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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 does Elinor think Lucy is attracted to Robert?
(a) He is better looking than Edward
(b) He is unpredictable
(c) He is just like her sister Anne
(d) Because he stands to inherit a lot of money
2. What had Elinor hoped would happen?
(a) Lucy's impatirnce would get the better of her
(b) Brandon would ask her to marry him
(c) Edward would break his engagement with Lucy
(d) Lucy would pass away
3. What does Elinor decide about Mr. Palmer?
(a) He is poor
(b) He makes a good father
(c) That he is a nice, ordinary man
(d) He is rather handsome.
4. Why does Marianne have to spend a day with Mrs. Palmer and Mrs.Jennings?
(a) She is trying to get on Mrs. Jennings' good side.
(b) Because it is raining
(c) Elinor tells her it would be rude not to
(d) She does not know the area well enough
5. What did Edward come to regret?
(a) His enagement to Lucy
(b) His friendship with Elinor
(c) That he was ever born
(d) That he did not have a profession
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Willoughby say he has come?
2. What kind of party are Elinor and Marianne invited to?
3. Who is the next person to arrive in Cleveland?
4. Who does Mrs Jennings tell about Elinor's engagement?
5. What does Fanny regret?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Austen present the character of John Dashwood?
2. Is is right that and true to the character of Elinor that she should forgive Edward so easily?
3. Does Marianne's illness change her?
4. Why does the Colonel ask Elinor to tell Edward about his new position in the Parish?
5. Do you think the Dashwoods like John?
6. Has Elinor's sense always had a positive impact on the characters?
7. How do the sisters differing reactions to leaving London show the contrast between sense and sensibility?
8. Describe Mrs. Jennings role within the story.
9. Why is having sense so important to Elinor?
10. Is Willoughby a better match for Marianne than the Colonel?
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