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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Moll begin looking at the banker's house?
(a) as if she could improve on it.
(b) as a place she likes to visit.
(c) as if it were her own.
(d) as a problem she must solve.
2. What does the banker say about himself and his wife?
(a) he is young and she is old.
(b) he is alone and she is in an asylum.
(c) he is unhappy and she is living a high life.
(d) he is a cuckold and she is a whore.
3. What do Moll and Mrs. B work out?
(a) a way to transport Moll to Ireland.
(b) a job for Moll to pay her expenses.
(c) a plan to find Moll's husband.
(d) a budget for Moll's expenses.
4. Why does Moll not relate all the adventures of her Lancashire husband?
(a) it is her story, not his.
(b) she cannot know them all.
(c) she does not believe them all.
(d) she means to write another book.
5. What is in the letter Moll receives after the baby is born?
(a) a bill for her banker's services.
(b) a newspaper clipping about her husband.
(c) a note from her husband.
(d) a request for a visit by her banker friend.
6. Who does the governess introduce Moll to who can help her learn the art of thieving?
(a) a schoolmistress.
(b) a professional pickpocket.
(c) a magician.
(d) a house robber.
7. Why does Mrs. B not abort Moll's pregnancy?
(a) she has a buyer for Moll's child.
(b) she is too far along.
(c) Moll wants to keep the baby.
(d) her religion does not allow it.
8. Why does Moll reproach herself after getting caught with the brocade silk?
(a) she stayed too long in the house.
(b) she could not make up a good story.
(c) she did not scope out the scene well.
(d) she did not heed the warnings from before.
9. What does Mrs. B say she does for the newborns?
(a) finds them good homes.
(b) kills them humanely.
(c) pays for their education.
(d) saves their lives.
10. What causes Moll to become audacious in her thievery?
(a) the need to be the best at what she does.
(b) gaining a reputation among criminals.
(c) doing it a long time without being caught.
(d) desperation over lack of money.
11. What do they call Mrs. B in her house?
12. What does Moll do to the shopkeeper after she is exonerated by the capture of the real shoplifter?
(a) She demands money as restitution.
(b) She makes him get on his knees to apologize.
(c) She takes him to court.
(d) She slaps his face.
13. What privilege do Moll and her husband get while anchored at Ireland?
(a) going ashore to buy provisions.
(b) staying on deck.
(c) sending letters to friends in England.
(d) dining with the captain.
14. After moving back with the governess, what work does Mill do?
(a) house cleaning.
(b) teaching school.
(c) baby sitting.
(d) needle work.
15. Why does Moll say she continues to steal?
(a) it keeps her from being bored.
(b) she has nothing better to do.
(c) she is in the power of the devil.
(d) if she stops others will turn her in to the police.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens to a woman caught with goods Moll had stolen?
2. What is the banker's house like?
3. What does Moll admit to the lady who comes to help her?
4. How does Mill say she came out of the charge of robbing the silversmith?
5. What happens when Moll's husband learns she is poor?
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