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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What happens after the governess asks Flora about Miss Jessel?
(a) Miss Jessel appears across the lake.
(b) Peter Quint appears across the lake.
(c) Miles appears across the lake.
(d) Flora jumps into the lake.
2. What does the governess tell Miles he must do if he wants to return to school?
(a) Save up for his tuition.
(b) Banish the ghosts from Bly.
(c) Beg forgiveness from the administrator.
(d) Tell his uncle of the things he had not told her.
3. What does Miles tell the governess as he prepares to go outside in Chapter 23?
(a) That he will tell her everything eventually.
(b) That he plans to see Peter Quint.
(c) That he will never see her again.
(d) That he hates his uncle.
4. How does the governess believe Miles will use her fear?
(a) To cause her death.
(b) To obtain his freedom.
(c) To make her quit.
(d) To contact Peter Quint.
5. What indicates the ghosts' presence to the governess?
(a) A loud noise and the children's cries.
(b) The appearance of the ghosts.
(c) A cold burst of wind.
(d) A sudden hush and an abrupt change in activity.
6. What is the governess unable to do that night?
(a) Write a letter to her employer.
(c) Eat her dinner.
(d) See the ghosts.
7. Who does Miles say he likes?
(a) Mrs. Grose and Luke.
(b) Peter Quint and Miss Jessel.
(c) Flora and the governess.
(d) His uncle and Flora.
8. In Chapter 12, what does the governess feel is her primary goal?
(a) Not disturbing the master.
(b) Getting a new job.
(c) Banishing the ghosts.
(d) Saving the children.
9. How does the governess feel after Mrs. Grose and Flora's departure?
(a) More anxious than ever.
10. How does the governess justify her theory?
(a) Flora left a note.
(b) She just knows.
(c) She has seen Flora do it before.
(d) Flora is not a child at times but an old woman.
11. What does the governess receive instead?
(a) A raise.
(b) A hug.
12. What do the governess and Miles discuss after dinner in Chapter 23?
(a) What they want to do the next day.
(b) That they are not quite alone.
(c) Their friendship.
(d) How much they miss Flora.
13. What does Miles' action after breakfast signify on the morning that Mrs. Grose and Flora leave Bly?
(a) The change in his relationship with the governess.
(b) His love for his sister.
(c) His intelligence.
(d) His late night talks with Peter Quint's ghost.
14. In what does the governess find the answer to saving Miles?
(a) A letter from her employer.
(b) Miles' extraordinary intelligence.
(c) A book about raising children.
(d) Advice from Mrs. Grose.
15. What does the governess want to do after her conversation with Miles?
(a) Talk to Miss Jessel.
(b) Get away from Miles.
(c) Get married.
(d) Have children.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Flora react?
2. Why does the governess say she did this?
3. What does the governess expect as a result of skipping church?
4. When the governess returns to the house, what does she do?
5. What does the governess think the ghosts want with the children?
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