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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What quality of the narrator's does Maxim de Winter value?
(a) Her unspoiled youth.
(b) Her sophistication and dress sense.
(c) Her ability to lie to Mrs Van Hopper.
(d) Her beautiful fingernails.
2. For the narrator, what gives "a glow about [her] morning"?
(a) The pleasure of driving in the car with Max.
(b) Getting away from Mrs Van Hopper.
(c) Her new makeup.
(d) The pleasure of wearing Max's coat.
3. Which things are permanent, according to the narrator?
(a) Fear and suffering.
(b) The bare little hotel bedroom and the dream.
(c) Manderley and Rebecca.
(d) The brown lilac and the Happy Valley.
4. How does Beatrice greet the narrator?
(a) She shakes hands and kisses the narrator on each cheek.
(b) She shakes hands firmly.
(c) She looks at her coldly and extends a cold, moist hand.
(d) She kisses the narrator and shakes hands.
5. In happier times, where did they take tea?
(a) In the boathouse.
(b) On the beach.
(c) In the rose garden.
(d) Under the chestnut tree.
6. What is the narrator's attitude to the age-gap between herself and Maxim?
(a) She thinks it is a big barrier to their happiness.
(b) She thinks age doesn't mean anything in marriage.
(c) She thinks it will matter in the future.
(d) She thinks Maxim is more like a father as he is so much older.
7. How is Manderley's drive different from how the narrator imagined it?
(a) It is not wide and straight, but narrow and serpentine.
(b) The gravel is red, not white.
(c) It seems neglected, needs resurfacing.
(d) There are no trees lining it.
8. As she flees into the interior of the house, who does the narrator encounter in the passageway?
(a) A scullery maid.
(b) A housemaid.
(c) Mrs. Danvers.
9. How does the narrator react to Maxim's invitation to lunch with him?
(a) She says nothing and goes quietly to his table.
(b) She is disturbed because he is flirting with her.
(c) She thinks he is just being polite and that her presence would spoil his lunch.
(d) She is excited at being invited to lunch with someone so important.
10. Which of these statements is true of Mrs Van Hopper?
(a) She is pushy, tactless, insensitive and boring,
(b) She likes matchmaking.
(c) She is assertive and interesting.
(d) She is refined and courteous.
11. What does Mrs Van Hopper ask the narrator to fetch from her room?
(a) A letter from her nephew.
(b) A letter from her daughter.
(c) The train timetable.
(d) Her gloves.
12. What sort of car does Jack Favell drive?
(a) A Morris estate car.
(b) A green sports car.
(c) A Daimler.
(d) A red sports car.
13. What was the quality of Mrs Danvers' smile?
14. How does Beatrice announce that she will be coming to lunch?
(a) She telephones Mrs Danvers.
(b) She telephones Maxim.
(c) In a postcard.
(d) In a letter.
15. Overall, what does this description show the reader about Manderley?
(a) That it is a ruin, but unhaunted.
(b) That it is not in England.
(c) That it is a haunted ruin.
(d) That it is made of grey stone.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what condition is the sofa-bed in the boathouse?
2. What annoys and astonishes Mrs Van Hopper?
3. Where is the narrator when Jack Favell discovers her?
4. What did the narrator do with the pieces of the figurine?
5. For the narrator, what is the result of Mrs Van Hopper's illness?
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