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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Reginald threaten the narrator with, for being rude, in "Reginald on the Academy"?
(a) To cause a scene at dinner.
(b) To leave and never come back.
(c) To buy them a tie for Christmas.
(d) To dine with them the following night.

2. In England, what kind of dog does Olga believe to be "chic"?
(a) A poodle.
(b) A wolfhound.
(c) A bull-dog.
(d) A Wheaton terrier.

3. Where does Arlington Stringham tell his joke?
(a) At church.
(b) At the Vatican.
(c) At Scotland Yard.
(d) The House of Commons.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. For whom is Mrs. Packletide going to arrange a lunch for at her home on Curzon Street?

3. What does Reginald state is "an absurdly overrated affair"?

4. What book, mentioned in "The Jesting of Arlington Stringham," is to have been denied being read by everyone?

5. What is the Brogue known as?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Clovis state that Hugo Peterby is at Mrs. Olston's home?

2. What does Clovis do to insure that Jane has left before Dora shows up at his home?

3. According to the Duchess in "Reginald at the Theater," what are the things "you can't get away from"?

4. Name at least two things that the narrator finds offensive that Reginald does at the McKillops' garden party.

5. Why does the Major, in "The Baker's Dozen," believe that if he and Mrs. Carewe would marry it would be unlucky?

6. According to "Reginald on Christmas Presents," why are aunts a "difficult class to deal with"?

7. What does Esme do to the gypsy child?

8. While looking for buried treasure, what does Vasco find?

9. Why does Reginald want to write a poem on peace?

10. Why does Clovis believe that oysters are "more beautiful than any religion"?

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