Far From The Madding Crowd

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  • 1. 

    Gabriel's first impression of Bathsheba was that she was               .

    • A.

      Vain

    • B.

      Argumentative

    • C.

      Intelligent

    • D.

      Ugly

    Correct Answer
    A. Vain
    Explanation
    Based on Gabriel's first impression of Bathsheba, it can be inferred that he perceived her as vain. This suggests that she may have appeared to be excessively concerned with her appearance or self-importance.

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  • 2. 

    Gabriel met a think girl on the way to Weatherbury and he gave her          .

    • A.

      Some food

    • B.

      A cloak

    • C.

      Directions to Weatherbury

    • D.

      A coin

    Correct Answer
    D. A coin
    Explanation
    Gabriel met a thin girl on the way to Weatherbury and he gave her a coin. The word "thin" suggests that the girl might be in need or lacking resources, hence Gabriel's act of giving her a coin can be seen as a gesture of charity or assistance. This explanation aligns with the context provided in the question.

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  • 3. 

    Gabriel quit being a farmer because ____________.

    • A.

      His dog was shot

    • B.

      Most of his sheep fell off a cliff and died

    • C.

      He knew he would never make enough money to marry Bathsheba

    • D.

      He wanted to follow Bathsheba to the city

    Correct Answer
    B. Most of his sheep fell off a cliff and died
    Explanation
    Gabriel quit being a farmer because most of his sheep fell off a cliff and died. This event likely caused a significant financial loss for Gabriel, making it difficult for him to continue farming. Losing a large number of sheep would have a significant impact on his livelihood and future prospects as a farmer.

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  • 4. 

    Bathsheba has several problems when she first takes over her uncle’s farm, which is NOT one of them?

    • A.

      Her maid disappears

    • B.

      The farm manager steals from her

    • C.

      The men refuse to work for a woman

    • D.

      Her hay rick catches on fire

    Correct Answer
    C. The men refuse to work for a woman
    Explanation
    Bathsheba faces several problems when she first takes over her uncle's farm, including her maid disappearing, the farm manager stealing from her, and her hay rick catching on fire. However, the men refusing to work for a woman is not one of her initial problems.

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  • 5. 

    Bathsheba and Liddy decided to send a valentines card to Mr. Boldwood by                .

    • A.

      Swinging a key over a bible

    • B.

      Flipping a coin

    • C.

      Picking the shortest straw

    • D.

      Dropping a book

    Correct Answer
    D. Dropping a book
    Explanation
    Bathsheba and Liddy decided to send a valentines card to Mr. Boldwood by dropping a book. This suggests that they used a book as a means of randomly selecting or determining something. It could be that they agreed on a specific page or line in the book, and whichever page or line the book opened to when dropped would determine the message or action they would take for the valentines card.

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  • 6. 

    Captain Frank refused to marry Fanny because                     .

    • A.

      He did not love her

    • B.

      He was going off to war

    • C.

      She made him wait at the church

    • D.

      She was a poor orphan

    Correct Answer
    C. She made him wait at the church
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "she made him wait at the church." This suggests that Captain Frank refused to marry Fanny because she made him wait at the church, possibly indicating that she was unreliable or disrespectful of his time.

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  • 7. 

    Bathsheba lost several of her sheep when they                                  .

    • A.

      Were eaten by wolves

    • B.

      Ate clover

    • C.

      Froze to death

    • D.

      Drowned in the lake

    Correct Answer
    B. Ate clover
    Explanation
    Bathsheba lost several of her sheep because they ate clover.

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  • 8. 

    Bathsheba met Sergeant Troy when                         .

    • A.

      He came to her farm to shear the sheep

    • B.

      He came to visit Captain Frank

    • C.

      She got lost in the woods and he showed her the way home

    • D.

      Her dress got caught on his spurs during an evening walk

    Correct Answer
    D. Her dress got caught on his spurs during an evening walk
    Explanation
    Bathsheba met Sergeant Troy when her dress got caught on his spurs during an evening walk.

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  • 9. 

    Sergeant Troy impressed Bathsheba with                              .

    • A.

      His hard work on the farm

    • B.

      His skill as a swordsmen

    • C.

      His kiss

    • D.

      His kind words to her

    Correct Answer
    B. His skill as a swordsmen
    Explanation
    Sergeant Troy impressed Bathsheba with his skill as a swordsman. This suggests that he was highly proficient in sword fighting and demonstrated his expertise in a way that caught Bathsheba's attention and admiration.

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  • 10. 

    Sergeant Troy did not help cover the ricks before the storm because                             .  

    • A.

      He was drunk

    • B.

      He was lazy

    • C.

      He was in Bath

    • D.

      He thought the workers should do it rather than the manager

    Correct Answer
    A. He was drunk
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "he was drunk". This means that Sergeant Troy did not help cover the ricks before the storm because he was under the influence of alcohol.

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  • 11. 

    Sergeant Troy lied about                                 .

    • A.

      Helping on the farm

    • B.

      Gambling

    • C.

      Attending church

    • D.

      Being in the military

    Correct Answer
    C. Attending church
    Explanation
    Sergeant Troy lied about attending church.

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  • 12. 

    Gabriel became the manager of                                   .

    • A.

      His own farm

    • B.

      Bathsheba's farm

    • C.

      Mr. Boldwood's farm

    • D.

      Both Bathsheba and Boldwood's farms

    Correct Answer
    D. Both Bathsheba and Boldwood's farms
    Explanation
    Gabriel became the manager of both Bathsheba and Boldwood's farms. This means that he is responsible for overseeing the operations and making decisions for both farms. It implies that Gabriel has a significant level of responsibility and authority in managing the agricultural activities and ensuring the success of both farms.

