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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. What is the last name of the beadsman named Jonathon?
2. How much money is Harding in debt at the beginning of Chapter 10, "Tribulation"?
3. What is the name of the beadsman who wants all the other men to sign a petition against Harding?
4. Who says, "Sir Abraham has given most minute attention to the case"?
5. According to Hiram's will, how many paid employees can the hospital have?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Harding react when he reads an article about himself in the newspaper?
2. How does the bishop react when Harding tells him that Bold, who might marry his daughter, is looking to take legal action against him?
3. How does Bunce react when he finds out that most of the beadsmen have already signed the petition saying that they deserve a much bigger share of the hospital's money?
4. What happens when Bold and Mary receive their party invitations?
5. Why is Harding hesitant to let Grantly take on Bold in a legal battle?
6. What happens when Bold goes to visit Harding, hoping to demand a detailed statement of the hospital's accounts?
7. What does Grantly say when he confronts the beadsmen about taking legal action?
8. What does Harding do to make sure he does not become enemies with Bold?
9. Why does Harding tell Eleanor to go for a walk after he gets done visiting at the bishop's palace?
10. What does Grantly warn Harding that will happen if he gives up his position?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explore Bold's attempt at reforming the church and the hospital. What is Bold trying to accomplish with his reform? Why is he so concerned with Hiram's will? Why has he taken on the church? Why has he taken on Harding? How does Grantly feel about Bold's attempt at reform?
Essay Topic 2
Explore Harding's willingness to fight to give up his position as warden. Why does Harding suddenly decide to fight? How has he acted prior to this? What examples can you think of for times he did not fight for what he wanted? Why do you think he chooses this time to not let Grantly boss him around? Is it important that Grantly and Susan think he is being foolish? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Look at the description of Grantly's home. How does the description paint Grantly? Why do you think the author chooses to show Grantly's true nature through a description of his home? Why do you think he does not just explain to the reader all of Grantly's characteristics?
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