GR: The NA Quiz
Written by Cheryl
(4/22/2003 1:07 a.m.)
I found this quiz written by Elaine Bander in the 1998 copy of Persuasion the journal of the JASNA Annual General Meeting. See how many you can get, having studied the book so closely for four weeks now. I will confess that I only got 41 out of the 55 questions. :-/
The Heroine's Childhood
What is Mr. Morland's Christian name?
How many livings does he hold?
How many siblings does Catherine have?
Catherine Morland is the ___-born child in the Morland Family
What was her favorite game as a child?
The Heroine's Education
At what age did Catherine begin to study music?
For how long did she continue to study the spinnet?
The fable she finally learned to recite was written by:
From whom did she learn French?
At what age did Catherine begin to enjoy books, provided they had no information?
The Heroine's Introduction to Society
How far from Salisbury is Fullerton?
How much money does Mr. Morland give Catherine for her expenses in Bath?
Where in Bath do the Allens take lodgings?
If the Parrys had visited Bath, as they had once talked of doing, Catherine might have been able to dance with which Parry on her first visit to the Upper Rooms?
Enter the Hero
Where in Bath does Catherine meet Henry Tilney?
Who introduces them?
How is Catherine dressed on that occasion?
Which breeds of dogs does Henry keep?
On what day of the week does Catherine meet Isabella Thorpe?
Where do they meet?
How many sisters does Isabella Thorpe have?
Which of her brothers is at sea?
Where do the Thorpes live?
What was Mr. Thorpe's (the father's) profession?
How old is Isabella?
The Horrid Novels
List the titles of the eight "horrid" novels that Isabella plans to read with Catherine
Which of these novels was Jane Ausen's father reading during the Austen's journey from Godmersham to Steventon in October 1798?
Sisters and Brothers
This brother refuses to drive his sister about Bath
This brother teases his sister for her misuse of language
This brother quizzes his sister at a ball
This brother reproaches his sister for obstinacy
This sister is convinced of her brother's comparative sobriety
This sister praises her brother's kindness
This sister urges her brother's suit
Identify the Speakers of the Following Lines
"I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible."
"[T]here are more ways than one of our being sisters."
"The cottage remains."
"Let me only have the girl I like, say I, with a comfortable house over my head, and what care I for all the rest?"
"I have just learned to love a hyacinth."
"There are omse charming little villas about Richmond"
Who trims her hat with green ribbons?
Who wears pearls in her hair?
Who will wear purple even though she looks hideous in it?
Who wore puce-colored sarsenet?
To what does the phrase "the men all good for nothing, and hardly any women at all" refer?
Name Captain Tilney's regiment
What was Mrs. Tilney's maiden name?
What is the dinner hour at Northanger Abbey?
Conclusion In one hundred words or less, write a concluding sentence for the Gothic tale that Henry invneted for Catherine on the drive to Northanger Abbey.
Please do not post your answers here, but feel free to comment on the quiz, the easiest or most difficult sections, or to post you own ending to Henry's Gothic tale. I will post the answers in a few days.