J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What seemed to intrigue Barrie the most while at school?
(a) Literature.
(b) The theater.
(c) Dance.
(d) Music.

2. Where was James Barrie born?
(a) Kirriemuir, Scotland.
(b) Kirkcaldy, Scotland.
(c) East Kilbride, Scotland.
(d) Glasgow, Scotland.

3. Did Barrie say he thought the play would be successful?
(a) Yes, it would be an instant hit.
(b) No, he saw it as a dream child.
(c) Yes, but not for a long time.
(d) No, he saw it as a waste of time.

4. What happened when Frohman read the play?
(a) He hated it.
(b) He worried about it.
(c) He regretted supporting it.
(d) He fell in love immediately.

5. What was the working title of the play?
(a) Peter and Wendy.
(b) Peter Pan and Wendy.
(c) Peter and Wendy Darling.
(d) Peter Pan and Wendy Darling.

6. Birkin writes: "The engagement came as something of a surprise to their friends, for although Arthur and Sylvia made a spectacularly handsome couple, _____________ had virtually nothing in common." (Chapter 4 page 47).
(a) Their friends.
(b) They.
(c) Their families.
(d) Their siblings.

7. What was the only argument between Frohman and James?
(a) Frohman wanted him to be a novelist and he wanted to be a playwright.
(b) Frohman wanted him to be an actor and he wanted to be a playwright.
(c) Frohman wanted him to be a playwright and he wanted to be a novelist.
(d) Frohman wanted him to be a playwright and he wanted to be an actor.

8. The search for a country home had to finally yielded fruit for Mary. Mary had found a house in Surrey, known as ___________ Cottage.
(a) Glass Lake.
(b) Green Lake.
(c) Black Lake.
(d) Blue Lake.

9. It began to seem obvious that Arthur was ____________ thrilled with his family's involvement with Barrie.
(a) Somewhat.
(b) Very.
(c) Entirely.
(d) Not entirely.

10. Why was it natural that Arthur and Sylvia would be invited to the New Year's Eve dinner party where they would meet Barrie?
(a) Because they were friends of Charles Frohman.
(b) Because they were very wealthy.
(c) Because they were related to the hosts.
(d) Because of a business association with George Lewis.

11. When was James Barrie born?
(a) June 9, 1860.
(b) April 9, 1860.
(c) May 9, 1860.
(d) July 9, 1860.

12. To where was the reverend transferred?
(a) Wales.
(b) Dublin, Ireland.
(c) The ghettos of London.
(d) Remote regions of Westmorland.

13. What was one of the few things that seemed to console Margaret after David's death?
(a) He was watching over them.
(b) He had not suffered.
(c) He was in heaven.
(d) He would remain a boy forever.

14. Where did Barrie meet Sylvia Llewellyn Davies?
(a) A birthday dinner party.
(b) An Easter dinner party.
(c) A Christmas dinner party.
(d) A New Year's Eve dinner party.

15. After seeing "Bandalero the Bandit", the clergyman denounced the play in a local newspaper, referring to it as grossly immoral. How did Barrie feel about this?
(a) Angry.
(b) Delighted.
(c) Surprised.
(d) Embarassed.

Short Answer Questions

1. It was obvious that Barrie was much more at home with ______________.

2. Barrie wrote about Peter, who still had the ability to fly because of what reason?

3. Edinburgh turned out to be the ______________ years of Barrie's life.

4. Barrie's relationships with the Llewelyn Davies children grew stronger. ___________, now age 7, remained Barrie's favorite.

5. Arthur Llewelyn Davies was one of _________ sons.

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