The Romance Of Certain Old Clothes Trivia Quiz

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The Romance of Certain Old Clothes is about two sisters; Perdita and Viola. They live with their mother, Mrs. Willoughby. When Bernard, their brother returns from college in Europe, he brings along a friend which leads to a series of events. Take the test below and see what you remember.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What time period does this story take place in?
    • A. 

      17th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      19th century

  • 2. 
    The widow, and mother of three children from this story is
  • 3. 
    Bernard, the widow's first born son was named after who?
    • A. 

      His uncle

    • B. 

      His grandfather

    • C. 

      His Father

  • 4. 
    Mr.Willoughby enjoyed reading the work of what playwright?
  • 5. 
    Why did Bernard's mother send him off to college in England?
    • A. 

      She wanted him to have a good opportunity for work.

    • B. 

      She wanted to get him out of the house.

    • C. 

      It was his father's last request.

  • 6. 
    Arthur Lloyd, the English friend of Bernard Willoughby, married Viola Willoughby after what event?
    • A. 

      After Perdita's death.

    • B. 

      After he divorced Perdita.

    • C. 

      After he went home with Bernard.

  • 7. 
    What did Perdita say she wanted done with her clothes after she died?
    • A. 

      For Lloyd to give them all to her sister Viola.

    • B. 

      Given to the needy.

    • C. 

      Put away for her daughter.

  • 8. 
    Where did Lloyd find Viola's dead body?
    • A. 

      In her bed.

    • B. 

      In the attic.

    • C. 

      At her sisters grave.

  • 9. 
    Three descriptions of Viola's dead body would be?
    • A. 

      Bloody, Marked from ghostly hands, and a face of terror.

    • B. 

      No blood, a face of terror, and no marks.

    • C. 

      Marks from ghostly hands, no blood, and a face of terror.

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