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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Mr. Laurence gives Beth a gift that originally belonged to whom?
(a) his grandson
(b) his daughter
(c) his wife
(d) his granddaughter
2. On the day of Amy's planned event, what happens?
(a) The event is postponed due to rain.
(b) Amy becomes too ill to host the event.
(c) Nobody shows up for the event.
(d) The event is a complete success.
3. Laurie and Jo go to a nearby river to do what?
(d) talk privately
4. Of the following, who does not attend the picnic at Longmeadow?
(d) Mr. Brooke
5. Left alone in the library, Jo studies what?
(a) a paper on the desk
(b) a portrait of Laurie
(c) a portrait of Mr. Laurence
(d) a book
Short Answer Questions
1. Mr. and Mrs. Brooke have their first argument about what silly thing?
2. Jo expects Meg to reject Mr. Brooke's proposal, but, instead, she sees what happen?
3. Meg gives birth after the Brookes have been married for how long?
4. Amy receives what sort of lessons from Aunt March?
5. Mr. Brooke comes to the house to retrieve what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe what illnesses do to the family in chapter sixteen.
2. How does Meg show, in chapter twenty, that, even though much of the book goes against the tradition of the times, traditional choices are still alright for some?
3. Describe how the men at the picnic in chapter eleven, Fred Vaughn, Laurie, and Mr. Brooke, reveal their true feelings and their character to the girls.
4. How does Marmee's attitude about Meg and Mr. Brooke and her children growing up in general illustrate Alcott's progressive views on the position of women in the late 1800s?
5. How does Alcott illustrate that "pride goes before a fall" and that popularity is not necessarily a good thing in chapter seven, using Amy as an example.
6. How does Jo react to Mr. Brooke taking an interest in Meg?
7. How does Jo cutting her hair in chapter fourteen affect the family, and what does it symbolize in the broader scheme of things?
8. Describe how Meg's personality changes in chapter twenty-two, as she is married.
9. Describe how both Amy and Jo are used to teach a lesson about anger and revenge in chapter eight.
10. How does Jo's attitude in chapter twenty-six effect each of her visits?
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