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1. What keeps Pip from accepting Herbert’s job offer?
A. His pride in being a gentleman
B. A reluctance to work for Herbert
C. Caring for Magwitch during his illness and trial
D. Feeling that becoming a clerk is below his station2. Like in Compeyson’s case, the court ruled in Molly’s favor based on her
A. appearance.
B. plea.
C. testimony.
D. reputation.3. Pip believes Molly is
A. Miss Havisham’s daughter.
B. Estella’s mother.
C. Wemmick’s mistress.
D. Pip’s benefacto4. Pip’s love life contrasts with Herbert’s because
A. Pip and Herbert are both in love with Estella.
B. Herbert can’t marry his love because of finances.
C. Herbert isn’t truly in love with Clara, just the idea of her.
D. Herbert’s fiancée is obsessed with status, which Herbert doesn’t have5. In exchange for 900 pounds for Herbert’s business, Miss Havisham asks for
A. Pip to save her life.
B. Orlick to become her servant.
C. Pip’s forgiveness.
D. Pip to marry Estella.6. Reread the following excerpt about the Finches of the Grove.…we put ourselves down for election into a club called The Finches of the Grove: the object of which institution I have never divined, if it were not that the members should dine expensively once a fortnight, to quarrel among themselves as much as possible after dinner, and to cause six waiters to get drunk on the stairs.What’s the narrator’s attitude toward this club?
A. He joins only because Estella told him to.
B. He has a low opinion of its purpose and members.
C. He’s indifferent to the club, but joins because of Herbert.
D. He believes it’s a prestigious club for the elite of society.7. Reread the following statement that Estella makes to Pip about marrying Drummle:”Don’t be afraid of my being a blessing to him, I shall not be that.”Estella implies that
A. she wishes the situation were different and that she could be with Pip.
B. Drummle should be afraid of her and her mother.
C. she thinks Drummle, and all men, should be in charge of their own happiness.
D. she’ll carry on her cold mission to make men miserable, now with Drummle as her victim.
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8. What’s significant about Pip deciding to marry Biddy?
A. It reveals his jealousy of Orlick and Joe.
B. It shows that he no longer loves Estella.
C. It shows his humility; he isn’t feeling superior to his upbringing anymore.
D. It parallels his character to that of Wemmick’s.9. What’s Wemmick’s “greenhouse”?
A. Jaggers’ law office
B. Newgate prison
C. Walworth
D. Barnard’s Inn10. Magwitch looks at Pip “with an air of admiring proprietorship,” indicating that
A. his generosity towards Pip is anything but honest.
B. the convict feels a parental pride in what his patronage has done for Pip.
C. he believes that he owns Pip and Pip is indebted to him.
D. he expects Pip to do exactly what he says because he has paid Pip’s way
Why do Pip and Herbert plan to row along the river daily?
A. To explain why they bought a boat
B. For payment in order to pay off their debts
C. To throw Compeyson off Magwitch’s tracks
D. To prepare to sneak Magwitch out of London12. Reread Magwitch’s speech in the boat headed out of London:”Ay, I s’pose I think so, dear boy. We’d be puzzled to be more quiet and easy-going than we are at present. But – it’s a-flowing so soft and pleasant through the water, p’raps, as makes me think it – I was a-thinking through my smoke just then, that we can no more see to the bottom of the next few hours, than we can see to the bottom of this river what I catches hold of. Nor yet we can’t no more hold their tide than I can hold this. And it’s run through my fingers and gone, you see!” holding up his dripping hand.In this passage, the river is a metaphor for
A. life.
B. water.
C. patronage.
D. smoke.14. Read the following statement by Estella when she and Miss Havisham argue about whether Estella should love Miss Havisham:I have never been unfaithful to you or your schooling. I have never shown any weakness.Miss Havisham is upset because
A. Estella considers loving anyone, even Miss Havisham, a weakness.
B. Estella’s feelings for Pip have blinded her to all other love.
C. she feels Estella is too cold to even love her mother.
D. she feels guilt for never truly loving Estella.15. What does Pip whisper to Magwitch on his deathbed to give him peace?
A. He tells him his daughter is alive, a lady, and loved.
B. He tells him his wife hasn’t gone to prison.
C. He tells him he’s the father Pip never had.
D. He promises to give all his expectations to charity.
16. Through Trabb’s boy, the reader sees Pip as
A. a victim of post-Industrial Revolution London.
B. lost in London.
C. generous and kind.
D. snobbish and superior.17. Reread the following excerpt about Mrs. Joe’s funeral:When they were all gone, and when Trabb and his men…had crammed their mummery into bags, and were gone too, the house felt wholesomer.The word “mummery” is suggestive of play acting. This implies that the funeral rituals are
A. understated.
B. gaudy and absurd.
C. mournful and solemn.
D. serious.17. Reread the following excerpt about Mrs. Joe’s funeral:When they were all gone, and when Trabb and his men…had crammed their mummery into bags, and were gone too, the house felt wholesomer.The word “mummery” is suggestive of play acting. This implies that the funeral rituals are
A. understated.
B. gaudy and absurd.
C. mournful and solemn.
D. serious.19. Pip’s life without his great expectations is
A. a disappointment to him, as he had no land or money to speak of.
B. exactly as it would have been had Miss Havisham, Estella, and Magwitch never been in his life.
C. mirrored in Compeyson’s life of crime.
D. a fitting resolution to his transformation, as he finds moderate success by working.20. Pip’s uncontrolled spending habits represent
A. his constant search for material things to raise his social status.
B. his need to earn Jaggers’ approval as a gentleman.
C. his generosity towards providing for his poor family.
D. an effort to impress Herbert.