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Question 1 of 13

Who narrates the story?

  • Mary Smith
  • Matty Jenkyns
  • Peter Jenkyns
  • Betty Barker

Question 2 of 13

What social faux pas does Captain Brown commit when he first arrives in town?

  • He admits he is poor
  • He asks the clergy for money
  • He doesn't host a party the first weekend
  • He burps at the dinner party

Question 3 of 13

How does Captain Brown die?

  • He is run over by a train while saving a child
  • He is shot in the back by an unknown assailant
  • He is hit by a falling tree
  • He is run over by a runaway carriage

Question 4 of 13

What does Matty's older sister call her?

  • Matilda
  • Little one
  • Unfortunate chit
  • Matty

Question 5 of 13

Who was in love with Miss Matty?

  • Thomas Holbrook
  • Captain Brown
  • Captain Wentworth
  • Mr Wixstrom

Question 6 of 13

What special honor does Mr Holbrook show Miss Matty?

  • Putting tobacco in his pipe
  • Seats her on a dais
  • Walks with her round the old oak tree
  • Asks her to be his daughter's godmother

Question 7 of 13

What does Martha ask of Miss Matty after she gets married?

  • For Miss Matty to be her lodger
  • For Miss Matty to pay her all her wages back
  • For Miss Matty to leave town
  • For Miss Matty to move with her to Italy

Question 8 of 13

What does Peter send to his mother that arrives after she dies?

  • A silk scarf
  • A kimono
  • A parasal
  • A kilt

Question 9 of 13

Where is Peter sent when he goes overseas?

  • India
  • France
  • China
  • Italy

Question 10 of 13

What did Miss Matty do when Miss Betty called on her earlier than normal one morning?

  • She puts on 2 caps
  • She breaks the china
  • She falls down the stairs
  • She feigns a headache and has to lie down

Question 11 of 13

Who ultimately hires Signor Brunoni?

  • Peter Jenkyns
  • Betty Barker
  • Deborah Jenkyns
  • Mary Smith

Question 12 of 13

What bank lost all its money?

  • Town and Country Bank
  • First Merchant Bank
  • Northern Rock Bank
  • New Century Bank

Question 13 of 13

What type of business does Mary open?

  • A pop up tea shop
  • A mom and pop restaurant
  • A hat shop
  • A mending business

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