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  • 1. 

    What is Hartfield?

    • A.

      The university that Emma wanted to attend

    • B.

      The name of Emma's husband

    • C.

      The place where Emma lived

    • D.

      The name of Emma's father's business

    Correct Answer
    C. The place where Emma lived
    Explanation
    Hartfield is the place where Emma lived. This can be inferred from the context of the question, as the other options do not match the description given. The question asks for the meaning of "Hartfield," and since Emma is mentioned in the options, it is logical to assume that Hartfield refers to her place of residence.

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  • 2. 

    Mr. Elton left a __________ at Hartfield.

    • A.

      Love letter

    • B.

      Bouquet of flowers

    • C.

      Bottle of wine

    • D.

      Poem

    Correct Answer
    D. Poem
    Explanation
    Mr. Elton left a poem at Hartfield. This suggests that Mr. Elton expressed his feelings or thoughts through a written piece of poetry. Leaving a poem could be seen as a romantic gesture or a way to convey deep emotions. It is possible that Mr. Elton wanted to express his love or admiration for someone at Hartfield through his poetic words.

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  • 3. 

    How did Mr. Elton surprise Emma in the carriage?

    • A.

      He said he loved Emma.

    • B.

      He said that he hated Emma.

    • C.

      He said that he didn't want to marry Emma.

    • D.

      He said that he didn't want to go to the party at Randalls.

    Correct Answer
    A. He said he loved Emma.
    Explanation
    Mr. Elton surprised Emma in the carriage by declaring his love for her. This unexpected confession caught Emma off guard and was a surprise to her.

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  • 4. 

    Why is Emma happy to see snow after Christmas?

    • A.

      It means she will not have to see Harriet or Mr. Elton.

    • B.

      It means she can go to London.

    • C.

      It means she can play in the snow with her cousins.

    • D.

      She loves the way snow looks in the evening.

    Correct Answer
    A. It means she will not have to see Harriet or Mr. Elton.
    Explanation
    Emma is happy to see snow after Christmas because it means she will not have to see Harriet or Mr. Elton. This implies that Emma does not want to encounter these individuals and the presence of snow provides her with an excuse or reason to avoid them.

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  • 5. 

    After Frank Churchill saves Harriet from the gypsies, why is she unhappy?

    • A.

      The gypsies took all of her money.

    • B.

      Frank refused to take Harriet home.

    • C.

      Harriet likes Frank but thinks her family is too poor for him to marry her.

    • D.

      Because Emma became angry when Harriet and Frank talked to each other.

    Correct Answer
    C. Harriet likes Frank but thinks her family is too poor for him to marry her.
    Explanation
    Harriet is unhappy because she likes Frank but believes her family's poverty would prevent him from marrying her. This suggests that Harriet has developed feelings for Frank and desires a romantic relationship with him. However, she feels insecure about her family's financial situation and believes it would be a barrier to their potential marriage. This highlights Harriet's self-doubt and lack of confidence in her own worthiness as a partner for Frank.

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  • 6. 

    After the party at Box Hill, why does Emma feel angry and ashamed with herself?

    • A.

      She didn't talk to Frank enough.

    • B.

      She ate too much food.

    • C.

      She drank too much wine.

    • D.

      She was not nice to Miss Bates.

    Correct Answer
    D. She was not nice to Miss Bates.
    Explanation
    Emma feels angry and ashamed with herself because she was not nice to Miss Bates. This suggests that Emma's behavior towards Miss Bates was inappropriate or hurtful in some way. It implies that Emma may have said or done something unkind or disrespectful towards Miss Bates, causing her to feel remorseful and regretful about her actions. This highlights Emma's character development and her realization of the importance of treating others with kindness and respect.

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  • 7. 

    After Mrs. Churchill died, why were Mr. and Mrs. Weston upset and worried about how Emma would feel?

    • A.

      Emma loved Mrs. Churchill very much.

    • B.

      They found out that Frank and Jane were secretly engaged.

