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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 invention does the Duchess believe to be the key to the recovery of the sunken treasure?
(a) Glass bottom boats.
(b) Electric-suction dredge.
(c) Submarine.
(d) Scuba gear.

2. How many miles do the children at Toad-Water have to walk to school?
(a) 5.
(b) 1.
(c) 3.
(d) 6.

3. According to "The Blood-Feud of Toad-Water," what attribute do both hen-folk and women-kind both fail possess?
(a) Self-control during chaos.
(b) Power during war.
(c) Solitude during ceremony.
(d) Calmness during misfortune.

4. Who does Emily bribe in order to get her deckchair next to the Major?
(a) The steward.
(b) A deckhand.
(c) A maid.
(d) The captain.

5. For how many years has the galleon laid in semi-retirement?
(a) 325 years.
(b) 125 years.
(c) 250 years.
(d) 500 years.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to the rich Armenian who refused Mr. Lammer's request?

2. According to the Princess, what do Russians have too much of to allow them to be light-hearted?

3. What is Mr. Lammer's one ruling passion?

4. Why does one go to the Academy?

5. In "Esme," what does Clovis state were all the same?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does the outing to kill a tiger actually cost Mrs. Packletide?

2. Why is Mrs. Olston so protective of the buzzards and their eggs?

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

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

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

6. According to the Baroness, in "Esme," what does poverty do?

7. What does Reginald state as the estimable qualities of Jews?

8. Why does Mrs. Packletide believe that she needs to kill a tiger in India?

9. What is Clovis' idea for getting out of the sale of the Brogue?

10. What begins the feud in "The Blood-Feud of Toad-Water"?

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