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

    Correct Answer
    B. 18th century
    Explanation
    The story takes place in the 18th century. This can be inferred from the options provided in the question. The 17th century and 19th century are ruled out as options, leaving the 18th century as the only possible answer.

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  • 2. 

    The widow, and mother of three children from this story is

    Correct Answer
    Mrs. Willoughby
    Mrs.Willoughby
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mrs. Willoughby. The question is asking for the name of the widow and mother of three children from the story. The name given in the options is Mrs. Willoughby, so that is the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    Bernard, the widow's first born son was named after who?

    • A.

      His uncle

    • B.

      His grandfather

    • C.

      His Father

    Correct Answer
    C. His Father
    Explanation
    Bernard, the widow's first-born son, was named after his father. This suggests that the father had a significant influence on the naming of his son, possibly indicating a close bond or a desire to honor the father's memory.

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  • 4. 

    Mr.Willoughby enjoyed reading the work of what playwright?

    Correct Answer
    Shakespeare
    WIlliam Shakespeare
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shakespeare, specifically William Shakespeare. Mr. Willoughby enjoyed reading the work of this renowned playwright.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. It was his father's last request.
    Explanation
    His father studied at the University of Oxford, in England and he wanted his son to complete his education there as well.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    A. After Perdita's death.
    Explanation
    After Perdita's death, Arthur Lloyd, the English friend of Bernard Willoughby, married Viola Willoughby. This suggests that Arthur Lloyd only pursued a romantic relationship with Viola after Perdita passed away.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. Put away for her daughter.
    Explanation
    Perdita stated that she wanted her clothes to be put away for her daughter after she died. This suggests that she wanted her daughter to inherit or have access to her clothes in the future. It implies that Perdita valued her clothes and wanted them to be preserved for her daughter's use or sentimental value.

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  • 8. 

    Where did Lloyd find Viola's dead body?

    • A.

      In her bed.

    • B.

      In the attic.

    • C.

      At her sisters grave.

    Correct Answer
    B. In the attic.
    Explanation
    Lloyd found Viola's dead body in the attic. This suggests that Viola's body was hidden or placed in a secluded area of the house. The attic is often an unused or neglected space, making it a suitable location to conceal a body. Additionally, finding a dead body in the attic adds a sense of mystery and intrigue to the story, as it implies that someone went to great lengths to hide or dispose of Viola's body.

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  • 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.

    Correct Answer
    C. Marks from ghostly hands, no blood, and a face of terror.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Marks from ghostly hands, no blood, and a face of terror." This answer is supported by the first description, which mentions "Marks from ghostly hands." The second description, which states "No blood," also aligns with the correct answer. Lastly, the third description, which mentions "a face of terror," is consistent with the correct answer.

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