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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mrs. Arbuthnot consider doing in Chapter 16?
(a) Moving to Italy permanently.
(b) Writing to her husband and inviting him to the villa.
(c) Starting a romance with Costanza.
(d) Returning home to England.
2. What conclusion does Lady Caroline come to in Chapter 13?
(a) That her life back home is lacking nothing.
(b) That she made the wrong choice coming to Italy.
(c) That her life is flashy, shoddy and empty.
(d) That the other women are unruly and tiresome.
3. According to Lady Caroline, what do Mr. Briggs and Ferdinand have in common?
(a) They are both powerless to the effects of beauty.
(b) They are both the type of man she identifies as "a grabber".
(c) They are both attractive but unsuitable.
(d) They are both "beneath her" but do not realize it.
4. What does Lady Caroline blame Mr. Briggs for in Chapter 19?
(a) Following her to the villa.
(b) Being a superficial playboy.
(c) Upsetting the other ladies.
(d) Ruining both her evening and her vacation.
5. What does Mr. Briggs ask Lady Caroline when he follows her in Chapter 19?
(a) Whether she is involved with anyone at the moment.
(b) What part of the house she is staying in.
(c) He wonders if they had met before.
(d) He asks her about her background.
6. How does Mr. Briggs surprise Rose as they drink tea in Chapter 18?
(a) By being able to make Mrs. Fisher laugh.
(b) By sipping his tea like a lady.
(c) By bringing up a scholarly subject to discuss.
(d) By flattering the women in a most sincere manner.
7. What does Mellersh always keep in mind in regards to the other women staying at the villa?
(a) Their social status.
(b) Their comfort.
(c) Their physical appearance.
(d) Their value as potential clients.
8. What does Lady Caroline find strange in Chapter 10?
(a) That she is enjoying the ladies' company.
(b) That the other ladies are so open and friendly with one another.
(c) That she is far more relaxed than she normally is in such situations.
(d) That none of the other ladies knows who she is.
9. What does Mellersh see when he encounters Mr. Briggs and Rose in Chapter 18?
(a) An awkward conversation between two opposites.
(b) A friendly and innocent greeting.
(c) Potential trouble arising.
(d) A budding romance.
10. Who does Mrs. Wilkins post a letter to in Chapter 11?
(a) Her husband.
(b) The church fundraiser.
(c) Her sister, Amelia.
(d) Mrs. Arbuthnot's husband.
11. What does Mr. Briggs feel the need to confirm with Lady Caroline at the end of Chapter 18?
(a) Whether it would be alright for him to spend the night at the villa.
(b) Whether she is involved with anyone romantically.
(c) Whether she has everything she needs during her stay.
(d) Whether she is having a good time at the villa.
12. Where does Lady Caroline leave Ferdinand to wait for her return in Chapter 20?
(a) The library.
(b) The drawing room.
(c) The garden.
(d) The front foyer.
13. How does Mrs. Fisher's opinion of Mr. Briggs change when she senses his feelings for Lady Caroline in Chapter 19?
(a) She is more intrigued by him.
(b) She appreciates him more.
(c) She thinks less of him.
(d) She feels embarrassed for him.
14. What does Mrs. Arbuthnot consider wearing in her hair in Chapter 20?
(a) A flower.
(b) A clip.
(c) A bonnet.
(d) A bow.
15. Why does Mellersh exit the bathroom wearing only a towel in Chapter 14?
(a) He needs to talk to his wife urgently.
(b) Due to an explosion in the boiler.
(c) He can't find the soap.
(d) An important telegram arrives for him at the front door.
Short Answer Questions
1. What question does Mr. Briggs ask Rose about the villa at the beginning of Chapter 18?
2. What is Lady Caroline concerned about in Chapter 10?
3. What is Mrs. Wilkins relieved by in Chapter 15?
4. How do Mrs. Fisher and Lady Caroline feel about Mr. Wilkins in Chapter 15?
5. How does Mr. Briggs behave in front of Lady Caroline when he first meets her?
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