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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In 1882, Barrie returned to Kirriemuir with his _______ degree.
(a) B.S.
(b) M.A.
(c) Ph. D.
(d) B.A.

2. Barrie named the book "The Boy Castaways of _________________ Island."
(a) Blue Lake.
(b) Glass Lake.
(c) Green Lake.
(d) Black Lake.

3. How did Davies die in 1960?
(a) He stepped in front of an oncoming train.
(b) He overdosed.
(c) He jumped off a bridge.
(d) He died from cancer.

4. Chapter 2 begins with Barrie talking about his love of what?
(a) Children.
(b) Theater.
(c) Writing.
(d) Hard work.

5. Barrie and Sylvia seemed to grow ever closer. Eventually Sylvia would be referred to by Barrie as what?
(a) Jacqueline.
(b) Jocelyn.
(c) Jolyn.
(d) Jillian.

6. Things changed for Barrie when in 1892, he met _______________, an actress who operated her own touring company.
(a) Sylvia Davies.
(b) Mary Ansell.
(c) Minnie Palmer.
(d) Margaret Smith.

7. It was obvious that Barrie was much more at home with ______________.
(a) Women than men.
(b) Children than adults.
(c) Men than women.
(d) Adults than children.

8. Ansell would soon find that Barrie desperately lacked what?
(a) Understanding.
(b) Love.
(c) Passion.
(d) Compassion.

9. Barrie was the ____________ child to David Barrie and Margaret Ogilvy.
(a) Fifth.
(b) Seventh.
(c) Fourth.
(d) Sixth.

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

11. During the summer of Michael's ________ birthday, the Davies family rented a cottage at Tilford, which was a five-minute walk from their cottage.
(a) Third.
(b) First.
(c) Second.
(d) Fourth.

12. At age 17, how tall was Barrie?
(a) Five feet eight inches.
(b) Five feet ten inches.
(c) Six feet.
(d) Five feet.

13. Chapter 4 begins with the author speaking about the ___________ family who was, in fact, based on the family of Arthur and Sylvia Llewelyn Davies, parents to George and Jack.
(a) Lovely.
(b) Sweet.
(c) Love.
(d) Darling.

14. Which child was the apple of Margaret's eye?
(a) James.
(b) Maggie.
(c) Jane Ann.
(d) David.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. When did the play debut?

2. What does James say about his five years at Dumfries Academy?

3. In this book is the perhaps the first appearance of ______________, who was then known as Captain Swarthy.

4. Within a few __________ of the meeting at the dinner party, the couple was engaged.

5. The only thing that could dampen Barrie's spirit was what?

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