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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. What was located across the street from Sir Quentin's flat?
(a) The BBC building, where Fleur has always wanted to work.
(b) A pub, where she and her friends meet after work.
(c) The hotel in which she interviewed with Sir Quentin.
(d) Fleur's rooming house, making it easy to walk to work.
2. How does Dottie describe Fleur's character, Marjorie?
(a) She says she is evil and not very womanly.
(b) She says she is too much a vixen.
(c) She calls her sly and troublesome.
(d) She wonders why Marjorie is so homely.
3. Which of the following is a member of the Autobiographical Association?
(a) Baronne Clotilde du Loiret.
(b) Father Edward Douglas.
(c) Mrs. Winston.
(d) Lady Bernice Gilliam.
4. What happens when Fleur calls in sick after spending the night dancing with Wally?
(a) Lady Edwina tells her she will cover for her.
(b) Sir Quentin warns her that further absences will get her fired.
(c) Beryl asks for a medical certificate, and Fleur tells her to go to Hell.
(d) Beryl offers to send Dottie over with soup.
5. Because Fleur continues to hear one particular phrase repeated by Association members, she becomes convinced of what?
(a) That the members are stealing material from each other.
(b) That their manuscripts are all beginning to sound the same.
(c) That Beryl Tims has mixed up the manuscripts.
(d) That Sir Quentin has begun acting out an evil plan for them members.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why had Fleur never thought highly of Gray Mauser before their conversation at the pub?
2. How does Dottie react to Fleur's novel, now that it is completed?
3. Fleur lives surrounded by books, yet does not consider herself a bibliophile. Why not?
4. How does Fleur suggest Dottie cope with her suffering over Leslie's infidelities?
5. Why does member Maisie Young walk with a limp?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the relationship between Fleur and her lover, Leslie.
2. How does recounting her adventures with the Autobiographical Association make Fleur feel about the differences between fiction and nonfiction?
3. How does Dottie anger Fleur when discussing Warrender Chase in Chapter 3?
4. How does Fleur react to the beginning manuscripts of the memoirs when she first begins her work?
5. What does Wally suggest Fleur should do about her job, and how does she respond?
6. What convinced Fleur that Sir Quentin had begun acting out an evil plan on the members of the Autobiographical Association?
7. What happens in January of 1950 that begins to shed light on Sir Quentin's intentions?
8. What is Fleur's frame of mind at the beginning of the novel, and why?
9. How does Fleur meet Lady Edwina?
10. What new information does Dottie share with Fleur when they are nursing each other through the flu that further blurs the line between the reality of the Association and the fiction transpiring in the Warrender Chase manuscript?
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