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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. Who beats up Paul in Nottingham?
(a) Miriam's brother.
(b) Mr. Morel.
2. What does Miriam believe will happen when Paul leaves her after discussing marriage for the first time?
(a) That Paul and Clara will marry.
(b) That Paul will come back to her.
(c) That Mrs. Morel will keep Paul from ever marrying.
(d) That Paul is selfish and will marry nobody.
3. What hope does Mrs. Morel have for Arthur when she sees how he behaves?
(a) That he will mature.
(b) That he will get a job.
(c) That he will never marry.
(d) That he will get married and start a family.
4. Where does Baxter move?
(d) The United States.
5. What are Miriam and Paul doing when they kiss for the first time?
(a) Studying French.
(b) Studying Latin.
(c) Eating dinner.
(d) Going for a walk.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many years older is Clara than Paul?
2. Why does Arthur get married?
3. What unlikely friendship forms in the chapter, "The Release"?
4. Who must Paul limit his time with in order to care for Mrs. Morel?
5. How does Mrs. Morel spend her days now that she is very ill?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Paul have low self-esteem?
2. Why does Paul decide that he must break off his relationship with Miriam completely in the chapter, "Defeat of Miriam"?
3. Who does Paul love in the chapter, "Baxter Dawes"?
4. Why and how does Clara's mother confide in Paul?
5. How does Paul begin to feel about Clara in the chapter, "Defeat of Miriam"?
6. Why does Mr. Morel eat dinner before seeing the body of his dead wife?
7. Describe Clara Dawes when Paul meets her for the first time.
8. How does Paul change as Mrs. Morel gets sicker in the chapter, "The Release"?
9. Why does Mrs. Morel blame the burned bread on Miriam's presence at the house?
10. What are Paul's feelings when he is at the seaside?
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