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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What poetic device does Reginald use in the first line of his poem on peace?
(a) Alliteration.
(b) Assonance.
(c) Personification.
(d) Metaphors.

2. How many hands tall is the Brogue?
(a) 15.1.
(b) 9.2.
(c) 11.4.
(d) 14.6.

3. What have none of Marion Eggelby's children been brought up to play?
(a) Draughts.
(b) Croquet.
(c) Cards.
(d) Boule.

4. What does Clovis believe to be "more beautiful than any religion"?
(a) Homer.
(b) Oysters.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Merlot.

5. According to Reginald, in "Reginald on House-Parties", who does one never really know?
(a) The meaning of the party.
(b) The hosts.
(c) The fox-terrier.
(d) The other guests.

6. What does Mrs. Packletide do with the dead tiger?
(a) Mounted the head to keep in her home.
(b) Made a fur coat out of the hide.
(c) Gave it to the villagers.
(d) Made a rug to keep in her home.

7. What is the name of Vanessa's husband?
(a) Brian.
(b) Steven.
(c) John.
(d) Daniel.

8. What kind of animal does the Baroness come across while on horseback?
(a) A cougar.
(b) A boar.
(c) A hyena.
(d) A lion.

9. Who does the Major flatter with attention to make Emily jealous?
(a) A maid.
(b) A flapper.
(c) A model.
(d) A ballerina.

10. What instruments announces Mrs. Packletide's successful kill?
(a) Horns.
(b) Djembe.
(c) Tom-toms.
(d) Didgeridoo.

11. Which empire, according to Reginald, has problems with limits existing in the same place?
(a) British.
(b) Russian.
(c) Roman.
(d) Islamic.

12. What kind of dog does Olga keep?
(a) Fox-terrier.
(b) Irish Setter.
(c) Spaniel.
(d) Collie.

13. Who does the former farmer marry?
(a) A lion-tamer's widow.
(b) A prostitute.
(c) His best friend's daughter.
(d) A madame of a brothel.

14. Why does Mrs. Packletide say that she will never hunt again?
(a) Too humbling.
(b) Too expensive.
(c) Too much excitement.
(d) Too emotional.

15. What was the Duchess preparing notes on to speak about at the Club?
(a) Modern travel.
(b) Raising proper children.
(c) Life.
(d) Modern warfare.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does "the Other" quote, in "Reginald's Peace Poem", when they stated "I agree with you"?

2. Where is Reginald sitting at the opening of "Reginald in Russia"?

3. What is Reginald accused of reading which leads to his lack of sense of moral proportion?

4. How much does Mrs. Packletide offer to a village to have the opportunity to shoot a tiger?

5. What is the name of the Mullets' daughter that Mr. Penricarde admires?

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