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. What event does George Dorset invite Lily to in book 1, chapter 10?
(a) A prayer service.
(b) The opera.
(c) A party at his home.
(d) A party in the Adirondacks.

2. Who accompanies Simon and Lily to the event ?
(a) Carry Fischer.
(b) Gerty Farish.
(c) Gus Trenor.
(d) Percy Gryce.

3. Whom did the hostess of the party promise Mrs. George Dorset would be at the party?
(a) Simon Rosedale.
(b) Lawrence Selden.
(c) Gus Trenor.
(d) Percy Gryce.

4. 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) The Duchess.
(c) Sabrina.
(d) Ned Silverton.

5. Why must Lily comply with Mrs. Trenor's request in book 1, chapter 4?
(a) Everyone at the party must take turns helping Mrs. Trenor.
(b) She is the least wealthy member of her social group, so her soacial standing depends on helping Mrs. Trenor.
(c) Her aunt has become deathly ill and has no one else to care for her.
(d) Mrs. Trenor threatens to tell Percy Gryce that Lily is searching for a wealthy husband.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In book 2, chapter 2, how does Bertha Dorset intend to clear her own name regarding the rumors about her and Ned Silverton?

3. Who is Mrs. Judy Trenor?

4. What does Lily realize as she chats with Gus Trenor on the way home from the train station?

5. What is Gus Trenor's reaction when Lily tells him that Mrs. Trenor wants her to marry Percy Gryce?

(see the answer key)

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