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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Rhoda react to the party in Section 3?
(a) She is excited and confident.
(b) She is bored and disinterested.
(c) She is scared and nervous.
(d) She is nauseous and delirious.

2. Who takes the children for a "brisk walk"?
(a) Biddy.
(b) Mis Curry.
(c) Miss Hudson.
(d) Mrs. Constable.

3. What is the first speaker musing on at the beginning of Section 3?
(a) The nature of identity.
(b) Whether there is an afterlife.
(c) Classical poets.
(d) The form of waves.

4. Who is primarily focused on appearances early in Section 2?
(a) Rhoda.
(b) Susan.
(c) Louis.
(d) Jinny.

5. Who kissed Louis in the garden?
(a) Jinny.
(b) Rhoda.
(c) Susan.
(d) Biddy.

6. What is the name of the boys' headmaster?
(a) Dr. Crane.
(b) Percival.
(c) Dr. Ramsay.
(d) Dr. Bloom.

7. Who repeats variations of the phrase, "I will gather my flowers and present them--Oh! to whom?"
(a) Susan.
(b) Rhoda.
(c) Jinny.
(d) Bernard.

8. How old is Rhoda in Section 3?
(a) Just turned 19.
(b) Just turned 25.
(c) Not yet 21.
(d) Almost 15.

9. Who professes that Bernard looks composed?
(a) Percival.
(b) Louis.
(c) Neville.
(d) Susan.

10. Which character opens Section 2's monologues?
(a) Louis.
(b) Bernard.
(c) Jinny.
(d) Susan.

11. To where does Percival travel from England?
(a) To Africa.
(b) To America.
(c) To India.
(d) To Australia.

12. What physical feature does Rhoda struggle to identify on others?
(a) The hands.
(b) The face.
(c) The eyes.
(d) The posture.

13. What is significant about what day it is at the end of Section 2?
(a) It is the boys' last day at school.
(b) It is the boys' first day of their second year at school.
(c) It is the last day of summer.
(d) It is the last day of the boys' first term at school.

14. To what does the narrator compare the sound of the waves at the end of Section 3's beginning?
(a) British infantry.
(b) Mongol hordes.
(c) Roman soldiers.
(d) Turbaned warriors.

15. Who refers to all the happenings as "scuffling and hubbub"?
(a) Neville.
(b) Rhoda.
(c) Bernard.
(d) Louis.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Section 2, Miss Lambert sits under a picture of whom?

2. In Section 3, what common action does Jinny find "strange"?

3. Which of the speakers expresses an appreciation for natural beauty in Section 3?

4. Who provides an elaborate description of bathing at the end of the day?

5. How is the singing of the birds described in Section 3's opening?

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