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  • 1. 

    Why does Tess agree to go to meet Mrs. D'Urberville?

    • A.

      A. She feels guilty for Prince's death.

    • B.

      B. She is impressed by money and title.

    • C.

      C. She wants to associate with a wealthy family.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. She feels guilty for Prince's death.
    Explanation
    Tess agrees to go meet Mrs. D'Urberville because she feels guilty for Prince's death. This suggests that Tess blames herself for the horse's demise and believes that meeting Mrs. D'Urberville can somehow rectify her guilt. The answer implies that Tess's decision is driven by her sense of responsibility and desire to make amends for her perceived role in the horse's death.

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  • 2. 

    Alec is immediately impressed by

    • A.

      A. Tess's beauty

    • B.

      B. Tess's intelligence

    • C.

      C. Tess's fine speaking ability

    Correct Answer
    A. A. Tess's beauty
    Explanation
    Alec is immediately impressed by Tess's beauty.

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  • 3. 

    What does Tess's mother believe will happen to Tess at the D'Urbervilles estate?

    • A.

      A. Alec will hate her.

    • B.

      B. Alec and Tess will fall in love.

    • C.

      C. She will go to work.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Alec and Tess will fall in love.
    Explanation
    Tess's mother believes that Alec and Tess will fall in love at the D'Urbervilles estate. This suggests that Tess's mother has a positive outlook on the situation and believes that a romantic relationship will develop between Alec and Tess during their time at the estate.

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  • 4. 

    When Tess foes to work at Alec's, what does she do when he kisses her cheek?

    • A.

      A. She wipes it off.

    • B.

      B. She kisses him back.

    • C.

      C. She slaps him.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. She wipes it off.
    Explanation
    When Tess goes to work at Alec's, she reacts to his kiss on her cheek by wiping it off. This action suggests that Tess is not interested in any romantic or intimate advances from Alec. It shows her discomfort and unwillingness to engage in any form of affection with him.

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  • 5. 

    After the dance why does Tess ride away with Alec?

    • A.

      A. She feels comfortable with him.

    • B.

      B. She is about to get into a fight with the ladies.

    • C.

      C. She wants to be with Alec.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. She is about to get into a fight with the ladies.
    Explanation
    Tess rides away with Alec because she is about to get into a fight with the ladies. This suggests that she wants to avoid any confrontation or conflict, and chooses to leave the situation by riding away with Alec.

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  • 6. 

    What happens after Alec and Tess leave?

    • A.

      A. Tess looses her virginity.

    • B.

      B. Alec takes Tess to an isolated place in the forest.

    • C.

      C. All of the above.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. All of the above.
  • 7. 

    What does the color red indicate or symbolize in what we know so far about what has happened to Tess?

    • A.

      A. She is hurt by Alec.

    • B.

      B. She is no longer pure and innocent.

    • C.

      C. All of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. C. All of the above
    Explanation
    The color red is often associated with pain, anger, and violence. In the context of Tess, it can symbolize both physical and emotional pain caused by Alec's actions. Additionally, the loss of her purity and innocence can also be represented by the color red, as it is often associated with passion and sexuality. Therefore, option C, "All of the above," is the correct answer as both interpretations are valid in explaining the symbolism of the color red in relation to Tess.

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  • 8. 

    What does Tess name the baby?

    • A.

      A. Abraham

    • B.

      B. Sorrow

    • C.

      C. Noah

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Sorrow
    Explanation
    Tess names the baby Sorrow.

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  • 9. 

    Who baptizes Tess's son?

    • A.

      A. The parson

    • B.

      B. The parson priest

    • C.

      C. Tess

    Correct Answer
    C. C. Tess
    Explanation
    Tess baptizes her own son.

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  • 10. 

    Where is Tess's son buried?

    • A.

      A. In the backyard

    • B.

      B. Meadow near the Durbeyfield home

    • C.

      C. In the cemetery

    Correct Answer
    C. C. In the cemetery
    Explanation
    Tess's son is buried in the cemetery. This suggests that he has passed away and his body has been laid to rest in a designated burial ground. The fact that he is not buried in the backyard or near the Durbeyfield home implies that his death was significant enough to warrant a proper burial in a cemetery.

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  • 11. 

    Who buries the baby?

    • A.

      A. The parson

    • B.

      B. Tess

    • C.

      C. Tess's father

    Correct Answer
    B. B. Tess
    Explanation
    Tess buries the baby.

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  • 12. 

    How old is Tess when she leaves Marlott to work at eh Dairy farm ( it is 3 years since she first went to see Alec)?

    • A.

      A. 16

    • B.

      B. 21

    • C.

      C. 19

    Correct Answer
    C. C. 19
    Explanation
    Tess leaves Marlott to work at the Dairy farm three years after she first went to see Alec. Since she went to see Alec at the age of 16, she would be 19 years old when she leaves Marlott to work at the Dairy farm.

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  • 13. 

    When Tess travels to the dairy farm what is her emotional state?

    • A.

      A. She is angry and remorseful.

    • B.

      B. She has a good heart and a zest for life.

    • C.

      C. She is cynical and depressed.

    Correct Answer
    B. B. She has a good heart and a zest for life.
  • 14. 

    Tess looks forward to going to the dairy farm because

    • A.

      A. no one knows her

    • B.

      B. they pay high salaries.

    • C.

      C. she has always wanted to be a milkmaid.

    Correct Answer
    A. A. no one knows her
    Explanation
    Tess looks forward to going to the dairy farm because no one knows her. This suggests that Tess may be seeking anonymity or a fresh start where she can be free from the judgments or expectations of others. Going to a place where she is unknown allows her to have a sense of freedom and possibly reinvent herself without any preconceived notions or social pressures.

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  • 15. 

    What do Tess's friends at the dairy farm have in common?

    • A.

      A. They are from the same home town.

    • B.

      B. They hate working at the farm.

    • C.

      C. They all love Angel Clare.

    Correct Answer
    C. C. They all love Angel Clare.
    Explanation
    Tess's friends at the dairy farm have in common their love for Angel Clare. This implies that they all share a romantic interest or attraction towards him.

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