The Ultimate
North and South
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Where did the Hales live before coming to Milton?

  • Helstone
  • London
  • Boston
  • Hartfordshire

Question 2 of 12

From whom does Margaret receive her first proposal in the book?

  • Henry Lennox
  • John Thornton
  • Mr. Bell
  • Nicholas Higgins

Question 3 of 12

Why can't Frederick return to England?

  • He led a mutiny aboard a naval vessel.
  • He is wanted for murder.
  • He could, he just had a disagreement with Mr. Hale and is too proud to return.
  • His new wife won't let him return.

Question 4 of 12

What brought Margaret to the Thornton's house on the occasion she is hit by a rock by the mob?

  • She is in search of a water bed for her mother.
  • She is paying a return social visit at her father's behest.
  • She is returning some medicine she had borrowed previous for her mother.
  • She is looking for John Thornton to please the workers' case.

Question 5 of 12

Which of the following is not true of Leonards?

  • He is one of the instigators in the workers' mob.
  • He was a sailor aboard the same ship as Frederick.
  • He is pushed down a short flight of stairs by Frederick.
  • He dies a drunkard.

Question 6 of 12

Which of the following does not die over the course of the novel?

  • Mary Higgins
  • Leonards
  • Boucher
  • Mr. Hale

Question 7 of 12

Whose idea was the dining hall associated with Thornton's factory?

  • Nicholas Higgins
  • Margaret
  • John Thornton
  • Mr. Bell

Question 8 of 12

What does Margaret give to Nicholas Higgins as a parting gift?

  • Her father's bible
  • An embroidered handkerchief of Betsy's
  • A new hat
  • A personal letter of recommendation

Question 9 of 12

How does Margaret come into her fortune?

  • She inherits it from Mr. Bell.
  • Frederick marries a wealthy woman who sends Margaret a handsome dowry.
  • She inherits her father's trust upon his passing.
  • She backs a risky venture that pays dividends.

Question 10 of 12

Who tells Mr. Thornton about Frederick's having been in England at the time of Mrs. Hale's passing?

  • Nicholas Higgins
  • Mr. Bell
  • Margaret
  • Mrs. Thornton

Question 11 of 12

How many times does Mr. Thornton propose to Margaret?

  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 3

Question 12 of 12

What school does Mr. Bell teach at?

  • Oxford
  • Cambridge
  • King's College
  • University of London

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