Pale Fire Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Gradus bring Oswin Bretwit?
(a) A newspaper.
(b) Letters between Bretwit's family members.
(c) A valuable coin collection.
(d) A map of Zembla.

2. Kinbote claims some people on campus said he resembles which of the following people?
(a) John Shade.
(b) King Charles.
(c) Gradus.
(d) Dr. Sutton.

3. Shade refers to a book by which of the following authors in Line 384?
(a) Shakespeare.
(b) Pope.
(c) Faust.
(d) Frost.

4. Who tells Kinbote the Shades' vacation destination?
(a) Kinbote's doctor.
(b) John Shade.
(c) John Shade's secretary.
(d) The gardener.

5. What does the name "Kinbote" mean?
(a) A king's killer.
(b) A true friend.
(c) A great poet.
(d) A lover of men.

6. Kinbote has an auditory hallucination of John Shade's voice telling him to do what?
(a) Go for a walk.
(b) Write a poem.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Go to his house.

7. Which of the following adjectives fits Kinbote's description of the Russians as they search the castle?
(a) Admiringly.
(b) Unrealisticly.
(c) Obnoxiously.
(d) Frightened.

8. Whose letter reveals the king's location to Gradus?
(a) Sybil Shade.
(b) Odon.
(c) Charles Kinbote.
(d) John Shade.

9. Gradus visits Oswin Bretwit in order to find information on King Charles' location. What is Oswin Bretwit's profession?
(a) A member of the Shadows.
(b) A Zemblan diplomat.
(c) A spy.
(d) A reporter.

10. When a visiting professor requests a picture of King Charles, who goes to get it?
(a) Dr. Sutton.
(b) John Shade.
(c) Charles Kinbote.
(d) Gerald Emerald.

11. What Kinbote thought was an amusement park outside is actually what?
(a) A thunderstorm.
(b) Campers.
(c) Gradus.
(d) Birds.

12. Why did King Charles' marriage fail?
(a) He is a homosexual.
(b) His wife was captured.
(c) His wife cheated on him.
(d) His wife could not bear children.

13. Shade mentions his wife translating poems into what language?
(a) Zemblan.
(b) English.
(c) French.
(d) Russian.

14. Who is Kinbote's primary source of information on John Shade's daughter?
(a) Dr. Sutton.
(b) John Shade.
(c) Jane Provost.
(d) Sybil Shade.

15. Who does Kinbote blame for taking John Shade away from religion?
(a) Sybil Shade.
(b) The Shades' daughter.
(c) The IPH.
(d) Dr. Sutton.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Kinbote, what does "Ex" stand for?

2. Kinbote describes Russian soldiers giving what to Zemblan children?

3. Who does John Shade address in line 246 which ends " dear"

4. Kinbote claims the Russians are good at what sport?

5. Kinbote is what religion?

(see the answer keys)

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