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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What can moonlight do, according to the narrator?
(a) Moonlight can scare you.
(b) Moonlight can reveal secrets.
(c) Moonlight can make you feel romantic.
(d) Moonlight can play odd tricks upon the fancy.
2. Identify the figurative language in the phrase "lies like an empty shell."
(a) This is postmodern structuralism.
(b) This is a metaphor.
(c) This is onomatopoeia.
(d) This is a simile.
3. What object is Robert suspected of stealing?
(a) A small painting.
(b) A statue of Neptune taming a seahorse.
(c) A china cupid figurine.
(d) An alabaster vase belonging to Rebecca.
4. In her dream of Manderley, the narrator stands . . .
(a) At the door of the boatshed.
(b) At the window of Rebecca's room.
(c) By an iron gate leading to the drive.
(d) By a wooden gate leading to the drive.
5. What is meant by "Jasper has gone to the happy hunting grounds"?
(a) Jasper is dead.
(b) Jasper is frisky.
(c) Jasper is a good hunting dog.
(d) Jasper is out hunting for rabbits.
6. What does the narrator find in the pocket of the car?
(a) A cache of love-letters.
(b) Rebecca's gloves.
(c) A well-thumbed novel.
(d) A book of poetry.
7. What is an appropriate word to use for the dream picture of Manderley's grounds and garden?
8. In what setting does the narrator think Max de Winter belongs?
(a) At Palm Beach in Florida.
(b) On the cover of a magazine like Tatler.
(c) A fifteenth century walled city.
(d) In an imposing London bank building.
9. What kind of flowers are in the morning room's vases?
(c) Pansies and clematis.
10. Which things are permanent, according to the narrator?
(a) Fear and suffering.
(b) The brown lilac and the Happy Valley.
(c) Manderley and Rebecca.
(d) The bare little hotel bedroom and the dream.
11. What did the narrator wear on her visit to the bishop's wife?
(a) Her flannel skirt.
(b) A frock.
(c) Slacks and a tunic top.
(d) A skirt, twin set and pearls.
12. What annoys and astonishes Mrs Van Hopper?
(a) Her realization that the narrator is happy in Europe.
(b) Her realizaton that the narrator isn't excited about going to New York.
(c) That little Nancy might have appendicitis.
(d) The difficulty of packing for the trip.
13. Why does the narrator think "ripping" is a poor word to describe her two weeks in Maxim's company?
(a) She avoids using slang words at all times.
(b) It's a shallow expression that doesn't convey the depth of happiness she has experienced.
(c) It's a word that is not grown-up enough for her.
(d) Her late father didn't like that expression.
14. What is significant about the man the narrator meets on the beach?
(a) He has a mental disability: he is an idiot in the true sense of the word.
(b) He talks incoherently.
(c) He looks like Maxim's evil twin.
(d) His clothes are ragged.
15. How far away do Beatrice and Giles live?
(a) Two hundred miles away.
(b) Fifteen miles away.
(c) Fifty miles away.
(d) Forty miles away.
Short Answer Questions
1. In her dream, to whom does the narrator call?
2. As she flees into the interior of the house, who does the narrator encounter in the passageway?
3. Jasper is what breed of dog?
4. How is Manderley's drive different from how the narrator imagined it?
5. What color is the stone of which Manderley is built?
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