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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following comments upsets Edward?
(a) That he has no taste
(b) That he is reserved
(c) That he does not genuinely love Elinor
(d) That he has pig like eyes

2. What does Marianne want to do?
(a) Stay and fight for Willoughby
(b) FInd another man
(c) Die
(d) Go home to Barton Cottage

3. What does Marianne do at the party?
(a) Sing
(b) Mime
(c) Play the piano
(d) Paint

4. Who do the Dashwoods encounter on a walk in the countryside?
(a) Edward Ferrars
(b) No one
(c) John Dashwood
(d) John Willoughby

5. Why does Marianne hope for cold weather?
(a) Willoughby will contract a cold
(b) She wants to have an excuse to stay inside and read
(c) Willoughby will come back from his outdoor pursuits
(d) London is too humid

6. Marianne tells her sister she will try to love Edward in what way?
(a) Like an uncle
(b) Like a brother
(c) Like a friend
(d) Like a child

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

8. Who does Elinor hope to find more about while in London?
(a) Willoughby
(b) Edward
(c) John Dashwood
(d) Fanny

9. Who saves Marianne from her twisted ankle?
(a) Mrs. Dashwood
(b) Edward
(c) Willoughby
(d) John Dashwood

10. What does Marianne notice under Edward's ring?
(a) A small photograph
(b) A lock of a hair
(c) A piece of paper
(d) Skin

11. Who does Henry Dashwood call to his bedside to ask to support his wife and daughters?
(a) Mrs. Dashwood
(b) Mrs Jennings
(c) Sir John Middleton
(d) John Dashwood

12. What does Colonel Brandon pay close attention to?
(a) Elinor's eyes
(b) Mrs Dashwood's problems
(c) Marianne's dress
(d) Marianne's piano playing

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

14. What topic of conversation do the Dashwoods draw Edward into?
(a) A conversation about children
(b) A conversation about money
(c) A conversation about Fanny's meaness
(d) A conversation about love

15. What secret does Brandon reveal to Elinor?
(a) That he is in love with her
(b) That he is already married
(c) That he has had an unhappy love affair with a woman similar to Marianne
(d) That he is AWOL

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Elinor try to spend more time with Lucy?

2. Which of the sisters stays behind from visiting Lady Middleton?

3. What does Lucy ask Elinor to do to help Edward become a minister?

4. Which of the following characters is also present at the Middleton's dinner party?

5. Who does Mrs. Jennings say Willoughby is now engaged to?

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