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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why has Edward ended up having a idle life?
(a) He is waiting to inherit his father's business
(b) He was unable to choose a profession when he was younger
(c) He failed university
(d) He had his leg amputated

2. How long does Edward stay with the Dashwoods?
(a) Two weeks
(b) A day
(c) A week
(d) A month

3. Who does Lucy say she has been secretly engaged to for a year?
(a) Robert Ferrars
(b) Colonel Brandon
(c) Edward
(d) Willoughby

4. What does Elinor worry Edward's mother and sister will force him to do?
(a) Socialize
(b) Give them a yearly allowance
(c) Marry a woman of higher standing
(d) Find a job

5. Which of the following phrases does Austen use to describe Edward's mood?
(a) Not in good spirits
(b) Eccentric
(c) Ugly and dark
(d) Brooding

6. What is the name of the Dashwood's new cottage?
(a) Brittle Cottage
(b) Barton Cottage
(c) Middleton Cottage
(d) Norland Cottage

7. What does Elinor think of Lady Middleton and Mrs. Jennings?
(a) That they are unfriendly
(b) That they are beautiful
(c) That they are fairly boring
(d) That they are intelligent

8. Why does Elinor wonder if Marianne and Willoughby will be able to sustain a conversation?
(a) They are both very reserved people
(b) They don't know each other well enough
(c) They hate each other
(d) They have already covered several topics

9. How much money does John initially decide to give his stepmother and sisters?
(a) 100 pounds
(b) 500 ponds
(c) 10,000 pounds
(d) 1,000 pounds

10. How much money does Edward earn per year?
(a) 1,800-2,000 pounds
(b) 3,000-4,000 pounds
(c) 10,000 pounds
(d) 1,000-2,000 pounds

11. How does Elinor keep herself busy when Edward leaves?
(a) She does the housework
(b) She draws
(c) She visits the Middleton's everyday
(d) She goes for walks with Mariane

12. Which of the following characters is also present at the Middleton's dinner party?
(a) John Willoughby
(b) Colonel Brandon
(c) John Dashwood
(d) Edward Ferrars

13. What does Colonel Brando receive before the trip to Whitwell?
(a) A sum of money
(b) An invitation
(c) A bracelet
(d) A letter

14. Where do the Palmers live?
(a) Newcastle
(b) Cleveland
(c) Liverpool
(d) The Lake District

15. Who does Sir John bring to Barton Park?
(a) Willoughby
(b) The Steele sisters
(c) John Dashwood
(d) Edward

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do the Dashwoods visit in this chapter?

2. Why does Elinor try to persuade Elinor to give Willoughby's present up?

3. Why does John express sorrow to the fact the Dashwoods are moving so faraway?

4. Which of the daughters is described as having "strength and understanding"?

5. Who does Mrs. Jennings say is coming to town?

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