The Most of P.G. Wodehouse Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Ukridge go to collect money from a shady-looking man?

2. What is the title of the short story about Percy and Nelson?

3. What does Angelica's father do for a living?

4. What does Osbert decide to do when Bashford finds out Osbert and Mabel are engaged?

5. Where do Percy and Nelson meet after their dates?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does George plan to overcome his stammer in "The Truth About George"?

2. Why does Mavis leave Freddie in "Fate"?

3. What does Ukridge do in "A Bit of Luck for Mabel" to get kicked out of his aunt's house?

4. How does Stanley Ukridge seek to make his fortune in "Ukridge's Dog College"?

5. What does Freddie do in "Fate" to rouse Mavis' jealousy?

6. How does Cyril Mulliner meet Amelia Bassett in "Strychnine in the Soup"?

7. Why does Lady Bassett's opinion of Lester Mapledurham turn bad in "Strychnine in the Soup"?

8. When is it possible that Percy's and Nelson's hats become switched in "The Amazing Hat Mystery"?

9. How did Freddie develop his dislike for cats as explained in "Farewell to All Cats"?

10. How is Osbert Mulliner threatened in "The Ordeal of Osbert Mulliner"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the character Jeeves. Why is he considered the most popular of Wodehouse's characters? What are his defining character traits? Why is he a 'gentleman's hero'? What stories is he featured in, and what happens in these stories?

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the full-length novel in "The Most of P.G. Wodehouse," 'Quick Service'. What is this story about? Who are the main characters? Is it written in the same style as the short stories?

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the character Stanley Featherstonehaugh Ukridge. What are his defining character traits? In which stories is he found? What takes place in these stories? Why is Ukridge considered a schemer?

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