The House of Mirth Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Chapter 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In book 2, chapter 2, who does Lily decide to become friends with after Carry Fischer warns Lily about her behavior the previous night ?
(a) Mrs. Bry.
(b) Sabrina.
(c) Ned Silverton.
(d) The Duchess.

2. What is Gus Trenor's reaction when Lily tells him that Mrs. Trenor wants her to marry Percy Gryce?
(a) He is horrified.
(b) He is elated.
(c) He tells Lily how much money Percy Gryce makes.
(d) He tells Lily he will speak to Percy Gryce for her.

3. In book 1, chapter 7, who meets Lily when she returns from her walk with Lawrence Selden ?
(a) Mrs. Trenor.
(b) Lawrence Selden.
(c) Bertha Dorset.
(d) Percy Gryce.

4. What does George Dorset decide to do after Lily finds him upset on her way back to the yacht?
(a) Send Lily back to New York.
(b) Ask Gus Trenor for a loan.
(c) Speak to Bertha.
(d) Speak to Lawrence Selden.

5. In book 1, chapter 10, why does Lily want to avoid seeing Gus Trenor?
(a) He is pressuring her to spend time with him.
(b) He is threatening to have her ousted from her social circle.
(c) He is pressuring Lily for more money.
(d) He is threatening to tell Mrs. Trenor about their financial arrangement.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whom did the hostess of the party promise Mrs. George Dorset would be at the party?

2. Who accompanies Simon and Lily to the event ?

3. What does Lily realize when she discovers that Mrs. Trenor is actually at Bellomont?

4. What does the note that Lily finds next to her bedside from Lawrence Selden say ?

5. How does Lily feel when she wakes up on the Dorset's yacht the morning after she sees Lawrence Selden in Nice?

(see the answer key)

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