NEH Grant EX-20049-01

 

The Years

Accelerated Reader Quiz

Book Level:  12.9

Points: 53 pts

# Words: 230,000

Fiction

Questions: 20

Correct answer is marked *

1.      At her mother’s impending death, Delia

  • hopes she will die soon*
  • is terrified at the thought of losing her
  • tries to find a new doctor
  • cannot stop crying

2.      On the way back from Lamley’s, Rose is frightened by

  • an exhibitionist*
  • a thief
  • a runaway horse
  • a drunk

3.      As the novel opens, Edward is

  • a student at Oxford*
  • a professor at Cambridge
  • a judge’s clerk
  • a merchant in Bond Street

4.      Kitty Malone marries

  • Lord Lasswade*
  • Edward Pargiter
  • Morris Pargiter
  • Hugh Gibbs

5.      In “1891,” Eleanor

  • is living at home with her father*
  • has married
  • has moved to her own apartment
  • has moved to the country

6.      Morris has become

  • a lawyer*
  • a doctor
  • a professor
  • a businessman

7.      Abel has a mistress named

  • Mira*
  • Celia
  • Milly
  • Maggie

8.      In “1907,” Martin

  • returns from India*
  • enters the military
  • starts a business
  • enters college

9.      In “1908,” Eugenie and Digby

  • have died*
  • move to the country
  • travel in France
  • buy a new house

10.  Rose confesses that as a child,

  • she cut her wrists with a knife*
  • she ran away from home
  • she stole some money
  • she drank wine

11.  In “1910,” Kitty and Edward

  • attend the opera “Siegfried”*
  • go to the horse races
  • see a performance of “Macbeth”
  • attend a Bach concert

12.  In “1911,” Eleanor travels in

  • Greece and Spain*
  • France and Germany
  • Norway and Sweden
  • Scotland and Ireland

13.  Rose is arrested for

  • throwing a brick*
  • shoplifting
  • public drunkenness
  • fraud

14.  In “1913,” the Abercorn Terrace house has been sold because

  • Abel has died*
  • the family is bankrupt
  • they want a bigger house
  • they move to the country

15.  Martin thinks that everyone lies because

  • the family has found letters from their father’s mistress*
  • he has been betrayed in business
  • he is upset with Rose
  • he distrusts Crosby

16.  After Kitty’s disappointing dinner party, she

  • goes north and walks in the country*
  • has an argument with her husband
  • goes shopping
  • fires her cook

17.  In “1917,” Eleanor’s dinner at Maggie’s is interrupted by

  • an air raid*
  • an urgent message from Nicholas
  • an argument with Renny
  • the illness of a guest

18.  After the war,  North

  • farmed in Africa*
  • took a job in India
  • was in a hospital in France
  • returned to England immediately

19.  The last section, “Present Day,” focuses on

  • a party at Delia’s*
  • a discussion in Hyde Park
  • Eleanor’s thoughts at home
  • a luncheon at Martin’s club

20.  The novel ends with

  • the end of the party, at dawn*
  • an argument between Peggy and Nicholas
  • Eleanor’s pessimistic conclusions about life
  • sunset in Hyde Park

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