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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In what way does the narrator find Frank Crawley invaluable?
(a) He helps her with accounts.
(b) He teaches her to ride.
(c) He conducts an inspection of Happy Valley.
(d) He helps her serve tea to the many visitors.
2. What does Colonel Julyan say about blackmail?
(a) It is simple, but not pure.
(b) It is neither pure nor simple.
(c) It is a way to become rich.
(d) It is pure and simple.
3. Who are Hastings and Birkett?
(b) Police officers.
(c) Travel agents.
(d) A firm specializing in marine salvage.
4. Which words best describe Beatrice's Christmas party?
(a) Elegant, organized, but rather stodgy.
(b) Boistrous in an elegant way.
(c) Boistrous, noisy, silly and messy.
(d) Noisy, and very drunken with fights breaking out.
5. Where does the narrator stand to watch the drama of the grounded ship?
(a) She stays in the house and looks out the window.
(b) She stays on the beach.
(c) She goes to the end of the breakwater, then goes to the clifftop.
(d) She stays on the clifftop.
6. Why does Frank visit the vicar?
(a) To borrow his car.
(b) To confess what he knows about the murder.
(c) To arrange Rebecca's burial.
(d) To ask him for dinner.
7. How long ago did the narrator last use her dressing-case?
(a) Three months.
(b) A year.
(c) Four months.
(d) Four weeks.
8. What does Beatrice suggest the narrator do in the morning?
(a) She should sack Mrs. Danvers.
(b) She should have a good lie-in, with breakfast in bed.
(c) She should apologize to Maxim.
(d) She should get up early and talk to Max.
9. What does the Coroner say about Mr Tubb's workmanship?
(a) He says it is excellent and was not to blame for the accident.
(b) He says it is excellent and he would like him to work on his wife's boat.
(c) He condemns it as being responsible for the accident.
(d) He says it is irrelevant.
10. What are Maxim's dominant feelings about his years with Rebecca?
(a) The shame of having to deceive his grandmother.
(b) His awe at Rebecca's beauty and cleverness.
(c) Knowing other man could have what he couldn't have.
(d) The shame and degradation from living a lie.
11. What shocks does Maxim claim to have suffered?
(a) The discovery of the boat and the discovery of the body.
(b) Learning he'd made a mistake in identificaton and finding out the boat was sunk on purpose.
(c) The shock of seeing his new wife in Rebecca's dress.
(d) His mistaken identification and his sister's illness.
12. Why does the narrator tell Frank Crawley that Maxim did not come to bed?
(a) She is overwrought and blurts it out unthinkingly.
(b) She trusts him, so confides in him.
(c) She wants Frank to feel sorry for her.
(d) She wants him to find Max and intercede for her.
13. What does the narrator not want her husband to know?
(a) That she visited his grandmother.
(b) That Beatrice endangered her life in the car.
(c) The way his grandmother behaved, wanting Rebecca.
(d) That the nurse is not looking after his grandmother properly.
14. What does Maxim tell his wife at last?
(a) That he loves her.
(b) That he adores Rebecca.
(c) That he is penniless.
(d) That he will soon come to love her.
15. What is Mr Tubb's opinion about the boat's sinking?
(a) He says it was deliberately scuttled.
(b) He says Rebecca was unusually careless.
(c) He says someone tampered with the boat when it was moored.
(d) He says part of the hull was sawn off.
Short Answer Questions
1. What explanation does Maxim give for the shipping disaster?
2. What is the name of the game the narrator feels is being played with Mrs. Danvers?
3. What do the rockets indicate?
4. In what sort of mood is the narrator the morning after the fancy dress ball?
5. On reflection about past events, what deduction does the narrator make?
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