Great Expectations Quiz Ch 20-29

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    With whom does Pip room at Barnard's Inn?

    • A.

      John Wemmick

    • B.

      Mr. Jaggers

    • C.

      Herbert Pocket

    • D.

      Edward Cumberpatch

    Correct Answer
    C. Herbert Pocket
    Explanation
    Pip rooms at Barnard's Inn with Herbert Pocket.

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  • 2. 

    Who does Pip refer to as "The Avenger"?

    • A.

      The convict from the Jolly Bargemen

    • B.

      Miss Havisham

    • C.

      His servant

    • D.

      Estella

    Correct Answer
    C. His servant
    Explanation
    Pip refers to his servant as "The Avenger" because the servant, named Orlick, holds a grudge against Pip for getting him fired from his previous job. Orlick seeks revenge and becomes a constant threat to Pip throughout the story.

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  • 3. 

    Pip has a visitor from his hometown.  Who is it?

    • A.

      Joe

    • B.

      Biddy

    • C.

      Miss Havisham

    • D.

      Estella

    Correct Answer
    A. Joe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Joe because the question states that Pip has a visitor from his hometown, and Joe is Pip's childhood friend from his hometown.

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  • 4. 

    By which nickname is Wemmick's father known?

    • A.

      The General

    • B.

      Wellington

    • C.

      The Aged

    • D.

      Jeeves

    Correct Answer
    C. The Aged
    Explanation
    Wemmick's father is known by the nickname "The Aged." This suggests that Wemmick's father is an elderly person, which is further reinforced by the use of the word "aged" in the nickname. The nickname helps to convey a sense of respect and reverence for Wemmick's father's advanced age and wisdom.

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  • 5. 

    Who is Pip shocked to discover as Miss Havisham's gatekeeper/porter?

    • A.

      Orlick

    • B.

      Joe

    • C.

      Biddy

    • D.

      Mrs. Joe

    Correct Answer
    A. Orlick
    Explanation
    Pip is shocked to discover Orlick as Miss Havisham's gatekeeper/porter because Orlick is a former employee of his uncle Joe who had a history of being violent and abusive towards Pip. This revelation surprises Pip as he did not expect to see someone with such a negative past in such a position of trust and responsibility.

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  • 6. 

    What confession does Estella make to Pip?

    • A.

      She has always loved him, but Miss Havisham forbid it

    • B.

      She was his secret benefactor

    • C.

      She has no heart or sympathy

    • D.

      She has married a French duke in secret

    Correct Answer
    C. She has no heart or sympathy
    Explanation
    Estella confesses to Pip that she has no heart or sympathy. This implies that she lacks the ability to feel emotions and show compassion towards others. This revelation helps explain Estella's cold and distant behavior throughout the story, as well as her treatment of Pip. It also suggests that her upbringing under Miss Havisham's influence has shaped her into a person devoid of genuine feelings.

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  • 7. 

    Who does Pip learn was the source of the (2) one pound notes given to him at the Jolly Bargemen of long ago?

    • A.

      Estella

    • B.

      Jaggers

    • C.

      Joe

    • D.

      A convict

    Correct Answer
    D. A convict
    Explanation
    Pip learns that a convict was the source of the two one pound notes given to him at the Jolly Bargemen. This suggests that the money Pip received was obtained illegally or through criminal activities. The revelation adds to the mystery and intrigue surrounding Pip's past and raises questions about the motives and intentions of the person who gave him the money.

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  • 8. 

    Where does Pip stay when he returns home to visit?

    • A.

      With Joe and Biddy

    • B.

      He sleeps in a barn loft

    • C.

      With Miss Havisham

    • D.

      At the Blue Boar

    Correct Answer
    D. At the Blue Boar
    Explanation
    Pip stays at the Blue Boar when he returns home to visit.

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  • 9. 

    Which nickname does Mr. Jaggers give to Bentley Drummle?

    • A.

      The Fly

    • B.

      The Spider

    • C.

      The Dormouse

    • D.

      The Jackal

    Correct Answer
    B. The Spider
    Explanation
    Mr. Jaggers gives the nickname "The Spider" to Bentley Drummle. This nickname could be attributed to Drummle's cunning and manipulative nature, similar to how a spider weaves intricate webs to catch its prey. It implies that Drummle is skilled at manipulating situations and people to his advantage, just like a spider traps its victims in its web.

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  • 10. 

    What do Startop and Drummle argue about?

    • A.

      Professions for happiness and wealth

    • B.

      The justice of giving a thief a death sentence

    • C.

      Lending and borrowing money

    • D.

      Marriage vs. bachelorhood

    Correct Answer
    C. Lending and borrowing money
    Explanation
    Startop and Drummle argue about lending and borrowing money. This suggests that they have different opinions or perspectives on the topic. The argument could involve discussions about the risks, benefits, or ethics of lending and borrowing money.

