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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is "A Sketch From the Past" about?
(a) Adulthood.
(b) Childhood.
(c) Mortality.
(d) Sexuality.

2. What does Virginia say George was deluded about?
(a) His own worth.
(b) His social status.
(c) His religious beliefs.
(d) His intelligence.

3. What does the editor say is different about A Sketch of the Past when compared to Reminiscences?
(a) It is more philosphical.
(b) It is more literary.
(c) It is more imaginative.
(d) It is more direct.

4. How many levels was Woolf's work analyzed on by the editor?
(a) 3.
(b) 1.
(c) 4.
(d) 2.

5. How did Virginia feel in the first memory she had of her vacation home?
(a) Afraid.
(b) Sick.
(c) Happy.
(d) Drowsy.

6. What was the name of Julia's first husband?
(a) Howard.
(b) Hallsworth.
(c) Henry.
(d) Herbert.

7. What was the name of Stella's husband?
(a) Jack.
(b) Jon.
(c) Jim.
(d) Jake.

8. How does Virginia describe Julia's second husband?
(a) Intellectual.
(b) Proper.
(c) Meek.
(d) Spiritual.

9. Which of the following did Virgina Wolf have an idiosyncratic style for?
(a) Punctuation.
(b) Dialogue.
(c) Spacing.
(d) All of these.

10. How does Virginia describe George?
(a) Childish.
(b) Ineffective.
(c) Innocent.
(d) All of these.

11. How many marriage proposals did Julia receive by the time she was 18?
(a) 2.
(b) 4.
(c) 3.
(d) 5.

12. How did Woolf truly come to understand her beliefs and her place in the world?
(a) Through writing fiction.
(b) Through reading poetry.
(c) Through talking with her father.
(d) Through quiet contemplation in churches.

13. What kind of fabric did Virginia compare day-to-day living to?
(a) Silk.
(b) Cotton.
(c) Satin.
(d) Brocade.

14. Where was the family vacation home?
(a) St. Roberts.
(b) St. Thomas.
(c) St. Regence.
(d) St. Ives.

15. How did Julia meet Thoby?
(a) Her sister married him.
(b) She went to his school.
(c) She courted him.
(d) He was a friend of her father's.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Woolf spend her life trying to find incident having a relationship with?

2. Which part of her mind does Virginia say made the first memory of the vacation home?

3. Why did some people hesitate to publish the writings in this book?

4. What does Virginia say made her feel shameful when she was young?

5. What does Virginia say was the main difference between her mother and her oldest sister?

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