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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After the men have gone, of what does Mrs. Wititterly accuse Kate?
(a) Allowing a potential husband to walk out the door.
(b) Not caring enough about wealth.
(c) Manipulating the situation in order to be alone with Hawk and thereby advance her position at the expense of the Wititterlys.
(d) Stealing Hawk away from her.
2. In Hawk's apartments, Pluck and Pyke inform him of what?
(a) Rumors that Nicholas is hunting for Hawk.
(b) Rumors of the encounter at the coffee house are all over London.
(c) Nicholas' determination to kill Ralph.
(d) Nicholas is marrying Madeline.
3. What has happened within two weeks of the trip?
(a) Smike becomes too ill to move.
(b) Smike is depressed.
(c) Smike has died.
(d) Smike has become healthier.
4. In his attic room, what does Squeers consider to himself?
(a) The manipulations of Ralph Nickleby that brought him there.
(b) The decisions he has made.
(c) The poor choices he has made.
(d) The horrible things he has done.
5. Mrs. Nickleby and Miss LaCreevy appear with luggage. To where are Kate and Mrs. Nickleby in the process of moving?
(a) To their home in the country.
(b) Back to Miss LaCreevy's.
(c) To a flat in London.
(d) To a new home.
6. What does Nicholas do as Mrs. Grudden sings a sentimental song?
(a) He makes his farewells and leaves with Smike.
(b) He cries.
(c) He joins her in the song.
(d) He sits silently.
7. After a chase, what happens to Peg, Squeers and the deed?
(a) They escape.
(b) They are caught by Nicholas.
(c) They are all taken into custody.
(d) They disappear.
8. Why does Nicholas travel through the poorest and most degraded section of London?
(a) To complete his errand for the Cheerybles.
(b) To help the poor.
(c) He is lost.
(d) To see what life is like in this section of London.
9. Describe Bray.
(a) He is a handsome, sweet man.
(b) He is touchy and in a wheelchair.
(c) He is a robust young man.
(d) He is a kind, old gentleman.
10. Why do Sir Mulberry Hawk and Lord Frederick Verisopht wake up groggily?
(a) They have been travelling a great deal.
(b) After a night of too much revelry.
(c) They are woken up early in the morning.
(d) They are ill.
11. How does Squeers feel about Snawley?
12. Why do Kate and Mrs. Nickleby visit an invalid named Mrs. Wititterly?
(a) To bring her food.
(b) Mrs. Wititterly has advertised for a companion.
(c) To see if she needs anything.
(d) To care for her.
13. What do Kate and Nicholas tell each other, now that they are not marrying their loved ones?
(a) They will find others to marry.
(b) They will be each other's companions.
(c) They will never marry.
(d) They will be lonely.
14. To whom does Nicholas pay his final call of the evening?
15. With whom does Nicholas meet at the tavern?
(a) Tilda and Fanny.
(b) Fanny and John.
(c) John and Tilda.
(d) Kate and Mrs. Nickleby.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Nicholas see as Mr. Charles introduces him to their clerk, Tim?
2. Gride then asks Noggs to stay for a drink and proposes what?
3. What does Squeers tell Ralph he will do if the police ask him what happened?
4. What is learned about the Cheerybles?
5. What has been causing Ralph to lose sleep?
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