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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is a member of the Autobiographical Association?
(a) Father Edward Douglas.
(b) Mrs. Winston.
(c) Lady Bernice Gilliam.
(d) Baronne Clotilde du Loiret.
2. In Chapter 12, Fleur expands on her narration of the present, reminding us that she is relating the adventures with the Autobiographical Association from a future perspective. What is it that prompts the policeman in the graveyard, in the summer of 1950, to say to Fleur, "Loitering with Intent?"
(a) She asks him what, if he had to invent a crime for someone writing a book, he might suggest.
(b) She asks him what crime he might accuse her of, if any, for sitting on a gravestone.
(c) She asks him to name one crime for which he has never arrested anyone.
(d) She asks him what he last arrested someone for that day.
3. When Fleur calls the publisher's office to ask for the typescript back, what is she told?
(a) That she will have to speak with the publisher directly, and he has gone for the day.
(b) That the papers have been misfiled, but once they are located, they will be sent to her.
(c) That it has been destroyed.
(d) That it will be sent by courier the following day.
4. By December of 1949, where is Fleur's primary focus?
(a) On figuring out what is going on in Leslie's life.
(b) On coming between Dottie and Beryl Tims.
(c) On her novel, Warrender Chase, and an idea for a subesequent book.
(d) On spying on Sir Quentin.
5. Where did Fleur first meet and interview with Sir Quentin?
(a) At a local pub.
(b) In the sitting room of her boarding house.
(c) In the offices of the Autobiographical Association.
(d) In the lobby of the Berkeley Hotel.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the plot of Warrender Chase, the novel, influenced by Fleur's experience at the Autobiographical Association?
2. How does Dottie describe Fleur's character, Marjorie?
3. What does Fleur do, by chance, that sends her gracefully into the fullness of her years, on her way, rejoicing?
4. Why does Fleur begin taking Lady Edwina for the Sunday walks?
5. What does Eric Findlay interject in at an Association meeting, a phrase Dottie uses later that same evening to Fleur?
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