Organize the following according to chronology.


1.                                                                                                                                           a. Elizabeth meets  Darcy

2.                                                                                                                                           b. Elizabeth marries Darcy

3.                                                                                                                                           c. Elizabeth meets Wikham

4.                                                                                                                                           d. Elizabeth visits Darcy’s estate

5.                                                                                                                                           e. Elizabeth rejects Darcy’s proposal


  6.  At the beginning, the negative aspects of Darcy’s character are PRIMARILY highlighted by


a. Detailed description of his behavior at the first party

b. First-person narration of Mrs. Bennet’s thoughts

c. Contrast with a character - Wickham

d. Dialogue between Lizzy and her father.



7. The assembled guests at the ball are at first attracted to Darcy because:

a. He is rich

b. He is handsome

c. He was tall

d. He is a friend of Bingley, who they already like

e. A,B,C,D are all true



8 . The description - “he was lively and unreserved, danced every dance, was sad that the ball

     closed so early, and talked of giving a party himself at Netherfield”- all of this  emphasizes that



a. Can find something to be pleased with in whatever situation he is in.

b. Loves to talk to men rather than women - because he is not romantic

c. Is a snob who shows off at social events – trying to display his wealth.

d. Has a lot of friends in powerful places – and can afford anything.

e. loves to talk to women – because he prefers their company to the company of men



9. What is the name of the man who has just bought Netherfield?

(a) Mr. Collins.

(b) Mr. Bingley.           

(c) Mr. Wickham.        

(d) Mr. Darcy.



10. How much money does Bingley make every year?

(a)  A lot – but not as much as Darcy.   

(b) 200,000 pounds.     

(c) 3000,000 pounds.   

(d) 500, 000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds



Put the following events in the story in the right order.

11.                                           a          Darcy went to Lydia and Wickham’s wedding.

12.                                           b          Elizabeth turns down Darcy’s first proposal.

13.                                           c          Elizabeth read Darcy’s letter.

14.                                           d          Elizabeth went to Derbyshire with the Gardiners.

15.                                           e          Lydia went to Brighton with Mrs Forster.



16.What does Mrs. Bennett think is her role in life?

(a) Working as a loyal  wife.    

(b) A job for Elizabeth must be found.  

(c) She must be a helpful neighbor.       

(d) Help push for more money for her husband.

(e) Find husbands for her daughters.



 17. How many daughters does Mrs. Bennett have?

(a) 4.   

(b) 3.   

(c) 5.   

(d) 6.



18. What does Mrs. Bennett complain of when her husband denies the request to meet the man who

       has bought Netherfield?

(a) Her husband's unkindness.  

(b) Her poor match.     

(c) Her unmarried daughters.    

(d) Her nerves.



19. Who is Mr. Bennett's favorite daughter?

(a) Elizabeth.   

(b) Kitty.         

(c) Jane.          

(d) Mary.



20. What is the name of the man who has just bought Netherfield?

(a) Mr. Collins.

(b) Mr. Bingley.           

(c) Mr. Wickham.        

(d) Mr. Darcy.



21. What does Mary spend most of her time doing?

(a) Chasing soldiers from the regiment.

(b) Gossiping. 

(c) Reading.    

(d) Writing poetry and singing.



22. Who gives Mrs. Bennett a description of Mr. Bingley when her husband will not?

(a) Lady Lucas.

(b) Lady Catherine.      

(c) Lady De Bourgh.    

(d) Lady Collins.



23. How much money does Darcy make every year?

(a) 1,000 pounds.         

(b) 10,000 pounds.       

(c) 300,000 pounds.     

(d) 500,000 pounds

(e) 600,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 pounds



24.   Upon Mr. Bennet’s death, the Bennet property is

a.         to go to Mr. Hurst

b.         to go to Mr. Gardener

c.         to go to Mr Collins

d.         to go to Elizabeth

e.          to go to Jane


Organize the following according to CAUSALITY


25. Darcy is a snob at the party                 a. Bingley falls for Jane

26. Bingley moves to London                   b. Elizabeth starts to dislike Darcy

27. Jane visits Bingley’s home.                 c.  Jane’s heart is broken

28. Elizabeth goes to Darcy’s estate          d. Elizabeth realizes marriage does not always require passion

29.  Elizabeth visits Charlotte and Collins  e. Elizabeth starts to like Darcy



Organize the following according to who wants whom.  Letters MAY be repeated

30. Lizzy                                              a. Mr. Wickham

31. Jane                                               b. Mr. Gardner

32. Lydia                                             c. Mr. Collins

33. Charlotte                                        d.  Mr. Darcy

34. Caroline Bingley                             e. Mr. Bingley



35. What does Mrs. Bennett think all single men are in pursuit of?

(a) A wife.       

(b) A job.        

(c) A neighbor.

(d) More money.



36. What does Catherine De Bourgh spend most of her time doing in the novel?

(a) Serving in Britain’s Parliament.       

(b) Judging others.       

(c) Reading and writing.

(d) Helping the poor.



