The House of Mirth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the situation at the place where Lily goes after her cousin's wedding affect her mood?
(a) It helps improve her mood.
(b) It puts her in a cautious mood.
(c) It continues her bad mood.
(d) It doesn't affect her mood.

2. In book 1, chapter 5, what does Lily purposefully interrupt on Sunday morning?
(a) A chat between Lawrence Selden and Bertha Dorset.
(b) A business meeting between Gus Trenor and Simon Rosedale.
(c) The church service which Percy Gryce is attending.
(d) A chat between Percy Gryce and Mrs. Trenor.

3. Why does Lily decide she can't give Bertha Dorset the letters that Bertha and Lawrence Selden wrote to each other?
(a) She doesn't want to betray Bertha Dorset.
(b) Lily can't betray Lawrence Selden.
(c) She is afraid of revenge from Bertha Dorset.
(d) She is afraid the letters will create a relationship between Bertha Dorset and Lawrence Selden.

4. Who convinces Lily to marry Simon Rosedale?
(a) Mrs. Gormer.
(b) Bertha Dorset.
(c) George Dorset.
(d) Carry Fischer.

5. Why is Grace Stepney angry about the party?
(a) She has nothing suitable to wear to the party.
(b) She is not allowed to help plan the party.
(c) She is not invited to the party.
(d) The party is on the same night as another social engagement.

Short Answer Questions

1. In book 2, chapter 9, what does Lawrence Selden want Lily to do regarding her new position and living situation?

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

3. Other than a vacation from work, why is Lawrence Selden in Monte Carlo in book 2, chapter 1?

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

5. In book 2, chapter 8, what does Lawrence Selden find when he goes to see Lily at her hotel?

(see the answer key)

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