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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Lydia feel sorry for her first husband, Paul Lensky?
(a) Because he had a poor childhood
(b) Because he died young, scarcely living
(c) Because he died old and alone
(d) Because he had no heirs
2. What is Ursula's first impression of Mr. Skrebensky?
(a) He is a buffoon.
(b) He is timid.
(c) He is sure of himself.
(d) He is worried about what others think of him.
3. What question torments Ursula as she enters womanhood?
(a) How many children will she have?
(b) What will she do with her life?
(c) Will she be a good wife?
(d) Who will she marry?
4. Why does Maggie feel betrayed when Ursula spends time with Anthony?
(a) Maggie thinks they are talking behind her back.
(b) Maggie wants to spend more time with Ursula.
(c) Maggie is jealous of the attention Anthony gives to Ursula.
(d) Maggie and Anthony are at odds with one another.
5. What is the response of Ursula's mother when Ursula says that she wants to have an equal place with men in the field of action and work?
(a) Her mother tells her to take action at mending a pile of stockings.
(b) Her mother tells her she deserves equal opportunity.
(c) Her mother says that it will never happen.
(d) Her mother tells her that some day she will be equal to men.
6. What is the thought about Easter and the Resurrection that Lawrence gives the reader?
(a) Easter and the Resurrection are more important than Christmas.
(b) Easter and the Resurrection are outweighed by the image of death
(c) Easter and the Resurrection overcome the picture of death.
(d) Easter and the Resurrection give hope of an after life.
7. Where does the Brangwen family move when William gets his new position?
(a) In the back of a large church
(b) In a collier's cottage
(c) A villa in Beldover
(d) A flat in Nottingham
8. How does Christian life affect the Brangwens?
(a) It is inspirational and fulfilling.
(b) It becomes a mechanical action without real meaning.
(c) It is the joy of reaching heaven.
(d) It is a constant source of hope.
9. How does Ursula feel about college as she prepares for her final examination?
(a) She thinks college is a sham.
(b) College is the reality of life.
(c) She is as excited as the first day of college
(d) Her studies are the truth of life.
10. How does Lydia see herself when she is married to Paul Lensky?
(a) As her own being
(b) As a free spirit
(c) As a slave to him
(d) As an empowered woman
11. What does the rainbow forming over the corrupt land symbolize for Ursula?
12. What is Anton really feeling as he says goodbye to Ursula when he goes off to war?
(a) He will miss her desperately.
(b) He doesn't want to leave.
(c) He is looking forward to meeting other women.
(d) He is relieved to be leaving her.
13. What does Ursula wish as she swims with her swimming class mistress?
(a) She wishes she didn't have to take swimming.
(b) She wishes she were a better swimmer.
(c) She wishes her mistress would swim with someone else.
(d) She wants to touch her and feel her.
14. What is Ursula's reaction after boys from her class throw stones at her in the street?
(a) She begs the children to work hard.
(b) She gives up on her teaching job.
(c) She asks the boys in the class who threw the stones.
(d) She becomes hard and impersonal.
15. What kind of teacher does Ursula dream she will be?
(a) She will remain distant from the children.
(b) She will make learning clear, interesting and personal.
(c) She will go through the motions with no enthusiasm.
(d) She will keep a strict classroom.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Ursula get through the long weeks while Anton is away?
2. What do Maggie and Ursula talk about when Ursula visits Belcote?
3. What is young Tom Brangwen feeling behind his healthy, good looks, and well dressed appearance?
4. How does Ursula manage to keep order in her classroom?
5. Where does Ursula's school mistress invite her to go on Saturday?
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