?
(a) He tells her that he loves another woman.
(b) He has no more use for her and they must part.
(c) He lost control and needs her forgiveness.
(d) He tells her that he tried to return for her the previous night but was prevented.
14. What does Lovborg confess to Hedda about his manuscript?
(a) That he sold it to repay drinking debts.
(b) That he always hated the book.
(c) That he plagiarized Tesman's work.
(d) That he lost it.
15. What does Hedda first tell Lovborg when he continually declines the cold punch she offered him?
(a) That she admired his fortitude.
(b) That Mrs Elvsted had trained him well.
(c) That it makes him appear unsure of himself.
(d) That he had changed greatly from the person she knew.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Hedda insist on sitting when Mrs Elvsted joins her and Lovborg?
2. What attribute does he give Mrs Elvsted that he knows Hedda lacks?
3. What does Berte deliver for Tesman at a very early hour of the morning?
4. Where does Hedda assume that Tesman is?
5. What does Hedda destroy in the end of Act 3 of HEDDA GABLER?
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