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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 Lady Edwina realizes that her son has been up to no good, how does she react to Fleur?
(a) She refuses to take sides or get involved.
(b) She remains completely supportive of Fleur.
(c) She lashes out at Fleur, demanding to know why she would assume he could do something so evil.
(d) She defends Sir Quentin.
2. When she looks through pages of the memoirs, what does Fleur see?
(a) Parts of her manuscript, scattered throughout the pages.
(b) That Sir Quentin has changed all of the writing to read as if he himself had written it.
(c) That all of her changes and writing have been removed.
(d) Notes in Sir Quentin's handwriting of passages from her novel.
3. When Sir Quentin tries to incriminate Fleur by telling Lady Edwina that Fleur has had a professional break into their home and steal his diary, how does Lady Edwina respond?
(a) She tells Sir Quentin that she gave Fleur the diary because she despises him, son or not.
(b) She launches into an hysterical rant, insisting the Fleur leave at once.
(c) She grabs the telephone and calls the police.
(d) She stands up and wets herself, then tells Sir Quentin to leave because she pays the rent on the flat.
4. When is the problem Fleur's publisher calls her in to discuss?
(a) He has decided Warrender Chase is too evil and unrealistic to publish.
(b) He cannot publish Warrender Chase, as Sir Quentin has threatened to sue for libel.
(c) He wants her to change the title of her second novel.
(d) He can't publish her first novel as Sir Quentin has accused her of plaigerism.
5. What does Fleur see in Sir Quentin's drawer?
(a) Her original manuscript of Warrender Chase.
(b) A bundle of proofs approximately the size of a novel.
(c) A photo of him with Beryl Tims.
(d) A pearl-handled knife.
Short Answer Questions
1. Fleur and Wally are joined by Gray Mauser while they are out for evening. What does he tell them?
2. Fleur takes a weekend visit with Wally in his cottage, but is ultimately disappointed. He seems distracted by Warrender Chase, so she begins telling him about her next novel, in the hopes of driving it out. Why, then, is she disappointed?
3. One of the characters in Warrender Chase also commits suicide, and it is attributed to the character having been driven mad. What is supposed to have driven her mad?
4. Why does Fleur want to understand what Sir Quentin is up to?
5. Where does Fleur go after the reviews for Warrender Chase come out?
Short Essay Questions
1. After Fleur retrieves her manuscript and goes home, she is visited by Dottie. What happens during this visit?
2. Fleur's job at the Association has changed by Chapter 7. What are her duties now?
3. Fleur desperately wants to do what when she gets home with her manuscript? What does she do instead?
4. What does Fleur first think might be the problem with her novel when the publisher requests to meet with her in person?
5. How does Sir Quentin lure Fleur to his office after she retypes her manuscript and gives the copies to Solly?
6. What was it that Fleur scolded herself when she determined who had likely stolen the manuscript from her room?
7. Fleur mentions a parallel to another novel, not of her writing, at this point. What novel and what parallel?
8. What is Fleur's reaction when Dottie calls her to tell her of Sir Quentin's death?
9. When Fleur runs into Mrs. Wilks in Chapter 7, what does Fleur observe about her?
10. What was Fleur's internal reaction to the tragic news in Chapter 8?
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