    • C.

      Emma did not like Mrs. Churchill.

    • D.

      Emma didn't know that Mrs. Churchill was sick.

    Correct Answer
    B. They found out that Frank and Jane were secretly engaged.
    Explanation
    After Mrs. Churchill died, Mr. and Mrs. Weston were upset and worried about how Emma would feel because they found out that Frank and Jane were secretly engaged. This revelation would likely cause Emma to feel betrayed and hurt, as she had developed feelings for Frank and had been led to believe that he reciprocated those feelings. The news of their secret engagement would shatter Emma's hopes and dreams, leading to her feeling upset and worried about how she would cope with this emotional blow.

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  • 8. 

    Why was Emma upset when she found out that Harriet actually wanted to marry Mr. Knightely?

    • A.

      Emma realizes she doesn't want Harriet to get married to anyone.

    • B.

      Emma realizes that she herself loves Mr. Knightely.

    • C.

      Emma thinks that Mr. Knightely will say no, and Harriet will be upset.

    • D.

      Emma doesn't think that Harriet should marry someone older than her.

    Correct Answer
    B. Emma realizes that she herself loves Mr. Knightely.
    Explanation
    Emma realizes that she herself loves Mr. Knightley. This is evident from the fact that Emma becomes upset when she finds out that Harriet wants to marry Mr. Knightley. If Emma did not have feelings for Mr. Knightley, she would not have been bothered by Harriet's interest in him. This realization suggests that Emma's emotions are tied to Mr. Knightley, leading to her upset reaction upon discovering Harriet's intentions.

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  • 9. 

    Why was Emma's painting of Harriet important?

    • A.

      Because it made Emma think that Mr. Elton and Harriet could fall in love.

    • B.

      Because Emma sold the painting for a lot of money.

    • C.

      Because it was an amazing painting that everyone loved.

    • D.

      Because it made Emma realize that she was not a good painter.

    Correct Answer
    A. Because it made Emma think that Mr. Elton and Harriet could fall in love.
    Explanation
    Emma's painting of Harriet was important because it made Emma think that Mr. Elton and Harriet could fall in love. This suggests that Emma's painting had a significant impact on her perception and understanding of the relationship between Mr. Elton and Harriet. It implies that the painting somehow captured the essence of their connection or sparked Emma's imagination about their potential romantic involvement.

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  • 10. 

    Why does Mr. Knightley say, "If I loved you less, I could say more"?

    • A.

      His mother will not let him tell Emma about his love for her.

    • B.

      Mr. Knightley doesn't love Emma that much and doesn't have much to say.

    • C.

      Mr. Knightley loves Emma so much that he can't think or speak easily.

    • D.

      Mr. Knightley doesn't love Emma at all but doesn't want to tell her.

    Correct Answer
    C. Mr. Knightley loves Emma so much that he can't think or speak easily.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Mr. Knightley loves Emma so much that he can't think or speak easily. This is evident from the statement he makes, "If I loved you less, I could say more." It suggests that his strong feelings for Emma make it difficult for him to express himself fully, as he is overwhelmed by his love for her.

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  • 11. 

    What is the most important thing in the book?

    • A.

      Money

    • B.

      Political power

    • C.

      Royal familes

    • D.

      Love

    Correct Answer
    D. Love
    Explanation
    The most important thing in the book is love. Love is often a central theme in literature as it drives character motivations, relationships, and plot developments. It can be a powerful force that influences the actions and decisions of the characters, leading to significant events and outcomes in the story. Love can also provide emotional depth and resonance to the narrative, making it a crucial element in many books.

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  • 12. 

    When _________ says, "I'm surprised you did not suspect us" to Emma, he is talk about his relationship with _________.

    • A.

      Mr. Churchill/Jane

    • B.

      Mr. Churchill/Harriet

    • C.

      Mr. Knightley/Jane

    • D.

