Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay 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
4. What does Elinor worry Edward's mother and sister will force him to do?
(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
(c) Ugly and dark
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the Dashwood's new cottage?
2. What does Elinor think of Lady Middleton and Mrs. Jennings?
3. Why does Elinor wonder if Marianne and Willoughby will be able to sustain a conversation?
4. How much money does John initially decide to give his stepmother and sisters?
5. How much money does Edward earn per year?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you think John is a naturally selfish person, or has Fanny turned him against his family?
2. Does Elinor strike up a friendship with Lucy because she likes her?
3. Is John completely dominated by his wife?
4. How do the group's discussion of what they will do with a fortune express their individual characters?
5. Why is Mrs. Dashwood so taken with Willoughby?
6. Is Elinor closer to Marianne in character than first thought?
7. How does Elinor further show her tact in this chapter?
8. What do you think the importance of Willoughby is to the story at this point?
9. Why is Elinor presented as the one who will make the right decisions for the Dashwoods?
10. Have the sisters changed during their time in London?
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