The Mill on the Floss Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 6: Chapter 8 | Book 6: Chapter 9.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Tom come up with capital to finance his venture with Bob?
(a) He saves the money from his work at his job.
(b) He gets the money from his Aunt Glegg.
(c) He asks his father if he can use the money they are slowly saving.
(d) He gets the money from his Uncle Deane.

2. Why does Mrs. Tulliver go to see Mr. Wakem?
(a) To convince him to give Tom a job.
(b) To persuade him not to buy the mill.
(c) To ask him to help the family.
(d) To support him as he takes on the running of the mill.

3. Why does Mr. Tulliver change his mind about asking the Mosses to pay their debt?
(a) He remembers that the Mosses have a lot of expenses to pay.
(b) He realizes that he doesn't really need the money that badly.
(c) He thinks about how he feels in Mr. Moss's position.
(d) He wants Tom to be generous with Maggie if she ever needs it.

4. How does Mrs. Glegg react to Mr. Tulliver's letter?
(a) She stops speaking to the Tullivers.
(b) She goes directly to the Tulliver home to speak with Mr. Tulliver in person.
(c) She complains bitterly to her sisters about Mr. Tulliver.
(d) She considers taking the Tulliver children out of her will.

5. Why does Tom have a hard time at school with Mr. Stelling?
(a) He misses his family at home in St. Ogg's.
(b) He does not like to work and would rather go fishing.
(c) He does not like living with Mr. Stelling.
(d) He is not good at learning things like geometry and Latin.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Mr. Wakem decide to buy the mill?

2. Why do Tom and Philip become closer again for a little while while Tom is recovering from his injury?

3. What member of Maggie's family indulges her the most?

4. Why does Mr. Wakem ask Mr. Tulliver to run the mill?

5. Why does Mr. Tulliver advise Maggie and Tom not to become too close to Philip?

(see the answer key)

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