      Mr. Knightley/Harriet

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Churchill/Jane
    Explanation
    In the given question, when Mr. Churchill says, "I'm surprised you did not suspect us" to Emma, he is talking about his relationship with Jane. This suggests that Mr. Churchill and Jane may have been involved in some suspicious or secretive activities, and Emma should have suspected them.

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  • 13. 

    How does Mr. Knightley feel when he learns that Emma does not love Frank Churchill?

    • A.

      Sad

    • B.

      Angry

    • C.

      Disappointed

    • D.

      Hopeful

    Correct Answer
    D. Hopeful
    Explanation
    Mr. Knightley feels hopeful when he learns that Emma does not love Frank Churchill because he has strong feelings for Emma himself. He sees this as an opportunity for his own romantic prospects with Emma to improve, as her lack of affection for Frank Churchill means she may be more open to a relationship with him. This revelation gives Mr. Knightley hope that he may have a chance to win Emma's heart.

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  • 14. 

    Mr. Knightley and his wife decide to live in ____________.

    • A.

      Hartfield

    • B.

      Randalls

    • C.

      London

    • D.

      Mr. Knightley's house

    Correct Answer
    A. Hartfield
    Explanation
    Mr. Knightley and his wife decide to live in Hartfield. This is likely their choice because Hartfield is the family estate and the place where Mr. Knightley grew up. It is also where the majority of the events in Jane Austen's novel "Emma" take place. Living in Hartfield allows Mr. Knightley and his wife to be close to their friends and family, and to maintain their social standing in the community.

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  • 15. 

    What was not true about Emma?

    • A.

      She sometimes plays a matchmaker

    • B.

      She sometimes says unkind things to people who aren't as rich or clever as she is

    • C.

      She finds love by the end of the book

    • D.

      She marries Mr. Churchill

    Correct Answer
    D. She marries Mr. Churchill
    Explanation
    Emma does not marry Mr. Churchill. Throughout the book, Emma is portrayed as a matchmaker and occasionally makes unkind comments to those she perceives as less wealthy or intelligent. However, by the end of the story, Emma does find love, but it is not with Mr. Churchill.

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  • 16. 

    What event do the characters set up at the Crown Inn?

    • A.

      A play

    • B.

      A football match

    • C.

      A ball

    • D.

      A huge feast

    Correct Answer
    C. A ball
    Explanation
    The characters set up a ball at the Crown Inn. A ball is a formal social event where people gather to dance and socialize. It typically involves elegant attire, music, and dancing. This explanation is supported by the fact that a ball is a common event in literature and historical settings, often portrayed as a grand affair where characters come together for entertainment and celebration.

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  • 17. 

    What things made Emma confused about Mr. Elton's feelings? Check all that are true.

    • A.

      A poem

    • B.

      A painting

    • C.

      A bouquet of flowers

    • D.

      A single rose

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. A poem
    B. A painting
    Explanation
    Emma was confused about Mr. Elton's feelings because of a poem and a painting. These two things might have contained subtle hints or messages that made Emma question Mr. Elton's intentions or emotions towards her. The bouquet of flowers and single rose, however, are not mentioned as factors that contributed to Emma's confusion.

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  • 18. 

    What are some reasons why Emma doesn't like Jane? Check all that are correct.

    • A.

      Jane has a cold personality

    • B.

      Jane is difficult to talk to

    • C.

      Jane doesn't answer Emma's questions

    • D.

      Jane is much more beautiful than Emma

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Jane has a cold personality
    B. Jane is difficult to talk to
    C. Jane doesn't answer Emma's questions
    Explanation
    Emma doesn't like Jane because Jane has a cold personality, is difficult to talk to, and doesn't answer Emma's questions.

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  • 19. 

    Why does Emma dislike Mrs. Elton? 

    • A.

      She talks too much

    • B.

      She is rude

    • C.

      She is not well dressed

    • D.