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  • 13. 

    Sergeant Troy was in love with                    .

    • A.

      Bathsheba

    • B.

      Franny

    • C.

      Liddy

    • D.

      Maryann

    Correct Answer
    B. Franny
    Explanation
    Sergeant Troy was in love with Franny.

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  • 14. 

    To show Franny he loved her, Frank                  .

    • A.

      Bought her expensive gifts

    • B.

      Planted flowers on her grave

    • C.

      Gave her money

    • D.

      Offered to leave his wife and marry her

    Correct Answer
    B. Planted flowers on her grave
    Explanation
    Frank showed his love for Franny by planting flowers on her grave. This action demonstrates his care and remembrance for her even after her passing. It is a thoughtful gesture that shows his love and respect for her.

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  • 15. 

    In the end, Bathsheba confessed her love and friendship to                                    .

    • A.

      Frank

    • B.

      Sergeant Troy

    • C.

      Mr. Boldwood

    • D.

      Gabriel

    Correct Answer
    D. Gabriel
    Explanation
    Bathsheba confessed her love and friendship to Gabriel.

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  • 16. 

    Mr. Boldwood                                                .

    • A.

      Married Bathsheba after Sergeant Troy drowned

    • B.

      Shot himself when Sergeant Troy returned home

    • C.

      Shot Sergeant Troy and went to prison

    • D.

      Gave his farm to Gabriel and moved away

    Correct Answer
    C. Shot Sergeant Troy and went to prison
    Explanation
    Mr. Boldwood shot Sergeant Troy and went to prison. This action was a result of his jealousy and obsession with Bathsheba. Mr. Boldwood had developed strong feelings for Bathsheba and became enraged when he discovered that she was still in love with Sergeant Troy. In a fit of rage, he shot and killed Sergeant Troy. This act of violence led to Mr. Boldwood's arrest and subsequent imprisonment.

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  • 17. 

    Gabriel refused to pay the gatekeeper to allow Bathsheba to pass through that gate to get to her aunt’s house. Type question here

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Gabriel did not refuse to pay the gatekeeper to allow Bathsheba to pass through the gate to get to her aunt's house.

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  • 18. 

    Bathsehba saved Gabriel when his hut filled with smoke.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Bathsheba saved Gabriel when his hut filled with smoke. This implies that Bathsheba took action to rescue Gabriel from potential harm. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 19. 

    Garbriel tried to save the wheat rick from the fire, but it was too late.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 20. 

    Franny, Bathsheba’s maid, ran away to get married

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Franny, Bathsheba's maid, ran away to get married. This statement implies that Franny, who worked as a maid for Bathsheba, left her job and eloped with her partner to get married. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates that the statement is correct.

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  • 21. 

    Bathsheba proposed marriage to Mr. Boldwood on a Valentines day card.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Bathsheba proposed marriage to Mr. Boldwood on a Valentines day card. This implies that Bathsheba took the initiative to ask Mr. Boldwood to marry her by expressing her feelings through a Valentine's Day card. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 22. 

    Bathsheba fired Gabriel because he let her sheep die.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because Bathsheba did not fire Gabriel for letting her sheep die. In fact, Gabriel was not responsible for the death of the sheep.

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  • 23. 

    Bathsheba was angry at Sergeant Troy because he tore her dress.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bathsheba was not angry at Sergeant Troy because he tore her dress.

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  • 24. 

    Sergeant Troy offered to give Bathsheba his father’s watch as a symbol of his love.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true because Sergeant Troy offered to give Bathsheba his father's watch as a symbol of his love. This implies that he wanted to express his affection towards Bathsheba by giving her something valuable and sentimental.

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  • 25. 

    Gabriel warned Bathsheba against trusting Sergeant Troy.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Gabriel warns Bathsheba against trusting Sergeant Troy because he knows that Troy is not a reliable and trustworthy person. Gabriel is aware of Troy's reputation for being deceitful and manipulative, and he wants to protect Bathsheba from potential harm or heartbreak. By advising her to be cautious, Gabriel is looking out for Bathsheba's best interests and trying to prevent her from making a mistake by putting her trust in someone who is not deserving of it.

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  • 26. 

    Bathsheba and Sergeant Troy had a big wedding.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
  • 27. 

    Bathsheba married Sergeant Troy because she was in love with him.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Bathsheba did not marry Sergeant Troy because she was in love with him. In fact, she initially rejected his proposal and was hesitant to marry him. She eventually agreed to marry him out of a sense of duty and obligation, as she believed she had a responsibility to fulfill her promise to him. Her decision to marry Sergeant Troy was driven by her sense of honor and not by love.

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  • 28. 

    1. Franny was pregnant with Frank's child.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement indicates that Franny is pregnant with Frank's child. This implies that Franny is expecting a baby and Frank is the father of the child. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 29. 

    Sergeant Troy bought an expensive headstone her Franny’s grave.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Sergeant Troy bought an expensive headstone for Franny's grave. This implies that the statement is true.

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  • 30. 

    Sergeant Troy drowned when he went swimming in the sea.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement says that Sergeant Troy drowned when he went swimming in the sea. Since the statement is about Sergeant Troy's death, it implies that Sergeant Troy is no longer alive. Therefore, the correct answer is False, as the statement contradicts the fact that Sergeant Troy is alive.

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  • 31. 

    Gabriel moved to America to be a farmer

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement states that Gabriel moved to America to be a farmer. However, the correct answer is False. This means that Gabriel did not move to America to become a farmer.

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