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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do we learn from the end of Louis's major monologue in Section 6?
(a) That he has moved in with Susan.
(b) That he is having an affair with Rhoda.
(c) That he is having an affair with Jinny.
(d) That he and Neville have begun an affair.
2. In Section 8, when does Bernard arrive in relation to the other characters?
3. When Neville hears the significant news in Section 5, to what does he compare it?
(a) The loss of a family member.
(b) Waking from a dream.
(c) The end of his life.
(d) The kiss between Jinny and Louis.
4. In Section 6, Who remarks, "Percival has died . . . Life passes."?
5. In the beginning of Section 5, what state does Woolf describe the sun as being in?
(a) Nearly its brightest.
(b) Its most uncompromising.
(c) Its most merciful.
(d) Its dullest.
6. Which speaker follows Susan in Section 7?
7. Who do Bernard and Rhoda assert Percival was in love with?
8. What separates Neville's monologue from the others in Section 6?
(a) He is most aware of aging.
(b) He is the most content of any of the characters.
(c) He is least troubled by Percival's death.
(d) He is least aware of aging.
9. What phrase does Susan use to describe her position in life as it is in Section 7?
(a) That she is, "no longer young. No longer part of the procession."
(b) That she is "not one of those who find their satisfaction in one person, or in infinity."
(c) That she, "divests herself of her authority."
(d) She has "reached the summit of her desires."
10. Where are the characters gathering in Section 8?
(a) A restaurant in Hampton Court.
(b) A cafe in London.
(c) Neville's home in Liverpool.
(d) Louis' home in Surrey.
11. Which of the characters recognizes themselves as the group's strongest member in Section 5?
12. Where do we find the sun at the beginning of Section 7?
(a) "Low in the sky."
(b) "High in the sky."
(c) "Lowest in the sky."
(d) "Lower in the sky."
13. Who is most deeply affected by the significant news in Section 5?
14. In Section 7, where is Louis's new house?
15. Who "gape[s] like a young bird, unsatisfied, for something that has escaped me" in Section 8?
Short Answer Questions
1. In Section 8, who oddly compares herself to a dog?
2. Which of the characters appears most able to move on from the significant news in Section 5?
3. What is Susan doing when she begins her Section 7 monologue?
4. What is the effect of the sun's beams at the beginning of Section 5?
5. What about her life is Jinny bemoaning when she begins her monologue in Section 7?
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