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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Bessy?
(a) Someone who is very ill.
(b) All of these answers are correct.
(c) A young woman Margaret wants to become friends with.
(d) The daughter of Mr. Higgins.

2. What kind of work has Mr. Hale secured for himself in Milton?
(a) Being an artist.
(b) Working as a private tutor.
(c) Running a school.
(d) Working in a factory.

3. What does Fanny decide about Margaret after dining at her house?
(a) That she is no good.
(b) All of these answers are correct.
(c) That she is just delightful.
(d) That she is someone she wants to be friends with.

4. During dinner with Mr. Thornton at their home, who admits to not liking the dirty air in Milton?
(a) Mrs. Hale.
(b) Mr. Hale.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Dixon.

5. How does Margaret comfort Bessy when she visits her at home for the first time?
(a) She sings softly to her.
(b) She talks about religion.
(c) She reads her poetry.
(d) She gives her illegal alcohol.

6. What did Mr. Hale expect Margaret to do when Mr. Thornton told his life story during dinner?
(a) Roll her eyes.
(b) Accuse him of being a liar.
(c) Leave the room.
(d) Burst into tears.

7. During the tense argument between Mr. THronton and the Hales during their first dinner together, what does Mr. Hale change the topic to to relieve the tension?
(a) His distrust of Parliament.
(b) The weather.
(c) The English soccer team.
(d) A recent editorial in the newspaper.

8. Why is Bessy annoyed with Margaret upon seeing her after they first met?
(a) Because she never came to visit.
(b) She is not annoyed, just jealous of her beautiful clothes.
(c) Because she stole her boyfriend.
(d) Because she spread rumors about her.

9. Who is Dixon?
(a) Margaret's pet cat.
(b) The neighbor's cat.
(c) The Hale's servant.
(d) A nosy neighbor.

10. Why does Margaret confront Dr. Donaldson after he visits her mother for the first time?
(a) Because she has a crush on him.
(b) Because she suspects he is having an affair with her mother.
(c) Because she caught him stealing from the family.
(d) Because she wants to know what is going on.

11. What does Bessy think would make her be less ill?
(a) Having a boyfriend.
(b) Not having smoked cigarettes for so long.
(c) Having money for a real doctor.
(d) Living in the South.

12. What do the women of Milton admire Margaret for?
(a) Her bright makeup.
(b) Her beautiful shawls.
(c) Her education.
(d) Her fashionable shoes.

13. Who does Mr. Thornton hire to take over for the striking workers?
(a) No one.
(b) Children.
(c) Irish workers.
(d) Women.

14. Who does Margaret enjoy hanging out with the most during the Thorntons' dinner party?
(a) The kitchen staff.
(b) The butlers.
(c) The women.
(d) The men.

15. What do the men of Milton admire Margaret for?
(a) Her delightful laugh.
(b) Her beauty.
(c) Her long legs.
(d) Her stunning red hair.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Mrs. Hale feel about not hearing the news of her move to Milton from her husband directly?

2. What feelings does Mr. Thornton confess to Margaret after the incident with the striking workers at his home?

3. Where is Mrs. Hale originally from?

4. Where do the Hales stop for a few days on their way to Milton?

5. What does Margaret note about Mr. Thornton during the Thorntons' dinner party?

(see the answer keys)

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