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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where has the sun moved to at the beginning of Section 6?
(a) It is not out at all because it is night.
(b) It is past the mid-point in the sky.
(c) It is setting.
(d) It is just rising.
2. By the end of Section 6, what can we say for sure about Neville's feelings towards Percival?
(a) That he was in love with Percival.
(b) That he felt Percival unduely held a position of high-regard.
(c) That he hated Percival.
(d) That Percival confused him.
3. In Section 8, what happens between Rhoda and Louis?
(a) They talk and rectify their past differences.
(b) They do not speak to each other.
(c) They agree to get married.
(d) They fight in private.
4. 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) She has "reached the summit of her desires."
(c) That she is "not one of those who find their satisfaction in one person, or in infinity."
(d) That she, "divests herself of her authority."
5. What time is it when Bernard begins his last monologue of Section 8?
(a) Nearly bed-time.
(c) Very early in the morning.
(d) Very late at night.
6. Who "gape[s] like a young bird, unsatisfied, for something that has escaped me" in Section 8?
7. Which of the characters appears most able to move on from the significant news in Section 5?
8. What does Neville conclude at the end of his Section 6 monologue?
(a) That, despite his love for Percival, he could find another man to love.
(b) That Percival had no effect on him.
(c) That he will commit suicide.
(d) That Percival's death has paralyzed him.
9. What one word is repeated throughout Susan's monologue in Section 6?
10. In the beginning of Section 5, what state does Woolf describe the sun as being in?
(a) Nearly its brightest.
(b) Its most merciful.
(c) Its most uncompromising.
(d) Its dullest.
11. What time of day does the passage at the beginning of Section 5 describe?
(d) Late night.
12. Which of the characters recognizes themselves as the group's strongest member in Section 5?
13. In Section 8, who says, "I have been torn apart"?
14. What is the first thing the reader learns in Section 5?
(a) That Jinny is married.
(b) That Percival has died.
(c) That Bernard is divorced.
(d) That Neville has moved.
15. What separates Neville's monologue from the others in Section 6?
(a) He is most aware of aging.
(b) He is least aware of aging.
(c) He is least troubled by Percival's death.
(d) He is the most content of any of the characters.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Bernard travel towards the end of his major monologue in Section 5?
2. As the reader encounters him in Section 7, toward whom does Neville express some resentment or jealousy?
3. What is Susan doing when she begins her Section 7 monologue?
4. When Neville hears the significant news in Section 5, to what does he compare it?
5. What should the reader infer that Rhoda is thinking about at the end of her Section 7 monologue?
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