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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What part of the sight of Molly Farren’s dead body stays vivid in Godfrey’s memory?
(a) Her emaciated frame.
(b) Her worn and wrinkled hands.
(c) Her long black hair.
(d) Her worn, lined face.

2. What part of his confession does Godfrey fail to communicate to his father?
(a) That he stole Silas Marner’s gold.
(b) That he is already married to the drunken Molly Farren.
(c) That his horse, Wildfire, was “staked.”
(d) That he is not in love with Nancy lammeter.

3. Why does Dolly Winthrop have time to visit Silas Marner regularly?
(a) Because she was unemployed.
(b) Because she was lazy.
(c) Because she was in love with Silas Marner and made the time.
(d) Because she rose at 4:30 every morning and got her chores done early and had time to spare.

4. What song does Dolly Winthrop have Aaron sing for Silas Marner?
(a) The First Noel.
(b) God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.
(c) God save the King.
(d) Silent Night.

5. What kind of party does the Cass family throw on Christmas Day?
(a) A family party.
(b) A huge party with the whole town invited.
(c) A ball for all of the local nobleman.
(d) They did not throw a party.

6. Where do the upper class women of Raveloe prepare for the great New Years Eve dance at the Red House?
(a) They prepared at home and arrived ready for the evening.
(b) They sent their cosmetics and clothing ahead and prepared for the party right at the house.
(c) No preparations were necessary.
(d) They dressed up beforehand, and applied makeup after their arrival.

7. Who watches Eppie’s life keenly from afar, helping form a distance whenever he can?
(a) Dolly Winthrop.
(b) Priscilla Lammeter.
(c) Godfrey Cass.
(d) Dunsey Cass.

8. What is the name of the Cass estate?
(a) Stoning Yard.
(b) Raveloe Manor.
(c) The Red House.
(d) The Rainbow.

9. What light does Eppie see when she looks from the bosom of her passed out mother into the falling snow?
(a) The twinkling lights of the Red House.
(b) Faeries dancing in the forest.
(c) The last light of the sunset.
(d) The light of Silas Marner’s cottage.

10. When Mrs. Kimble asks Silas Marner to surrender the child to the women’s care, what is his response?
(a) He most certainly will surrender the child if it means he won’t have to deal with it.
(b) He doesn’t want to give her up, but he doesn’t know what to do with her.
(c) He can’t part with the child. It came to him and he has a right to keep it.
(d) He’s scared to lose what came to him, but he sees the wisdom in the request.

11. What issue does Dolly Winthrop confront Silas Marner regarding?
(a) His ability to care for himself.
(b) His failure to protect his gold.
(c) His attitude towards attending church.
(d) His past life in Lantern Yard.

12. Who is the one neighbor who seems to have a genuine, though small, positive impact on Silas Marner?
(a) Nancy Lammeter.
(b) Mr. Snell.
(c) Dolly Winthrop.
(d) Mr. Macey.

13. What time of day does Godfrey choose to finally confess to his father?
(a) After the New Year’s Eve party.
(b) After Dunsey finally returns.
(c) In the morning after breakfast.
(d) In the evening after dinner.

14. When Squire Cass begins pushing Godfrey to propose to Nancy Lammeter, what is Godfrey’s response?
(a) He gets cold and clammy.
(b) He gets hot and uncomfortable.
(c) He storms out of the room in a rage.
(d) He leaves in a huff.

15. Which party is the biggest event of the year for the Red House?
(a) The Easter gala.
(b) They had no big events.
(c) The New Year’s Eve dance.
(d) The family Christmas party.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Eppie help bring Silas Marner back into the church?

2. Why is Molly Farren traveling so late in the day?

3. What does Squire Cass decide regarding Dunsey’s position in his household after he staked Wildfire?

4. What is Godfrey’s main thought as he travels to see Molly Farren’s body?

5. During the holidays Godfrey is anxious about money needed to pay his wife to keep his wife silent. How can he get this money?

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