The House of Mirth Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Lily concerned about when she wakes up at Gerty's the morning after her argument with Gus Trenor?
(a) She is concerned that Gerty will think that Lily is now her best friend.
(b) She is worried that her aunt noticed that she was not home.
(c) She is concerned that she will be seen leaving Gerty's which could risk her social standing.
(d) She is worried that she will miss her meeting with Lawrence Selden.

2. How does Lily feel when she wakes up on the Dorset's yacht the morning after she sees Lawrence Selden in Nice?
(a) Ashamed of herself.
(b) Proud of herself.
(c) Frightened of George Dorset.
(d) Envious of Bertha Dorset.

3. What does Lily tell her aunt the debt is for?
(a) Clothing.
(b) Gambling.
(c) Entertainment.
(d) A vacation.

4. What is Lily wondering about the night before she intends to go to Sunday morning church services with Percy Gryce?
(a) If she should agree to marry Simon Rosedale.
(b) If she should ask Gus Trenor for a loan
(c) If she should really go through with her plan to win over Percy Gryce.
(d) If Lawrence Selden came to Bellomont to see her or Bertha Dorset.

5. What does Mrs. Trenor tell Lily after Bertha Dorset talks to Percy Gryce about her?
(a) Mrs. Trenor tells Lily what Bertha Dorset said about her.
(b) Mrs. Trenor tells Lily to forget about Percy Gryce.
(c) Mrs. Trenor tells Lily to confront Bertha Dorset.
(d) Mrs. Trenor tells Lily to ignore Bertha Dorset.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Gerty Farish feel about Lily's trip to Alaska?

2. How does Lily acquire letters found by Mrs. Haffen, Lawrence Selden's cleaning lady?

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

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

5. In book 2, chapter 8, what does the situation with Bertha Dorset cause Ned Silverton to do?

(see the answer key)

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