The House of Mirth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What hobby of Percy Gryce's does Lily discuss with him while on the train to the party at Bellomont?
(a) The stock market.
(b) Americana.
(c) Her busy social schedule.
(d) Mutual acquaintances.

2. Who is Mrs. Judy Trenor?
(a) A party guest at the top of Lily's social circle.
(b) The hostess of the party at Bellomont.
(c) Lily's rival for Percy Gryce.
(d) Lily's aunt, with whom she resides.

3. How does Lily feel when she sees Lawrence Selden at her cousin's wedding?
(a) Excited.
(b) Relieved.
(c) Unaffected.
(d) Suspicious.

4. When does Lily run into Simon Rosedale?
(a) As she is leaving Lawrence Selden's apartment building after having tea.
(b) While she is waiting at the train station.
(c) While taking a walk in the park with Lawrence Selden.
(d) After visiting her dressmaker.

5. What does Lily intend to do with the letters she acquired from Mrs. Haffen, Lawrence Selden's cleaning lady?
(a) Give them back to Lawrence Selden..
(b) Hide them.
(c) Give them to Gerty Farish for safekeeping.
(d) Burn them.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Lily concerned about at the beginning of chapter 2, book 1?

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

3. How does Lily feel when she first sees Percy Gryce at her cousin's wedding?

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

5. In book 1, chapter 7, who meets Lily when she returns from her walk with Lawrence Selden ?

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