The House of Mirth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In book 1, chapter 6, what does Lily admit to Lawrence Selden about Percy Gryce as they walk together on Sunday afternoon ?
(a) She admits that she proposed to Percy.
(b) Their walk was to entice Percy.
(c) She admits that she knows Percy feels nothing for her.
(d) She admits that Percy told her to stop smoking or he won't marry her.

2. What does the note that Lily finds next to her bedside from Lawrence Selden say ?
(a) He tells her that he loves her.
(b) He tells her that he has proposed to Gerty Farish.
(c) He wants to see her the next day.
(d) He reveals that he knows about her financial arrangement with Gus Trenor.

3. How does Lily treat her new friends, the Gormers?
(a) She uses them.
(b) She avoids them as much as possible.
(c) She treasures them.
(d) She ridicules them to others.

4. What does Lawrence Selden tell Lily about the Dorsets' possible divorce?
(a) They want to divorce immediately.
(b) They both blame Lily for forcing them to consider divorce.
(c) They will wait until they return home to finalize their divorce.
(d) They have made up and probably won't divorce.

5. In book 2, chapter 2, how does Bertha Dorset intend to clear her own name regarding the rumors about her and Ned Silverton?
(a) She is going to speak to Lawrence Selden.
(b) She is going to blame Lily for the problems between her and George.
(c) She is going to confront Carry Fischer about spreading gossip.
(d) She is going to confront George.

Short Answer Questions

1. In book 1, chapter 8, how does Mrs. Trenor feel about the friendship between Lily and Gus?

2. What does Grace Stepney say is the reason for her aunt's death?

3. What does Gus Trenor want Lily to do now that he is a successful investor?

4. In book 1, chapter 8, what does Gus Trenor do with Lily's money?

5. What does Lily hope will develop from the time she spent with Percy Gryce on the train to the party?

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