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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Jane rush to Mr. Rochester's room after being awakened in the middle of the night by demonic laughter?
(a) Because Mrs. Fairfax has disappeared.
(b) Because Adele is ill.
(c) Because it is on fire.
(d) Because Grace Poole has threatened her.

2. When Jane addresses the reader on her way to Thornfield for the first time, she states that "though I look ______accommodated, I am not very________in my mind."
(a) Comfortably; tranquil.
(b) Luxuriously; pleasing.
(c) Comfortably; troubled.
(d) Uncomfortably; troubled.

3. What does Mr. Rochester forbid Mr. Mason and Jane to do before he departs?
(a) Dine.
(b) Sleep.
(c) Leave.
(d) Converse.

4. 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) Sophie.
(b) Mrs. Eshton.
(c) Blanche Ingram.
(d) Mary Ingram.

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

6. During what month does Jane return to see Mrs. Reed at Gateshead?
(a) June.
(b) May.
(c) November.
(d) October.

7. According to Jane, what hour in the evening has provided "the ruddy gloaming, the licensed uproar, the confusion of many voices gave one a welcome sense of liberty?"
(a) Dinner-hour.
(b) Final-hour.
(c) Play-hour.
(d) Breakfast-hour.

8. Who arrives at Lowood to see Jane and is mistaken for the carrier by her?
(a) Bessie.
(b) John Reed.
(c) Mrs. Reed.
(d) Georgiana Reed.

9. According to Jane, women are supposed to be generally calm, but they feel what?
(a) Just as men feel.
(b) Just as they want to feel.
(c) Just as children feel.
(d) Just as they are supposed to feel.

10. As she comforts Jane after Mr. Brocklehurst leaves, Helen tells her, "If all the world ________ you, and believed you wicked, while your own conscience ________ you, and absolved you from guilt, you would not be without __________."
(a) Hated; disapproved; friends.
(b) Envied; disapproved; enemies.
(c) Envied; approved; enemies.
(d) Hated; approved; friends.

11. 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) Presentiments, sympathies, and signs.
(c) Imaginings, presentiments, and sympathies.
(d) Dreams, imaginings, and signs.

12. After the disease abates at Lowood, what discovery is made that is mortifying to Mr. Brocklehurst?
(a) The discovery of missing funds and abusive teachers at the school.
(b) The discovery of the ill-treatment and poor conditions at the school.
(c) The discovery of abducted children and slave wages at the school.
(d) The discovery of scandalous behavior and excessive opulence at the school.

13. When Mr. Rochester greets Jane upon her return from Thornfield and asks if she can make him handsome, she tells him that _______has power beyond beauty.
(a) Loneliness.
(b) Sternness.
(c) Intelligence.
(d) Happiness.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Bessie's husband, Robert Leaven, come to Thornfield to see Jane?

2. Mr. Rochester compares Jane to what as she tries to free from his embrace?

3. What is the weather like as the novel opens?

4. What is the gypsy doing when Jane enters the library?

5. As she overhears Miss Abbot's and Bessie's conversation, Jane learns her parents died from what?

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