37.  The fact of the inheritance of the Bennet property going to Collins is

a.         A comic device used to make fun of the male characters.

b.         A trivial point that could have been better left out.

c.         A crucial point around which the action of the plot revolves.



38. Mr. Collins believes Elizabeth is not serious when she refuses his proposal of marriage because


a.                   He thinks it is normal for a young girl to refuse a man the first time he asks for her hand.


b.         He believes Elizabeth must accept his offer because she is unlikely to receive many other

             high quality offers of marriage.


b.                   He is so conceited that he believes Elizabeth must be in love with him.


d.         A, B, and C are all true.



39. Charlotte Lucas decides to marry Mr. Collins because she believes


a.         He is a good, honest man and she truly loves him.


b.         Elizabeth’s father will not live much longer and Mr. Collins will inherit Longbourn.


c.          .Happiness in marriage is a matter of luck and she has as much chance at happiness with

              Mr. Collins as any other man.



40. Which of the following incidents is an example of Elizabeth’s ignorant prejudice against Darcy? [ Note: PREJUDICE, not REASONED JUDGMENT]


a.                   Elizabeth believes Mr. Darcy is cruel to deny Wickham the “living” promised to him by Darcy’s father.


b.                   Elizabeth believes Mr. Darcy is unfair to use his influence to stop Bingley’s relationship with Jane.


c.                   Elizabeth thinks Darcy should be friendly to people – regardless of their social status.




41. Which word best describes Elizabeth’s first reaction when Darcy proposes?

a.         Satisfaction

b.         Sorrow

c.         Astonishment

d.         Ecstasy



42. Darcy is interested in Elizabeth because

a.         She is a wonderful musician.

b.         She has beautiful eyes, a challenging mind, and a superb sense of humor.

c.         She thinks he is disagreeable and he finds that a challenge.

                          d.         She comes from a good family and has been to the very best schools.

             e.         A, B, and C are correct



43. Which of the following incidents from the story is an example of irony?


a.                   Miss Bingley, while trying to discredit Elizabeth by speaking ill of her to Darcy, in

 return, discredits herself.


b.                   Lydia and Wickham frequently need to ask Elizabeth and Jane for money.


c.                   Darcy mistakes Mr and Mrs Gardiner for nobility when they are really in trade.


d.         Mary wants to entertain more than her sisters do.



44. In a letter to Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy explains that he

a.         Never tried to keep Jane and Bingley apart.

b.         Did not feel that Jane was serious about Bingley.

c.         Did not feel that Bingley was serious about Jane.

d.         Actually tried to get Bingley to keep seeing Jane.




45     Mr Bennet thought that Lizzie was _________ her sisters.

               a [  ] not as clever as             b [  ] prettier than

               c [  ] more intelligent than    d [  ] kinder than


46     Mr Bennet had suffered a bit by being married to his neurotic wife for _____ years.

               a [  ] 23              b [  ] 9                 c [  ] 39                d [  ] 56


47     Mr Bingley made himself popular with ladies by ________ and talking to everyone.

               a [  ] eating             b [  ] smoking              c [  ] dancing           d[ ] gossiping


48     Elizabeth was the jewel of her father’s eye. This saying amounts to a

               a. simile     b.  metaphor    c.  personification    d.  hyperbole    e.  irony


49     Lydia was as impulsive and flighty as a wild little bird. 

               a. simile     b.  metaphor    c.  personification    d.  hyperbole    e.  irony


50     During a visit to Netherfield, Jane was invited to stay because _____.

               a [  ] her horse was too tired to return home          b [  ] she caught a cold

               c [  ] it was too late to go home                            d [  ] Miss Bingley wanted her to


51     Bingley was at home in  _____.

               a [  ] Scotland and Wales        b [  ] London and Meryton   

                c [  ] England and France        d [  ] London and Ireland


52     Bingley had an income of _____ pounds a year.

               a [  ] four or five thousand       b [  ] fifty or sixty thousand   


53     Mrs Bennet was mainly interested in _____ and finding husbands for her daughters.

               a [  ] reading, writing              b [  ] music and art

               c [  ] talking, shopping            d [  ] riding and polo


54     Lydia was the _____ of the Bennet children.

               a [  ] most charming                b [  ] most beautiful   

                c [  ] most intelligent               d [  ] most impulsive


55     It was thought that at the first party Mr Darcy was ________ and considered himself superior

         to country people.

         a [  ] proud and disagreeable         b [  ] kind and sensitive

         c [  ] inferior and vulgar                d [  ] considerate and agreeable


56     Jane was always ready to see the _____.

         a [  ] good side of people’s characters            b [  ] bad side of Mr Darcy

         c [  ] bad side of her parents’ characters         d [  ] bad side of people’s characters


57     Charlotte Lucas was a _____ young woman.

         a [  ] gossipy, scheming, deviou             b [  ] sensible, intelligent, practical

         c [  ] beautiful, vivacious, fascinating     d [  ] superior, obstinate, stubborn


