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The Short Stories of Saki Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

In the short story The Lumber Room by H.H. Munro, where does Nicholas's aunt think he is sneaking off to?

The gooseberry garden

Question 2 2. In Saki's Dusk, how does Norman Gortsby describe the mind set of the people walking by?

Question 3 3. Mrs. Quabarl is no less opinionated than Lady Carlotta in The Schartz-Metterklume Method, especially when it comes to what?

Question 4 4. As explained in The Open Window, why has Framton Nuttel moved to this more remote section of the country?

Question 5 5. In Saki's The Toys of Peace, what do Harvey and his sister read at the beginning of the story?

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Question 6 6. In the short story 'The Lumber Room' by Saki, which theme does the aunt's behavior explore?

Question 7 7. Why does the bachelor tell his story in ''The Storyteller?''

Question 8 8. Where does Saki's The Mouse take place?

Question 9 9. In H. H. Munro's Tobermory, how does Tobermory die?

Question 10 10. One strange element of the story ''The Guests'' is that the entire action occurs in the context of a _____.

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Question 11 11. Approximately what time of day does Nuttel visit the Sappleton house in The Open Window?

Question 12 12. Why is Conradin's private religion surprising in 'Sredni Vashtar'?

Question 13 13. In The Schartz-Metterklume Method, how does Lady Carlotta respond to requests to speak French at dinner in the Quabarl household?

Question 14 14. In ''The Toys of Peace,'' Eleanor and her brother Harvey seem to represent the two sides of an argument that is still talked about and researched today. Which argument, or theme, is this?

Question 15 15. What situation causes Lady Carlotta to miss her train in The Schartz-Metterklume Method?

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Question 16 16. Saki's ending in ''The Storyteller'' addresses the theme of pride, as the aunt will likely be asked for an embarrassing and _____ story in the future.

Question 17 17. Once Sylvia succeeded in getting Mortimer to marry her in 'The Music on the Hill', what was the next step in her plan?

Question 18 18. What does Saki mean about Vera being 'self-possessed' in ''The Open Window?''

Question 19 19. Which part of the niece's story about ''The Open Window'' is false?

Question 20 20. What is Ulrich von Gradwitz hunting for at the beginning of The Interlopers?

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Question 21 21. Like her brother, Eleanor appears to be educated in ''The Toys of Peace.'' What is our clue that she is educated?

Question 22 22. In Sredni Vashtar by Saki, what does Conradin choose to be his God?

Question 23 23. Which frequently recurring character in Saki's short stories makes fools of members of upscale British society?

Question 24 24. In the short story The Lumber Room by Saki (H.H. Monro), what item in the lumber room holds Nicholas's attention the longest?

Question 25 25. In Saki's Dusk, what kind of mood is the young man in when he sits down?

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Question 26 26. The action in The Schartz-Metterklume Method all begins when Mrs. Quabarl mistakes Lady Carlotta for Miss Hope, her family's new _____.

Question 27 27. What reason does Vera give for Framton leaving so suddenly at the conclusion of The Open Window?'

Question 28 28. In Saki's The Toys of Peace, who does Eleanor suggest that Harvey give the civilian toys to as an experiment?

Question 29 29. In the short story 'The Lumber Room' by Saki, which of the following is true about Nicholas?

Question 30 30. What is the prince's garden full of in ''The Storyteller?''

The Short Stories of Saki Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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