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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whose point of view takes over for the narrator at the end of Chapter 6?
(a) Jane Austen.
(b) Professor X.
(c) An Oxbridge student.
(d) Woolf herself.
2. From what social class is Lady Winchilsea?
3. How does the narrator address Carmichael?
(a) As if she were dead.
(b) As if she were in the room with her.
4. What age does the narrator say has been the most sex-conscious?
(a) Her own.
(b) The Elizabethans.
(c) The Romantics.
(d) The Golden Age.
5. In terms of fiction, what things did society deem more important than women's feelings?
(a) Social causes.
(b) Battle scenes.
(c) Men's thoughts.
(d) Love scenes.
6. Which gender does the narrator say is to blame for the current state of fiction?
7. What three things are brought together by the "stream" of life on the street?
(a) A man, a woman, and a taxicab.
(b) A child, a balloon, and a clown.
(c) A man, a woman, and a bus.
(d) A man, a woman, and a child.
8. To what physical trait does the narrator compare these vanities?
(a) A few too many pounds on the hips.
(b) A wart.
(c) A pimple.
(d) A dark spot at the back of the head.
9. What does the narrator say Carmichael is definitely NOT?
(a) A genius.
(b) A real person.
(c) A hypocrite.
(d) A writer.
10. What trait, claims the narrator, has now become self-conscious?
11. What does the narrator say is natural for the sexes to do?
12. What, according to the narrator, has given women wider range in fiction?
(a) Humor and hard work.
(b) Persistence and advocacy.
(d) Reading and criticism.
13. Woolf points out that most great male writers were not ______.
14. In how many years does the narrator expect for writers like Carmichael to become great?
15. With which side of their brains does the narrator say men are now writing?
(a) The male side.
(b) The female sight.
(c) The right side.
(d) The left side.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was Behn's first name?
2. What does the narrator say the sight of a woman "creating in a different medium than his own" does to a man?
3. What element of Jane Austen's does Carmichael "break up?"
4. Whose letters seem to forebode an age of virility?
5. What things does Carmichael not possess enough of, according to the narrator?
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