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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Maxim ask Frank to do?
(a) To take Mrs. Danvers back to Manderley.
(b) To wait at Manderley.
(c) To take his wife in to Lanyon.
(d) To take his wife back to Manderley.
2. How does the narrator feel about visiting Maxim's grandmother?
(a) She thinks it will be a waste of time.
(b) She is bored by the idea but goes along with it politely.
(c) She is very much in favor of it.
(d) She is irritated at Beatrice asking her.
3. Who saw Rebecca leave the note at Favell's flat?
(a) The porter.
(b) A housemaid.
(c) Rebecca's chauffeur.
(d) A cab driver.
4. Where does the narrator stand to watch the drama of the grounded ship?
(a) She goes to the end of the breakwater, then goes to the clifftop.
(b) She stays on the beach.
(c) She stays on the clifftop.
(d) She stays in the house and looks out the window.
5. What is the narrator's first reaction to Maxim's confession that he killed Rebecca?
6. What does the narrator not want her husband to know?
(a) That Beatrice endangered her life in the car.
(b) That the nurse is not looking after his grandmother properly.
(c) That she visited his grandmother.
(d) The way his grandmother behaved, wanting Rebecca.
7. What shocks does Maxim claim to have suffered?
(a) The discovery of the boat and the discovery of the body.
(b) The shock of seeing his new wife in Rebecca's dress.
(c) Learning he'd made a mistake in identificaton and finding out the boat was sunk on purpose.
(d) His mistaken identification and his sister's illness.
8. What did Rebecca think of her lovers?
(a) She adored them.
(b) She thought they gave her kudos.
(c) She laughed at them.
(d) She thought they were good providers.
9. What does the narrator's dream suggest?
(a) That she likes walking in the forest.
(b) That she is spooked by Mrs. Danvers.
(c) That she would like to be Rebecca.
(d) That she is insecure about Maxim's feelings for her.
10. How might Beatrice's driving be described?
(a) Sensible, driving always at an appropriate speed.
(b) Fast, but careful and relatively safe.
(c) Fast and skilful.
(d) Fast, dangerous, not seeming to notice the chaos she causes.
11. Who is the unexpected visitor that Frith announces?
(a) Rebecca's grandmother.
(b) The coroner.
(c) Maxim's grandmother.
(d) Jack Favell.
12. What does Maxim tell his wife at last?
(a) That he is penniless.
(b) That he will soon come to love her.
(c) That he adores Rebecca.
(d) That he loves her.
13. In her morning reverie, how does the protagonist/narrator depict life at Manderley?
(a) As peaceful and lovely, an oasis in a world of strife.
(b) As irrelevant, not moving with the times.
(c) As a world that the Communists will sweep away.
(d) As graceful, but dangerously indulgent.
14. What does Mrs. Danvers suggest to the narrator?
(a) That Rebecca is her spirit guide.
(b) That she wear Rebecca's clothes.
(c) That Rebecca haunts Manderley.
(d) That it is time they both had a break and went downstairs.
15. What does Rebecca imply during her final confrontation with Maxim?
(a) That she is pregnant with another man's child.
(b) That she is pregnant with Maxim's child.
(c) That Maxim won't divorce her because she is pregnant.
(d) That Maxim is impotent.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the qualities the narrator believes a person must have to be well-bred?
2. What does Favell think will help Ben to remember him?
3. How is the narrator's entrance to the ball announced?
4. What costume does Maxim de Winter suggest his wife wear to the fancy dress ball?
5. For how long would Rebecca have her hair brushed?
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