The Bell Jar Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why doesn't Esther attend the fur show?
(a) Jay Cee asks her to come into the office.
(b) She is attending the Ladies' Day luncheon when the fur show is going on.
(c) She has no interest in furs.
(d) Esther and Doreen go to Coney Island with Lenny.

2. Why is Esther afraid of taking chemistry?
(a) She does not like Mr. Manzi's teaching style.
(b) She does not think her brain can handle learning the periodic table.
(c) She cannot stand reducing life to numbers and formulas.
(d) She does not want to take the lab requirement.

3. What faux pas does Esther make with the bellman when she first arrives at the Amazon?
(a) She ignores him because she is too busy looking out the window.
(b) She fails to thank him for carrying her bag to her room.
(c) She does not not tip him because she doesn't know she is supposed to.
(d) She insults his uniform.

4. Why doesn't Esther want her picture taken for the magazine?
(a) She feels insulted by Jay Cee.
(b) She doesn't like the way they styled her hair.
(c) She is about to begin crying.
(d) She doesn't like the paper rose that Jay Cee gave her to hold.

5. What marks the end of Esther's relationship with Eric?
(a) He writes her a letter saying he could fall in love with her.
(b) He graduates from college.
(c) He writes her a letter proposing marriage.
(d) He tells Buddy that he and Esther kissed.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the only man that Esther ever considered losing her virginity to?

2. What does Esther label Marco?

3. What "trick" do Betsy, Hilda and the other girls learn at the fur show?

4. Why does Esther compare her photo with that of a dead girl published in the paper?

5. Who is Esther "cursed" to have had to eat breakfast with in the hotel cafeteria?

(see the answer key)

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