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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Sam offer Bonnie?
(a) To send the baby away.
(b) To send her away.
(c) To raise the child as his.
(d) To make sure the baby is adopted by a nice family.
2. How does the narrator characterize the house Sam finds?
(a) It is splendid.
(b) It is a wreck.
(c) It needs work.
(d) It will have to be totally rebuilt.
3. How does Clare approach her poverty?
(a) By apologizing all the time.
(b) By laughing at it.
(c) By letting people walk all over her.
(d) By shrinking inside herself.
4. How does Henny leave her argument with Bert Anderson?
(a) She severs the friendship.
(b) She tells Bert that she doesn't want to hear from him until he apologizes.
(c) She takes some time to think about things.
(d) She repairs the conversation.
5. What happens to Bonnie in the end of the book?
(a) She comes back to the house.
(b) She marries Sam.
(c) She runs away.
(d) She is institutionalized.
6. How does the narrator characterize the relationship between Sam and Colonel Willets?
(a) Colonel Willets is afraid of Sam's ambition.
(b) Colonel Willets resents Sam's easy-going personality.
(c) Colonel Willets loathes Sam's intellectual background.
(d) Colonel Willets simply doesn't like Sam.
7. What does Sam say to excuse Henny's behavior when she beats Ernie for no reason?
(a) These things happen.
(b) She didn't mean it.
(c) Ernie had it coming.
(d) It is one of her moods.
8. According to the narrator, Saul Pilgrim is the only person who will ______________.
(a) Visit the Pollit house.
(b) Talk to Sam.
(c) Employ Sam.
(d) Befriend Louie.
9. What does Sam say when Louie confesses to him?
(a) He does not believe her.
(b) She did the right thing.
(c) He was going to do it himself.
(d) He has to report her.
10. What has Henny begun to do in front of the children?
(a) Talk about her infidelities.
(b) Kiss Sam.
(c) Humiliate Sam.
(d) Belittle Sam.
11. What is Henny's response when Sam confronts her?
(a) She would never have betrayed him, even in spite of his infidelities.
(b) She knows who wrote the letter.
(c) He is a worthless person, who has no right to accuse her.
(d) She has every right to have affairs, considering his infidelities.
12. What are Louie's feelings about what she has done?
(a) She is ruthless.
(b) Life will go on.
(c) Crushing guilt.
(d) She feels nothing.
13. How does the narrator say Henny's moods change?
(a) They mellow.
(b) They become more changeable.
(c) They become angrier.
(d) They become more vile.
14. What does Sam propose to Bonnie?
(a) She should be institutionalized.
(b) She should marry the baby's father.
(c) She should move away.
(d) She should move into Spa House.
15. What does Louie tell her father she wants to do?
(a) Kill him.
(b) Leave Spa House.
(c) Kill herself.
(d) Kill Henny.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Louie go?
2. How long does Henny stay away from Spa House?
3. What do the twins tell Sam about Ernie?
4. What does Saul Pilgrim talk about when he comes to visit?
5. What does the narrator say Ernie is deeply concerned about?
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