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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. When Fleur phones Dottie after their visit and inquires if something is bothering her, what does Dottie say?
(a) She tells Fleur that she is worried about the Association members.
(b) She tells Fleur that she is merely sad about Leslie.
(c) She insists that Fleur is suffering delusions and beginning to go mad.
(d) She says that she is fine, just exhausted from traveling.
2. How does Fleur react to Dottie's criticism of the character, Marjorie, in her book?
(a) She becomes very angry and tears up her manuscript, sending Dottie home.
(b) She becomes depressed, believing that perhaps she is not a good writer, after all.
(c) She agrees with Dottie and decides she must rewrite the character.
(d) She bursts into tears and asks Dottie to leave.
3. What is supposed to happen to the memoirs being written by the members of the Autobiographical Association?
(a) They will be published in a series, each author being one of 10 installments.
(b) The material will all be ghost-written by a professional author.
(c) They will be published in 70 years, so that anyone mentioned within will be dead.
(d) Each one will be published upon the death of its author.
4. How does Fleur learn about the job at the Autobiographical Association?
(a) A friend of Beryl Tims recommends her for the position.
(b) She reads about it in the local newspaper.
(c) She overhears Sir Quentin discussing it at the public library.
(d) In a letter from a well-meaning friend who she can't really recall.
5. What is Beryl Tims' primary task during the meetings of the Autobiographical Association?
(a) Serving tea and scones to the members.
(b) Taking notes on the ensuing discussions.
(c) Keeping Lady Edwina under control and out of the way.
(d) Assisting Lady Edwina so that she can participate in the meetings.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Fleur feel about her name?
2. What was the first physical quirk Fleur noticed about Sir Quentin when they met?
3. Why does Fleur believe she should stay with her current job rather than find another as Wally encourages?
4. Why does member Maisie Young walk with a limp?
5. Which Association member does Fleur take a liking to at the first meeting?
Short Essay Questions
1. How had Fleur originally come up with the idea for her novel, Warrender Chase?
2. Fleur calls in sick to work after the party. What happens when she does that shows how Fleur's attitude has changed toward her job?
3. When "Bucks" Gilbert hosts a party, Fleur runs into her old friend Wally. What happens between them?
4. What does Wally suggest Fleur should do about her job, and how does she respond?
5. 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?
6. How does Fleur handle the motivation behind the evil doings of the title character in Warrender Chase?
7. How does recounting her adventures with the Autobiographical Association make Fleur feel about the differences between fiction and nonfiction?
8. Describe the relationship between Fleur and her lover, Leslie.
9. Describe any two members of the Association introduced in Chapter 2.
10. Why did Fleur bring her friends, Theo and Audrey, in to read the proofs of Warrender Chase for her?
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