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  • 11. 

    Which part of the housekeeper's body is deeply scarred and disfigured?

    • A.

      Her face

    • B.

      Her legs

    • C.

      Her neck

    • D.

      Her wrists

    Correct Answer
    D. Her wrists
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Her wrists". This suggests that the housekeeper has deep scars and disfigurement on her wrists. This could imply that she has experienced some form of trauma or injury to her wrists, which has left visible marks on her skin.

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  • 12. 

    Why does Pip ask Jaggers for money?  He wants to...

    • A.

      Pay for a new dress for his mistress

    • B.

      Buy a meal for a beggar in the streets

    • C.

      Buy furniture for his room

    • D.

      Go on a trip to Paris with Herbert

    Correct Answer
    C. Buy furniture for his room
    Explanation
    Pip asks Jaggers for money because he wants to buy furniture for his room.

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  • 13. 

    What does Pip think of Jagger's techniques in court?  He thinks Jaggers is...

    • A.

      Intimidating

    • B.

      Timid

    • C.

      Unfair

    • D.

      Unskilled

    Correct Answer
    A. Intimidating
    Explanation
    Pip thinks that Jagger's techniques in court are intimidating.

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  • 14. 

    Whose faces are the casts (or masks) in Wemmick's office?

    • A.

      Actors

    • B.

      Wemmick's children's

    • C.

      Men who were hanged

    • D.

      Greek gods of Justice and Mercy

    Correct Answer
    C. Men who were hanged
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Men who were hanged." In Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations," Wemmick is a character who works as a clerk for Mr. Jaggers, a lawyer. Wemmick's office is described as having a collection of casts or masks of men who were hanged. This collection serves as a reminder of the consequences of crime and the justice system.

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  • 15. 

    What is Mr. Wemmick's nickname for his home?

    • A.

      The Castle

    • B.

      The Cave

    • C.

      The Dump

    • D.

      The Ecole

    Correct Answer
    A. The Castle
    Explanation
    Mr. Wemmick's nickname for his home is "The Castle" because he lives in a unique house that resembles a castle. This nickname reflects the eccentricity and quirkiness of Mr. Wemmick's character, as well as his pride in his unusual dwelling. The choice of "The Castle" as a nickname adds depth to Mr. Wemmick's personality and enhances the overall atmosphere of the story.

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  • 16. 

    With whom did Miss Havisham's suitor scheme to cheat her out of part of her inheritance?

    • A.

      Her uncle

    • B.

      Her half-brother

    • C.

      Jaggers

    • D.

      Mr. Wemmick

    Correct Answer
    B. Her half-brother
    Explanation
    Miss Havisham's suitor schemed to cheat her out of part of her inheritance with her half-brother.

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  • 17. 

    With what is Belinda, Matthew Pocket's wife, obsessed?

    • A.

      Helping the poor

    • B.

      Cleaning up London

    • C.

      Status and money

    • D.

      Porcelain tea cups from Ceylon

    Correct Answer
    C. Status and money
    Explanation
    Belinda, Matthew Pocket's wife, is obsessed with status and money. This means that she places a high value on social standing and wealth. She is likely preoccupied with maintaining a certain image and accumulating material possessions. This obsession might drive her actions and decisions in order to achieve a higher social status and accumulate more wealth.

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  • 18. 

    Which nickname is given to Pip by Herbert Pocket?

    • A.

      Mozart

    • B.

      Beethoven

    • C.

      Sibelius

    • D.

      Handel

    Correct Answer
    D. Handel
    Explanation
    In Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations," Pip is given the nickname "Handel" by Herbert Pocket. This nickname is given to Pip because Herbert finds Pip's mannerisms and behavior similar to those of the famous composer George Frideric Handel. Just like Handel, Pip is seen as talented and passionate, and the nickname serves as a playful way for Herbert to acknowledge and appreciate these qualities in his friend.

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  • 19. 

    What disturbs Pip as he walks around town waiting for Mr. Jaggers?

    • A.

      A gallows

    • B.

      A man being robbed

    • C.

      A child being beaten

    • D.

      A broken cross

    Correct Answer
    A. A gallows
    Explanation
    While walking around town, Pip is disturbed by the sight of a gallows. This suggests that the presence of the gallows, which is used for hanging criminals, unsettles him. The image of the gallows may evoke feelings of fear, mortality, and the harsh realities of the justice system. It could also symbolize the potential consequences of his own actions and the dangers that lurk in society. Overall, the sight of the gallows disturbs Pip and adds to the atmosphere of tension and unease in the story.

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  • 20. 

    What is Pip's initial impression of the Barnard Inn?  He considers it...

    • A.

      Elegant

    • B.

      Shabby

    • C.

      Too expensive

    • D.

      Too rustic

    Correct Answer
    B. Shabby
    Explanation
    Pip's initial impression of the Barnard Inn is that it is shabby.

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