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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where did Mr. Bingley obtain his large fortune?
2. Who stops the argument between Elizabeth and Mr. Darcy on her second evening at Netherfield?
3. Who is Elizabeth happy to see leave Netherfield while she is there caring for Jane?
4. Who joins the party at Netherfield in the drawing room on Elizabeth's third night at Netherfield -- much to Mr. Bingley's pleasure?
5. What does Miss Lucas say about Mr. Darcy after the first ball of the book?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who travels to Hunsford with Elizabeth to visit Charlotte in her new home?
2. Who succeeds in engaging Mr. Darcy in conversation on the first evening Jane is well enough to come down to the drawing room while staying at Netherfield?
3. What does Elizabeth do to become her mother's favorite daughter?
4. Where does Lydia want her father to take the whole family to spend the summer?
5. How does Elizabeth find out the truth about the bad history between Mr. Darcy and Mr. Wickham?
6. How does Mr. Darcy begin his first proposal to Elizabeth?
7. Who is the visitor that Mr. Bennet is expecting for dinner the night after Elizabeth and Jane return from their stay at Netherfield?
8. What is the only thing that Mrs. Gardiner likes about Mr. Wickham?
9. Who does Elizabeth meet in Meryton during a walk with her sisters that takes her fancy almost immediately?
10. What does Charlotte say to Elizabeth to defend her choice to marry Mr. Collins?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Mr. Wickham's foolhardy and arrogant nature wreaked havoc throughout the entire book. What are some examples of this foolish behavior, and how did these actions affect the characters around him?
Essay Topic 2
Lady Catherine DeBourgh and Mrs. Bennet are very similar in nature although very different in many other areas. What are some of these intrinsic differences and similarities, and what message(s) was Austen was trying to send with these two characters?
Essay Topic 3
There are two basic and obvious themes in this book, pride and prejudice. What is the difference between the two, and where in the book do these themes appear?
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