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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which character closes Section 2?
(a) Neville.
(b) Bernard.
(c) Louis.
(d) Percival.

2. With what is Neville most unhappy as he appears in Section 4?
(a) That Susan does not love him as he loves her.
(b) That Percival has not yet arrived.
(c) That his food is cold.
(d) That Bernard is rude to him.

3. How does Rhoda characterize herself at the end of Section 3?
(a) As a woman.
(b) As a lover.
(c) As a fighter.
(d) As a girl.

4. Who is not permitted to go on the walk?
(a) Louis.
(b) Neville.
(c) Susan.
(d) Jinny.

5. What does Bernard describe during his first line of monologue?
(a) A globe.
(b) A spider's web.
(c) Fruity smells.
(d) An elephant.

6. In what city is Bernard in the beginning of Section 4?
(a) Liverpool.
(b) Leeds.
(c) Ipswich.
(d) London.

7. What word best describes Rhoda's tone in Section 1?
(a) Despairing.
(b) Neurotic.
(c) Pleased.
(d) Excited.

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

9. Who refers to "sudden kisses" as a "crudity"?
(a) Neville.
(b) Susan.
(c) Louis.
(d) Bernard.

10. Whose "mind is far too complex to be roused by any single activity"?
(a) Louis.
(b) Rhoda.
(c) Susan.
(d) Neville.

11. What significant fact does the reader learn about Bernard's life early in Section 4?
(a) He is dying.
(b) He is on his way to a funeral.
(c) He has become famous.
(d) He is engaged to be married.

12. What "ceremony" does Bernard dislike so much?
(a) Formal farewells.
(b) Having a family dinner.
(c) Going to school.
(d) Celebrating holidays.

13. How did the character who witnesses the kiss in Section 1 react to it?
(a) With fear and despair.
(b) By also trying to kiss Louis.
(c) With joy and excitement.
(d) With anger and confusion.

14. What does Neville declare himself to be in Section 3?
(a) A poet.
(b) A lover.
(c) A philosopher.
(d) An historian.

15. Who decides to "put off my hopeless desire to be Susan, to be Jinny"?
(a) Jinny.
(b) Mrs. Constable.
(c) Rhoda.
(d) Biddy.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Bernard refer to as "the authentics" in Section 4?

2. What word does Louis use to characterize himself in Section 3?

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

4. Who does Bernard refer to as a "drunken sailor?"

5. Who is the first character to speak?

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