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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Hardcastle's reaction when Kate enters the room?
(a) That she must leave at once and go to London.
(b) That she must stay in her room until Marlow departs.
(c) That she will hate him for recommending Marlow to her.
(d) He is pleased with the modesty of her dress as they had agreed.
2. What does Tony urge his mother to tell Constance about the jewels?
(a) That she sold them and the money is spent.
(b) That she will give them to her when she marries Tony.
(c) That they are lost and he will bear witness.
(d) That she had them appraised and they are all fake.
3. After the meal problem is settled, what demands do Marlow and Hastings make?
(a) That they go see to the making of their beds.
(b) That their beds are positioned facing East.
(c) That new mattresses be placed on their beds.
(d) That their bed chambers are aired out properly.
4. What dichotomy does Marlow bewail?
(a) Lower class women do not expect marriage like the upper class.
(b) An impudent man may fake modesty, but a modest man cannot fake impudence.
(c) You cannot pay upper class women the same as you do the lower class.
(d) Low class women are not bound by the reserve of upper class women.
5. What does Diggory say will be difficult for him?
(a) To speak in a refined manner.
(b) To keep his hands off the sherry.
(c) To walk without tripping over his feet.
(d) To see people eating at the table and not be able to eat himself.
6. How interested is Hardcastle in politics?
(a) He favors the Tories.
(b) He is an avid follower of politics.
(c) He is an avid Liberal.
(d) Not at all because it frets him.
7. Who does Mrs. Hardcastle dote on?
(a) Kate, Mr. Hardcastle's daughter.
(b) Young Marlow, Sir Charles Marlow's son.
(c) Miss Neville, Mrs. Hardcastle's niece.
(d) Tony Lumpkin, her son by her late first husband.
8. As the play opens, who are the two characters who enter from the right?
(a) Marlow and Hastings
(b) Mr. and Mrs. Hardcastle
(c) Kate and Marlow
(d) The maid and Mrs. Hardcastle
9. What is so amusing about the way Kate and her father describe Marlow?
(a) They can hardly contain their laughter at the man.
(b) They agree completely about Marlow.
(c) They are not listening to each other.
(d) It sounds as though they are not talking about the same man.
10. What is Marlow's experience with proper young ladies?
(a) Only experience with his cousins.
(b) A lot of experience that always ends badly.
(c) Hardly no experience with ladies of the upper class.
(d) None whatsoever because he has been in all-boy schools.
11. Left behind as Hardcastle and Marlow go to the bedrooms, who does Hastings see?
(a) Kate Hardcastle.
(c) Mrs. Hardcastle.
(d) Constance Neville.
12. What is Hastings' double entendre about the calf brains on the menu?
(a) I supposed you had only a half a brain.
(b) Do you suggest we lack brains, sir?
(c) Let your brains be knocked out, sir, I don't like them.
(d) A brain is something missing in most houses.
13. What argument does the subject of age bring up between the Hardcastles?
(a) The holes in the carpet.
(b) How long they have had the same furniture.
(c) Mrs. Hardcastle's age.
(d) The leaks in the roof.
14. What does Mr. Hardcastle call his home?
(a) Hardcastle Castle.
(b) Liberty Hall.
(c) Inn and Out.
(d) Upson Downs.
15. What admonition does Hardcastle give the servants for when guests arrive?
(a) Not to scratch themselves in public.
(b) Not to ask guests for tips.
(c) Not to speak unless spoken to.
(d) Not to pop in, stare, and run like scared rabbits.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Marlow's plan for meeting Kate Hardcastle?
2. What does Mr. Hardcastle tell his wife when she suggests that Tony is consumptive.
3. What does Kate say to Constance about her brother Tony?
4. What is Tony looking forward to in the near future?
5. What reaction does Marlow and Hastings have about the mansion they suppose is an inn?
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