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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 Chapter 8, what would shake Florence's sense of security if she stopped to think about her surroundings?
(a) Milo North's frequent shop visits.
(b) Hostility from her alliances.
(c) Mrs. Gamart's sudden friendliness.
(d) Mr. Raven's hostility.
2. Who wins the Most Original prize in the contest?
3. Who thinks that the book Lolita will never be sold in Hardborough?
(a) General Gamart.
(b) Violet Gamart.
(c) Mrs. Gipping.
(d) Milo North.
4. What does the City Council open in Hardborough?
(a) An art museum.
(b) A dance studio.
(c) A fire station.
(d) A Public Library.
5. Who falls over in the street and dies?
(a) Mr. Keble.
(b) Mrs. Gamart.
(c) Mr. Brundish.
Short Answer Questions
1. After church Florence stops by Mrs. Gipping's house. What is Mrs. Gipping doing?
2. According to Florence, whom should Milo marry?
3. What is the center of the discussion at tea with Mr. Brundish?
4. Who is Florence's solicitor?
5. Who proves to be the undoing of Florence's shop?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Florence react to Mr. Thornton's suggestions?
2. How does the passage of the Private Members Bill affect Florence?
3. What happens on a the first really cold evening of September? How does this affect the relationship between Florence and Christine?
4. What is the real reason that Christine would rather have money from Florence as a parting gift rather than a cardigan?
5. Describe the Old House Bookshop's atmosphere at the beginning of Chapter 7.
6. Why is it ironic that Deben's former wet fish shop will be the home for the new public library?
7. Does Florence feel relief when the Old Shop is first requisitioned? Give supporting details.
8. What is Florence's main priority after the chaos with Mrs. Gamart?
9. What is Mrs. Gipping's main concern over Christine's eleven-plus exam results?
10. List three suggestions that Mr. Thornton gives Florence.
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