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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Almeda lives in a ________________ society.
2. Which of the following does not describe Almeda?
3. What does Almeda try to project around Jarvis?
(a) An aura of dependence.
(b) An aura of assurance.
(c) An aura of availability.
(d) An aura of reserve.
4. Which of the following does the narrator not mention as inhabiting the town?
(a) Con men.
5. What is unique about Queen Aggie?
(a) She can speak ten languages.
(b) She has a white streak on the front of her hair.
(c) She is always drunk.
(d) She can put her legs behind her head.
6. What kind of life does Almeda instinctively desire?
7. What is the setting of MENESETEUNG?
(b) Harlem, New York.
(c) Ontario, Canada.
8. Which of the following is not the typical assumption for a woman's life in the late a1880s?
(a) Unmarried poet.
9. How is Almeda portrayed in the story?
(a) A sickly girl.
(b) A dour spinster.
(c) A blushing bride.
(d) A vivacious young woman.
10. What is Jarvis Poulter's marital status?
11. Which of the following does Almeda not have any skill for?
12. When does Almeda think the swamp is the loveliest?
(b) Late afternoon.
(c) High noon.
(d) The morning.
13. Which of the following does not contribute to the beauty of the swamp?
(c) Tall trees.
14. Almeda waits for Jarvis to ________________________.
(a) Finish his tea.
(b) Ask her to dinner.
(c) Take her out driving
(d) Make the first romantic move.
15. What is Jarvis considered to be regarding marriage?
(a) A confirmed bachelor.
(b) A loser.
(c) Not a good match for Almeda.
(d) A suitable prospect.
Short Answer Questions
1. How can Jarvis Poulter's lifestyle be characterized?
2. What is the source of Almeda's social withdrawal?
3. What would Almeda like to receive from Jarvis?
4. Which of the following does Almeda not prefer to do?
5. Almeda has no need for ____________________.
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