|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Rollo's golf score goal?
2. In "The Purity of the Turf," who intends to lay bets on the school treat's games?
3. What is Weatherby's first name?
4. What book does Bingo report Thomas has been reading?
5. Who is Mary Burgess related to?
Short Essay Questions
1. What deal does Mr. Duff make with Sally in order to obtain the portrait?
2. How does Mary help Rollo improve his golf game in "The Awakening of Rollo Podmarsh"?
3. Briefly explain the plot of "The Purity of the Turf".
4. Who is Chibnall? Who is he engaged to? What does the couple like to read?
5. At the end of "Quick Service," what do the Steptoes decide to do?
6. What is Rollo lead to believe that his niece has done in "The Awakening of Rollo Podmarsh"?
7. Why do some townspeople root against Bingo's Christmas play production in "The Metropolitan Touch"?
8. Why does Cuthbert Banks join the Literary Society in "The Clicking of Cuthbert"?
9. What does Jeeves tell Cora about her song at the end of "Jeeves and the Song of Songs"?
10. Briefly describe Joss Weatherby.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the genre of "The Most of P.G. Wodehouse." What genre is it, and why is it an example of this genre? What are the common elements of this genre? What are some other examples of this genre?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the secondary characters in the stories. What are some similarities and differences amongst the characters? Does Wodehouse pay particular attention to the secondary characters? Is the focus mainly put on the protagonist instead?
Essay Topic 3
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?
This section contains 714 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)