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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whose things are in the boathouse?
2. What gives the impression of a church archway?
(a) The mingled branches of beech trees.
(b) Monster shrubs and plants.
(c) Oak trees.
(d) Binsey poplars.
3. Who first suggests the revival of the Manderley Fancy Dress ball?
(a) Mrs. Danvers.
(b) The wife of a bishop in a neighboring cathedral town.
(c) Beatrice Lacy.
(d) The bishop in a neighboring cathedral town.
4. Why is the meal with Mrs Van Hopper eaten in silence?
(a) Mrs Van Hopper is keeping silence for Lent.
(b) Mrs Van Hopper is annoyed with Max de Winter.
(c) Mrs Van Hopper likes to concentrate on the food.
(d) The narrator has nothing to say.
5. What interrupts Mrs Van Hopper's conversation with Max de Winter?
(a) A page-boy brings a letter for Maxim.
(b) A page-boy tells Mrs Van Hopper that a dressmaker is waiting.
(c) Max spills coffee all over the narrator.
(d) Mrs Van Hopper falls ill.
Short Answer Questions
1. How are the desk pigeonholes labeled?
2. Where is the narrator when Jack Favell discovers her?
3. What does the narrator read in Frank Crawley's eyes?
4. About what is the narrator especially knowledgeable?
5. What is the narrator's attitude to the age-gap between herself and Maxim?
Short Essay Questions
1. In what ways is the protagonist of Rebecca a mystery?
2. What is the difficult position Mrs. de Winter imagines she might shortly be in?
3. Describe the protagonist's feelings the morning after the fancy dress ball.
4. Comment on the significance of the title "Je Reviens--I come back" for Rebecca's boat.
5. What images relating to death are contained in this chapter?
6. Show how honesty affects the relationship of Maxim and his wife during Chapter 20 of Rebecca.
7. Is it reasonable for Mrs. Danvers to blame herself for Rebecca's death?
8. What are the reasons the protagonist gives for her fear of stifling in Mrs. Van Hopper's room?
9. What is the effect of the description of the London streets in Chapter 26 of Rebecca?
10. Comment on the significance of Frank's comment that humans enjoy disguises.
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