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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the decision Anton and Ursula make the morning after they make love in the sand under the moon?
(a) They will elope.
(b) They are done with each other.
(c) They will get married and live in India.
(d) They will get married and live in Paris.
2. Where does the Brangwen family move when William gets his new position?
(a) A villa in Beldover
(b) In a collier's cottage
(c) In the back of a large church
(d) A flat in Nottingham
3. Where does Ursula find a teaching position after her parents forbid her to go to Kingston-on-Thames for an interview?
(a) The Cossethay Grammar School
(b) The Brinsley Street School
(c) The Ikleston Elementary School
(d) The Nottingham Grammar School
4. 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.
5. What does Anton write in a letter to Ursula after he goes back to the army?
(a) He loves her.
(b) He wants to marry her.
(c) He doesn't want to see her anymore.
(d) He might have to go to war in South Africa.
6. What conclusion does Ursula come to about men and love?
(a) No one is ever really in love
(b) A woman can love only one man
(c) There are many men to love, not just one
(d) Men do not love, only dominate
7. What is Ursula's view on school and forcing children to learn?
(a) She feels it is necessary.
(b) She thinks it is a wonderful opportunity for children
(c) She feels it is unnatural and stupid.
(d) She thinks it is useful in the world.
8. What does Ursula think the reason is that Mr. Harby bullies the children and other teachers in the classroom?
(a) He enjoys hurting others.
(b) He is out of place at the school.
(c) It is his method of teaching.
(d) Education is important to him, so he forces it on others.
9. How does Christian life affect the Brangwens?
(a) It is the joy of reaching heaven.
(b) It is inspirational and fulfilling.
(c) It is a constant source of hope.
(d) It becomes a mechanical action without real meaning.
10. What does Anton tell Ursula after she tells him that she does not ever want to get married?
(a) He cares for her more than all the world, life or death.
(b) He says that it is a relief knowing they won't be married.
(c) He says that he doesn't care if they get married.
(d) He calls her an uncaring shrew.
11. Why is Ursula excited about her father's new position as Art and Handwork Instructor?
(a) He finally will be something socially.
(b) He will be happier.
(c) She will get to move to Nottingham.
(d) They will have more money.
12. While Anton is away, who does Ursula fall in love with while at school?
(a) Miss Inger
(b) Miss Jenny
(c) Mr. Morton
(d) Mr. Phillips
13. Who is a great comfort to Ursula while she shrinks away from other people, afraid she is not like them?
(c) Uncle Fred
(d) Uncle Tom
14. How does Ursula view college as she sits in the lecture hall for her first class?
(a) She is annoyed by the medieval buildings.
(b) Time fades away and she listens with ecstasy.
(c) She sees college as a necessity, but not enjoyable.
(d) College is drudgery.
15. What does Lydia Brangwen wish for as she sees the turmoil in her son's lives?
(a) She wishes they would come to her with their troubles.
(b) She wishes she could be more involved in her son's lives.
(c) She wishes they would move away.
(d) She wishes for the peace and innocence of age.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Anton believe Ursula wants to do to him, even though they are lovers?
2. Why does Lydia feel sorry for her first husband, Paul Lensky?
3. What is the final question the author asks about the death of Christ?
4. What is Ursula's secret weapon toward independence if her studies do not work out?
5. What does Ursula do in Cossethay when she realizes she will be moving soon?
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