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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Robert Harborough Sherard do for Oscar Wilde?
(a) He produced "The Duchess of Padua."
(b) He produced Wilde's first play.
(c) He wrote Wilde's biography.
(d) He published Wilde's first book.
2. Who is Robert Ross?
(a) Oscar Wilde's homosexual lover.
(b) Oscar Wilde's mother's lawyer.
(c) The director of "Vera."
(d) Oscar Wilde's son.
3. Which American writer found Oscar Wilde to be contemptuous?
(a) Mark Twain.
(b) Henry James.
(c) Stephen Crane.
(d) William Dean Howells.
4. What was Oscar Wilde studying for in the spring of 1876?
(a) His divinity exams.
(b) Qualifying exams.
(c) Honor Moderations.
(d) Engineering exams.
5. How did Oscar Wilde feel about how the French interpreted aestheticism?
(a) He found aestheticism less demanding in France.
(b) He found aestheticism more benevolent in France.
(c) He found aestheticism more sinister in France.
(d) He found aestheticism ridiculous in France.
Short Answer Questions
1. When does Oscar Wilde marry?
2. Who moves to London after Oscar Wilde graduates from Oxford?
3. How well was Oscar Wilde's first lecture in America received?
4. What religion is Oscar Wilde first baptized into?
5. What is the name of the journal in which Oscar Wilde published a poem about a boy?
Short Essay Questions
1. How was Oscar Wilde baptized?
2. With whom does Oscar Wilde visit Rome in 1875?
3. Describe Oscar Wilde's meeting with Walt Whitman.
4. How are Oscar Wilde's lectures received in America?
5. Why does Oscar Wilde skip his Baltimore speaking engagement?
6. What is memorable about Oscar Wilde's stop in Leadville, Colorado?
7. What is Wilde's experience in Paris?
8. Describe Oscar Wilde's relationship with Oxford University.
9. How did Oscar Wilde feel about his studies at Oxford?
10. What is Oscar Wilde's father's profession, and what are his political views?
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