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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How long has Mr. Stevens been employed in this position?
(a) 3 years
(b) 20 years
(c) 30 years
(d) 25 years

2. What does the doctor do after attending to the elder Mr. Stevens?
(a) Writes out a bill
(b) Plays golf with the delegates
(c) Has tea with Lord Darlington
(d) Attends the French delegate who has a foot problem

3. How much has Mr. Stevens traveled in his life?
(a) Once a month
(b) Very little
(c) Once every six months
(d) Extensively

4. Who is Miss Kenton?
(a) Mr. Stevens' sister
(b) A chef at Darlington Hall
(c) A former housekeeper at Darlington Hall
(d) Mr. Faraday's assistant

5. What does the elder Mr. Stevens tell Stevens?
(a) He would like some wine with dinner
(b) Stevens should marry Miss Kenton
(c) He loves him and is proud of him
(d) He wants to make out his will

6. What is Miss Kenton's name now that she is married?
(a) Mrs. Benn
(b) Mrs. Berne
(c) Mrs. Burnap
(d) Mrs. Benjamin

7. When did Lord Darlington host a conference of important men from around the world?
(a) March 1939
(b) March 1923
(c) April 1923
(d) May 1925

8. Under whom did Stevens train as a butler?
(a) His grandfather
(b) A professional services organization
(c) His own father
(d) The Queen's butler

9. What did Miss Kenton call Stevens' father one day?
(a) A tyrant
(b) A nuisance
(c) Warren
(d) William

10. How does Stevens feel about this widely accepted position?

11. What has been the nature of Mr. Stevens' trips?
(a) Family vacations
(b) Family holidays
(c) Outings for professional duties
(d) Annual vacations

12. What is Mr. Stevens' profession?
(a) Farmer
(b) Butler
(c) Lawyer
(d) Surgeon

13. Why does Stevens awaken early?
(a) A faulty alarm clock
(b) A noisy neighbor
(c) A rooster crowed
(d) Unfamiliar surroundings

14. Who is Mr. Stevens' current employer?
(a) Winston Churchill
(b) Tony Blair
(c) Mr. Farraday
(d) Margaret Thatcher

15. What is Mr. Stevens considering at point in time?
(a) Getting married
(b) Starting his own business
(c) Retiring
(d) Taking a road trip

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Stevens' father's profession?

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

3. What is the subject of Miss Kenton's letter?

4. What did Mr. Stevens receive from Miss Kenton?

5. According to Stevens, a good butler is probably born with ______________, as it is something that cannot be taught.

(see the answer keys)

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