The Bell Jar Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 19.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Esther's doctor prescribe to help her symptoms?
(a) Anti-depressants
(b) Psychiatric care
(c) Sleeping pills
(d) Antibiotic

2. Why does Esther feel depressed when she returns to the Amazon?
(a) It is smoky in her room.
(b) She feels abandoned by Doreen.
(c) She wishes she had gone to the magazine party instead of to Lenny's apartment.
(d) It is utterly silent in her room.

3. What keeps Esther from losing her virginity to Constantin?
(a) They fall asleep.
(b) She receives a phone call and must leave his apartment.
(c) Constantin refuses to have sex with her.
(d) She decides that she would rather wait until she is married.

4. What does Mrs. Mole do that makes the nurses put her in her room for dinner?
(a) She dumps all of the green beans on her plate.
(b) She insults the food service person.
(c) She slaps her thighs and yells at the doctors.
(d) She complains about the food that is served that day.

5. Why does Esther's mother ask her about what happened to her face?
(a) She refuses to smile or move her face.
(b) Her face is bruised from Marco's attack.
(c) She has streaks of blood on each cheek.
(d) She is wearing much more makeup than she usually does.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Esther always have with her as she walks around Belsize?

3. What keeps Esther and Doreen from attending the magazine party?

4. What is Esther's response to Buddy's marriage proposal?

5. Who helped foster Esther's appreciation for fine food?

(see the answer key)

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