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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How much income does the narrator receive per year?
(a) 500 pounds.
(b) Ten million pounds.
(c) One thousand pounds.
(d) One thousand dollars.

2. What topic has the narrator asked to lecture about?
(a) Women and books.
(b) Women and men.
(c) Women and poetry.
(d) Women and fiction.

3. What color is "the light of emotion?"
(a) Yellow.
(b) White.
(c) Blue.
(d) Red.

4. In Chapter 2, what bill does the narrator give the waiter to pay for her meal?
(a) Ten shilling.
(b) One dollar.
(c) Five shilling.
(d) One hundred dollar.

5. What is the name of the men's college visited by the narrator?
(a) Cambridge.
(b) Oxford.
(c) Fernham.
(d) Oxbridge.

6. In what year were women granted the right to vote?
(a) 1896.
(b) 1918.
(c) 1920.
(d) 1950.

7. What poet does the narrator recite to herself when leaving the luncheon, thinking that men must have hummed at parties before the war?
(a) Williams.
(b) Tennyson.
(c) Keats.
(d) Frost.

8. What is the name of the friend who the narrator visits with after dinner at Fernham?
(a) Joyce Brown.
(b) Olivia Price.
(c) Virginia Woolf.
(d) Mary Seton.

9. In the age of Shakespeare, what does the narrator claim it would have been impossible for women to do?
(a) Write the plays of Shakespeare.
(b) Get a cat.
(c) Marry into money.
(d) Attend college.

10. What design is on the china at the women's college?
(a) None.
(b) A Grecian funeral.
(c) Flowers.
(d) Birds.

11. Where does the narrator go after leaving the museum?
(a) To have lunch.
(b) Home.
(c) To the college.
(d) To her mother's house.

12. Where does the narrator go after visiting Oxbridge and Fernham?
(a) Paris.
(b) London.
(c) Tennessee.
(d) Italy.

13. After failing to find answers in other areas, what does the narrator look into upon her return to the British Museum?
(a) Poetry.
(b) Art.
(c) Television.
(d) History.

14. The narrator finds that the woman "is all but absent from ________."
(a) Life.
(b) Sonnets.
(c) History.
(d) Fiction.

15. What color is "the light of truth?"
(a) Blue.
(b) Yellow.
(c) Red.
(d) White.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of the work by the angry Professor von X.?

2. Which word best describes the food served at the Fernham dinner?

3. What did women writers do before the eighteenth century to disguise their genders?

4. What could happen to a woman who refused to marry the man her parents chose for her prior to the 19th century?

5. In the fictional tale of Shakespeare's sister, how old is she when she leaves home?

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