      She comes late to parties

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. She talks too much
    B. She is rude
    Explanation
    Emma dislikes Mrs. Elton because she talks too much and is rude. Emma may find Mrs. Elton's constant chatter annoying and overwhelming. Additionally, Mrs. Elton's rude behavior might make Emma feel uncomfortable or offended, leading to her dislike. The fact that Mrs. Elton is not well dressed or comes late to parties is not mentioned as a reason for Emma's dislike in the given options.

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  • 20. 

    Which people are unhappy when Emma and Mr. Knightley tell everyone they will get married? 

    • A.

      Mr. Elton

    • B.

      Mrs. Elton

    • C.

      Harriet

    • D.

      Mrs. Churchill

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Mr. Elton
    B. Mrs. Elton
    C. Harriet
    Explanation
    Mr. Elton, Mrs. Elton, and Harriet are unhappy when Emma and Mr. Knightley announce their engagement because they all had romantic feelings towards one of them. Mr. Elton had previously expressed his interest in Emma and had been rejected by her, so he is likely bitter and jealous. Mrs. Elton had hopes of marrying Mr. Knightley herself and is disappointed by the news. Harriet, who had a crush on Mr. Knightley, is also unhappy because her romantic hopes have been dashed. Mrs. Churchill's reaction is not mentioned in the question.

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  • 21. 

    What kinds of events do the characters in the book have to meet with each other? 

    • A.

      Parties

    • B.

      Balls

    • C.

      Horse races

    • D.

      Football matches

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Parties
    B. Balls
    Explanation
    In the book, the characters have to meet with each other at parties and balls. These social gatherings provide opportunities for the characters to interact, socialize, and further the plot of the story. Parties and balls are common settings in literature where characters come together, engage in conversations, form relationships, and experience various conflicts or developments in the narrative.

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  • 22. 

    Mr. Knightley believed that Harriet and Mr. Elton would be a good couple.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Mr. Knightley did not believe that Harriet and Mr. Elton would be a good couple. In fact, he strongly opposed their potential relationship and tried to dissuade Harriet from pursuing Mr. Elton. He believed that Mr. Elton was not genuinely interested in Harriet and that she deserved someone better.

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  • 23. 

    Emma thought she should marry Frank Churchill because their families were not connect in any way.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Emma thought she should marry Frank Churchill because their families were not connected in any way. This statement is false. In Jane Austen's novel "Emma," Emma actually believes that she and Frank Churchill would make a good match because their families are connected through friendship. Frank's aunt, Miss Churchill, is married to Mr. Weston, who is a close friend of Emma's father. Therefore, Emma considers Frank Churchill to be a suitable partner due to their familial connection.

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  • 24. 

    Miss Bates comes from a poor family.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Miss Bates comes from a poor family. This means that her family does not have a lot of money or resources. Therefore, the correct answer is True.

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  • 25. 

    Emma wants Harriet to marry Mr. Knightley.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Emma does not want Harriet to marry Mr. Knightley. In fact, Emma is initially against the idea of Harriet marrying anyone, as she believes Harriet is not of high enough social status to be a suitable match for Mr. Knightley. Emma tries to discourage Harriet from pursuing a relationship with Mr. Knightley and instead encourages her to consider other potential suitors. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 26. 

    Mr. Knightley and Jane had a secret engagement for a long time.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Mr. Knightley and Jane had a secret engagement for a long time. However, there is no information provided in the question or any context given that supports this statement. Therefore, we can conclude that the statement is false.

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  • 27. 

    At the end of the book, Emma believes that Robert Martin is a bad, stupid man.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Emma does not believe that Robert Martin is a bad, stupid man at the end of the book. In fact, her opinion of him changes throughout the story. Initially, Emma looks down on Robert Martin because of his lower social status, but as she gets to know him better, she realizes that he is a kind, hardworking, and respectable person. By the end of the book, Emma recognizes her own prejudice and acknowledges that she was wrong about Robert Martin. Therefore, the statement that Emma believes Robert Martin is a bad, stupid man is false.

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