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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 serve tea to the many visitors.
(b) He conducts an inspection of Happy Valley.
(c) He helps her with accounts.
(d) He teaches her to ride.
2. 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 clifftop.
(c) She stays on the beach.
(d) She goes to the end of the breakwater, then goes to the clifftop.
3. What is Mrs. Danvers doing as she tells Mrs. de Winter about the night Rebecca died?
(a) She is looking out the window at the sea below the house.
(b) She has hold of Mrs. de Winter's hands and is staring fiercely into her eyes.
(c) She is pacing around the room like a mad thing.
(d) She has hold of Mrs. de Winter's arm to the extent of bruising it.
4. What does Favell think will help Ben to remember him?
(a) The people at the asylum.
(b) A good supper.
(d) A whipping.
5. What is Mr Tubb's opinion about the boat's sinking?
(a) He says it was deliberately scuttled.
(b) He says someone tampered with the boat when it was moored.
(c) He says part of the hull was sawn off.
(d) He says Rebecca was unusually careless.
6. What is depicted on the postcard set on the doctor's mantelpiece?
(a) A picture of Lake Geneva.
(b) A picture of Lake Como.
(c) A picture of Lake Constance.
(d) A picture of the Venice Lagoon.
7. Who instructs Mrs. Danvers to lock Maxim and his wife in their room for the night?
(a) Jack Favell.
(b) Maxim de Winter.
(c) Colonel Julyan.
(d) Mrs de Winter.
8. What costume does Max choose for the ball?
(a) Max will be dressed as Julius Caesar.
(b) Max will be dressed as a shepherd.
(c) Max never wears fancy dress; he's in evening clothes.
(d) Max will be going as Riahard III.
9. What does Beatrice suggest the narrator do in the morning?
(a) She should have a good lie-in, with breakfast in bed.
(b) She should sack Mrs. Danvers.
(c) She should apologize to Maxim.
(d) She should get up early and talk to Max.
10. As the storm approaches, to what does the narrator liken the sea?
(a) A black lake.
(b) A black snake.
(c) A duckpond.
(d) A blue lake.
11. In what sort of mood is the narrator the morning after the fancy dress ball?
(a) She is exhausted.
(b) She is tired and nervous.
(c) She is in despair.
(d) She is angry and depressed.
12. What does the narrator's dream suggest?
(a) That she is insecure about Maxim's feelings for her.
(b) That she is spooked by Mrs. Danvers.
(c) That she likes walking in the forest.
(d) That she would like to be Rebecca.
13. For how long would Rebecca have her hair brushed?
(a) Fifteen minutes.
(b) Five minutes.
(c) Twenty minutes.
(d) Thirty minutes.
14. Why does the narrator tell Frank Crawley that Maxim did not come to bed?
(a) She wants him to find Max and intercede for her.
(b) She is overwrought and blurts it out unthinkingly.
(c) She trusts him, so confides in him.
(d) She wants Frank to feel sorry for her.
15. What does Colonel Julyan say about blackmail?
(a) It is neither pure nor simple.
(b) It is simple, but not pure.
(c) It is a way to become rich.
(d) It is pure and simple.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Rebecca think of her lovers?
2. What is the "frightful word of six letters" to which the narrator refers?
3. According to Mrs. Danvers, why should Mrs. de Winter kill herself?
4. What does she believe about her relationship with Maxim?
5. What does Maxim tell his wife to do?
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