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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. In what fad of the time did Beatrix's father like to engage?
(a) Amateur photography.
(b) Bird watching.
(c) Stage acting.
(d) Sculpting.

2. How are Beatrix's grandparents described?
(a) Original and wild.
(b) Mean and cranky.
(c) Cold and standoffish.
(d) Sad and forgiving.

3. What year did Beatrix finish "The Tale of Peter Rabbit"?
(a) 1901.
(b) 1899.
(c) 1905.
(d) 1910.

4. What year was the code in Beatrix's diary cracked?
(a) 1958.
(b) 1961.
(c) 1944.
(d) 1949.

5. According to the diary, what did Beatrix resent?
(a) Becoming an adult.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her critics.
(d) Living in the city.

Short Answer Questions

1. What would Beatrix carry instead of luggage on her travels?

2. What interests did Miss Hammond encourage in Beatrix?

3. How many copies of "The Tale of Peter Rabbit" did Beatrix have printed originally?

4. What was against Caroline's beliefs?

5. Norman died of________.

Short Essay Questions

1. At the end of Chapter 1, what does the reader learn about Beatrix's beliefs?

2. What kind of job did Beatrix's father have? What did he do in his spare time?

3. Were Beatrix's parents religious?

4. Describe the Potter family's schedule during Beatrix's childhood.

5. How was Beatrix viewed socially as she grew up and became an adult?

6. Describe the Potters' interest in art.

7. How did Beatrix deal with the pain of Norman's death?

8. How did Beatrix spend her days after Bertram left home?

9. How was the Warne family different from Beatrix's family?

10. How is Beatrix's cousin Caroline Hutton described in Chapter 4?

(see the answer keys)

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