The Bell Jar Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Esther do when she returns to the Amazon the night that Marco attacks her?
(a) She takes a hot bath to wash away the memory.
(b) She returns home.
(c) She throws all of her clothes off of the roof.
(d) She cries hysterically.

2. Why does Esther's mother bring her roses?
(a) To cheer her up
(b) They are a gift from Buddy
(c) For Valentine's day
(d) For her birthday

3. What does Esther do to offend the driver of the first cab she rides in?
(a) She vomits in his cab.
(b) She tips him well below the standard rate.
(c) She fails to tip him because she does not understand she needs to tip service people.
(d) She criticizes his erratic driving.

4. What does the Ladies' Day magazine staff send to the girls as gifts?
(a) Books of short stories
(b) Copies of the magazine
(c) Soup
(d) Cookbooks

5. What surprises Esther about Buddy's appearance when she first sees him at the sanatorium?
(a) He has lost weight.
(b) He has cut his hair short.
(c) He has gained weight.
(d) He looks pale and sickly.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why doesn't Esther attend the fur show?

2. Why has a medical student been assigned to deliver the woman's baby on the day Esther and Buddy visit the hospital?

3. What did Esther do the first time she saw a finger bowl?

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

5. How does Esther ultimately decide she will do to commit suicide?

(see the answer key)

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