58     Mrs Bennet had a brother who _____.

         a [  ] owned a large house in Ireland                                         b [  ] had no money and many debts

         c [  ] was successful in business, but not aristocratic               d [  ] lived with his parents


59     Mr Bennet’s cousin, _____ would inherit all his property when he died. He is

               a [  ] Mr Collins    b [  ] Mr Wickham    c [  ] Mr Bingley    d [  ] Mr Philips


60     In the girls’ eyes, Mr Wickham appeared far more ________ than the other officers.

                        a [  ] violently powerful in an attractive way   

                        b [  ] vulgar   

                        c [  ] obstinate and prejudiced  

                         d [  ] charming, handsome, and gentlemanly



61.      Later in the story, the reader can know Elizabeth is attracted to Darcy because


a.                   She is delighted to discover that Miss de Bourgh is sickly looking – and will soon

leave Darcy free to make his own decisions about love and marriage.


b.         Since she is upset about Lydia’s elopement, she’s obviously worried that Darcy will not

              want to marry into a family that has been disgraced by an impulsive marriage based on

              passion, not sense.


c.         She rejects Mr. Collins’ marriage proposal – even though Collins could have guaranteed

             her a secure life, a good income, and a sensible marriage.


d.         Both A and C are correct




62. Elizabeth loves her father but does not think he is a perfect father because


a.         He teases his wife in front of the children.

b.         He doesn’t stop impulsive Lydia from going to Brighton

c.         He is unable to change the inheritance of Longbourn – which leaves Longbourn to

             Mr. Collins.

d.                   Both a and b are true


63.    The ladies at the dance admired Darcy until they became aware aware of _________.

         a [  ] his shoes and clothes   b [  ] his proud frown and arrogant silence  

         c [  ] his smile                       d [  ] his terrible dancing and clumsy ways


64     Elizabeth was at first _________ to tempt Darcy – or so Darcy said.

         a [  ] too talkative - or so he said.                      b [  ] not attractive enough – or so he said.

         c [  ] not rich enough -  or so he said.                d [  ] too beautiful - or so he said.


65     Bingley left Netherfield to go to London because  _____.

         a [  ] he wanted meet his parents    b [  ] he wanted to see Elizabeth again

         c [  ] he wanted to see his sister      d [  ] he gave into the advice of Darcy and Caroline.


66     Elizabeth could not understand why Charlotte would agree to marry such an _____ man.       

          a [  ] obstinate and driven                b [  ] socially unimportant   

          c [  ] unsociable and intellectual      d  [ ]   clumsy, boring, and unattractive 


67     Darcy had tried to _____.

         a [  ] encourage Bingley to marry Jane       b [  ] get Wickham to elope with Lydia

         c [  ] separate Bingley and Jane                         d [  ] propose to Jane


68     Lady Catherine warned Elizabeth that if she married Darcy she would _____.

         a [  ] be unhappy                                      

         b [  ] have no friends in the North of England

         c [  ]  forced to sign a prenuptial agreement        

         d [  ] not be respected or even noticed by his family


69      Darcy made Wikham stay with Lydia by

a.       threat

b.       payment

c.       friendship

d.       persuasion 



70. Which of the following statements about the marriages presented in the story is true?


a          Mr. Bennet married Mrs. Bennet because of her wealth and high family background.


b.         Jane and Bingley are happy together because they are in love and have similar temperaments.

c.         Lydia and Wickham are both reckless and impulsive, and they are certain to be happy together

because such personalities are inclined toward long-term stability.


d          Mr. Collins marries Charlotte on the rebound, and will inevitably divorce – because he is still in

            love with Elizabeth, although secretly so.



Matching Families with estates


71. The Bennets                        a. Pemberly


72. The Bingley’s                     b. Rosings


73. The Lucas family                c. Netherfield


74. The De Bourgh family         d. Longbourn


75. Darcy                                 e. Lucas Lodge



76. Elizabeth begins to wonder whether she was right to reject Darcy in view of what she learns

     about Wickham, what she learns about Darcy’s charity, and what she learns about his actions

     to protect Lydia.  Elizabeth’s experience exemplifies the literary phenomenon known as


                a. irony         b.  external conflict        c. internal conflict       d. hyperbole       e. understatement


77.  The point of view of Pride and Prejudice is

         a. First person     b.  Second person    c.  Third Person    d.  Fourth Person    e.  Fifth Person


78. The protagonist of the story is

         a. Jane      b.   Elizabeth    c.  Darcy     d.   Bingley    e.  Mr. Bennet


79. In literature, a FOIL is a person whose personality is presented as a CONTRAST to some

      other character. Darcy has a foil in the story. Darcy’s foil can be seen in


            a. Mr Gardener          b.  Mr Bingley          c.  Mr Hurst      


80. Identify the literary device of PERSONIFICATION

a. The evil in Caroline Bingley

b. The “kiss-up” in flattering Mr. Collins

c. The sun smiling upon the marriages of Jane and Elizabeth

d. The fact that Darcy was a giant of a man.

e. The suggestion that Catherine De Bourgh was an ogre.