British Fiction for 9th Grade Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a major novel by Jane Austen?

Question 2 2. Why is Sir Walter Scott's genre (the modern historical novel) still popular today?

Question 3 3. Why did Sir Walter Scott first publish his novels anonymously?

Question 4 4. Sir Walter Scott is best known for which series of novels?

Question 5 5. In a surprise twist in Dickens' Great Expectations, which character is revealed to be the child of Magwitch?

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Question 6 6. How does Swift's 'A Modest Proposal' function as a piece of satire?

Question 7 7. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, why does Gulliver go to Lilliput?

Question 8 8. After Charles Dickens' family was released from prison, why did he return to working at the factory?

Question 9 9. In which of Jane Austen's novels do two sisters, Elinor and Marianne, end up marrying Edward Farrars and Colonel Brandon, respectively?

Question 10 10. Morality is a central theme in Dickens' Great Expectations. Which of the following is an example of a character exhibiting moral behavior?

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Question 11 11. What conflict is a common theme among the heroines in Jane Austen's novels?

Question 12 12. Why don't we know much about the personal life of Jane Austen?

Question 13 13. What was Dickens' first novel?

Question 14 14. Who was Ellen Ternan?

Question 15 15. What is George Eliot's real name?

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Question 16 16. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, why is Gulliver exiled by the Houyhnhnms?

Question 17 17. What exactly is the 'modest proposal' named in the title of Swift's essay?

Question 18 18. In Swift's Gulliver's Travels, the Brobdingnagians are primarily characterized by what trait?

Question 19 19. Which legendary literary character is included in Sir Walter Scott's 'Ivanhoe'?

Question 20 20. Why did Dickens use satire in his work?

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Question 21 21. In Dickens' Great Expectations, why does Magwitch gives Pip money?

Question 22 22. What is George Eliot's epic, eight-book pastoral novel?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a presumption as to why Jane Austen didn't marry?

Question 24 24. When did Sir Walter Scott first pick up his love of historical tales?

Question 25 25. What was particularly scandalous about George Eliot's life?

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Question 26 26. What was the format for most of Dickens' published work?

Question 27 27. In Dickens' Great Expectations, which of the following is an example of a character seeking to improve his or her social standing?

Question 28 28. In George Eliot's Silas Marner, how does she challenge one of the norms of her time period?

Question 29 29. In Dickens' Great Expectations, why did Miss Havisham raise Estella?

Question 30 30. What theme/trope really drives George Eliot's work?

British Fiction for 9th Grade Chapter Exam Instructions

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