The Bell Jar Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is keeping Esther from telling Buddy that she has no intention of marrying him?
(a) Fear of his mother's response
(b) He is attending medical school and she does not want to distract him.
(c) His illness
(d) Her commitment to the magazine

2. What does Esther do while Mr. Manzi is lecturing in chemistry class?
(a) She completes her Shakespeare class assignments.
(b) She pretends to be writing down the formulas he writes on the board.
(c) She writes down the formulas he writes on the board.
(d) She daydreams.

3. Why does Esther leave the movie premiere?
(a) She does not like the movie.
(b) She feels nauseous.
(c) She wants to see Doreen as soon as she comes back from Coney Island.
(d) She is tired and wants to go to sleep.

4. What course does Esther convince her college dean to exempt her from taking?
(a) Botany
(b) Chemistry
(c) Shakespeare
(d) Physics

5. Which of the girls at the Amazon does Esther spend the most time with?
(a) Doreen
(b) Jay Cee
(c) Betsy
(d) Hilda

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following best describes Lenny and Doreen's dancing?

2. Why is Esther afraid of taking chemistry?

3. Why does Esther hope she will be paired up with Lenny instead of Frankie?

4. How does Doreen avoid getting food poisoning?

5. What does Jay Cee suggest that Esther do to distinguish herself from other women applying to be magazine editors?

(see the answer key)

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