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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When Jane wakes up in her own bed after fainting in the red-room, why is Mr. Lloyd in the room and NOT a physician?
(a) Because the nearest physician lives in Bath.
(b) Because the physician Mrs. Reed has employed is out of town.
(c) Because Mr. Lloyd is studying to become a physician.
(d) Because Mrs. Reed has employed an apothecary to care for Jane and the servants.

2. What does Mr. Rochester ask Jane regarding his appearance?
(a) Whether she thinks he is serious.
(b) Whether she thinks he is playful.
(c) Whether she thinks he is youthful.
(d) Whether she thinks he is handsome.

3. To whom is Blanche referring when she tells Mr. Rochester that "half of them detestable, and the rest ridiculous"?
(a) Servants.
(b) Handmaidens.
(c) Governesses.
(d) Mistresses.

4. Who holds down Jane's arms and threatens to tie her down in the red-room?
(a) Bessie and Miss Abbot.
(b) Mrs. Reed and Miss Abbot.
(c) John and Miss Abbot.
(d) Bessie and Mrs. Reed.

5. Whom is Mrs. Fairfax describing to Jane that is "Tall, fine bust, sloping shoulder; long graceful neck; olive complexion, dark and clear; noble features"?
(a) Mary Ingram.
(b) Blanche Ingram.
(c) Sophie.
(d) Mrs. Eshton.

6. According to Jane, what three things, when combined, make one mystery to which humanity has not yet found the key?
(a) Dreams, sympathies, and signs.
(b) Imaginings, presentiments, and sympathies.
(c) Presentiments, sympathies, and signs.
(d) Dreams, imaginings, and signs.

7. With what booty does Jane retreat when the party arrives with Mr. Rochester?
(a) Jewelry.
(b) Bedding.
(c) Food.
(d) Clothes.

8. What is inscribed on Helen's grave besides her name?
(a) Regnat populace.
(b) Religious loci.
(c) Resurgam.
(d) Redivivus.

9. Who is speaking when she states, "You, a favourite with Mr. Rochester...Go! your folly sickens me"?
(a) Sophie.
(b) Mrs. Fairfaix.
(c) Blanche Ingram.
(d) Jane.

10. Jane puts on what gift from Miss Temple for her first tea-time with Mr. Rochester?
(a) A silver bracelet.
(b) A pearl brooch.
(c) A diamond watch.
(d) A gold cross.

11. How old is Jane when the novel opens?
(a) Ten.
(b) Fifteen.
(c) Seven.
(d) Twelve.

12. Regarding the prospect of leaving, Jane tells Mr. Rochester, "I see the necessity of departure; and it is like looking on the necessity of ______".
(a) Death.
(b) Fire.
(c) Air.
(d) Life.

13. When Jane first arrives at Thornfield, how does Mrs. Fairfax treat her that surprises her?
(a) She treats her like a stranger.
(b) She treats her like a visitor.
(c) She treats her like a pupil.
(d) She treats her like a servant.

14. According to Bessie's husband, Robert Leaven, how has John Reed died?
(a) Suicide.
(b) Thypus.
(c) Murder.
(d) Cancer.

15. After Mrs. Reed's funeral, where does Eliza tell Jane she is taking up residence?
(a) An English estate.
(b) A French convent.
(c) A Spanish hospital.
(d) An Italian school.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mrs. Reed forbid Jane from joining her, Eliza, John, and Georgiana in the drawing-room?

2. How does Miss Temple respond to Jane's defense of her character in light of Mr. Brocklehurst's accusation?

3. When she returns to Gateshead from Thornfield, Jane tells Mr. Rochester that "wherever you are is my _________"?

4. According to Jane, as she observes Mr. Rochester's talking with Louisa and Amy Eshton, she thinks that she understands the language of his countenance, though _____ and ________sever them.

5. According to Jane, why are the girls predisposed to becoming ill so that forty-five out of eighty are afflicted?

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