The Remains of the Day Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Day 1, Evening.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mr. Stevens is not comfortable with American ________________.
(a) customs
(b) literature
(c) sensibilities
(d) food

2. Voicing his comparisons of himself to other butlers would be ____________.
(a) timely
(b) inappropriate
(c) funny
(d) vulgar

3. When Mr. Stevens encounters an old man on the road, what does the old man say?
(a) He needs a ride to the next town
(b) He is waiting on a bus
(c) He prefers to walk
(d) He invites Stevens into the woods to enjoy the view

4. According to Stevens, a good butler is probably born with ______________, as it is something that cannot be taught.
(a) Dignity
(b) Humor
(c) Good taste
(d) Compassion

5. What literary device does the author use when describing Stevens' last chance to see a spectacular view?
(a) Symbolism
(b) Irony
(c) Metaphor
(d) Foreshadowing

Short Answer Questions

1. The old man tells Stevens that it may be his last chance to ___________________________.

2. What does the old man say is at the top of the hill?

3. Why has Stevens missed out on a normal life?

4. What book does Mr. Stevens consult before leaving on his trip?

5. Who is Mr. Stevens' current employer?

(see the answer key)

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