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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. At the end of Chapter 3, what events take place?
(a) Shelves are set up and the walls are painted white.
(b) Neighbors come and offer to help Florence move.
(c) Mr. Keble surprises Florence with a visit.
(d) Florence unpacks boxes and places furniture.
2. Who is opening drawers and cupboards at the society party?
(a) The butler.
(b) Florence Green.
(c) Mr. Raven.
(d) General Gamart.
3. Where does Hardborough's upper class go for cultural events?
(c) Nearby towns.
4. What brand of coffee is offered to Florence at the cottage?
(c) Earl Grey.
5. Who is Ivy Welford?
(a) A traveling book salesman.
(b) The bookkeeper.
(c) A regular book shop customer.
(d) The store manager.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which two people must Florence's new employee satisfy?
2. Who gives each screw a sharp, delicate tap?
3. How old is the "Old House?"
4. Who wants to use the Old House as an arts center?
5. Who has not yet visited the shop according to Milo North?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Mr. Deben following Florence to the kissing-gate?
2. How does Mrs. Gamart try to persuade Florence to rethink her decision to establish the shop?
3. Why is the current book mobile not acceptable to avid readers?
4. Florence Green is facing a major decision about using her inheritance to open the bookshop. What factors must she consider before she decides the action she should take?
5. Why are the books arranged to the front of the shelves?
6. Does Christine take her new job as book shop helper seriously? Give appropriate examples to support your answer.
7. Why is this meal appropriate for a resident of Hardborough?
8. What previous bookseller event does Mr. Brundish disclose in a note to Florence?
9. Briefly describe Christine Gipping.
10. Describe Hardborough's citizens. Would they make good neighbors? Are they open to change?
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