The Ultimate
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Why do John and his wife Joan send Tess to visit their relatives?

  • To alleviate their impoverished condition
  • To marry Alec d'Urbervilles
  • To get her out of the house while the baby is born
  • To find their cousin William

Question 2 of 12

The night before her wedding, what does the note contain that Tess slips under her fiancé's door?

  • A description of her transgressions
  • A rejection of their love
  • An invitation to meet in the garden
  • Forgiveness for his actions earlier that day

Question 3 of 12

What does Tess name her baby?

  • Sorrow
  • Alec
  • Sunshine
  • Marlott

Question 4 of 12

Where does Tess meet Angel Clare for the second time?

  • On a dairy farm
  • On the road to Marlott
  • On the boat to America
  • At the May Day dance

Question 5 of 12

Where does Angel Clare leave to get away?

  • Brazil
  • India
  • London
  • America

Question 6 of 12

When Tess meets Alec soon after her wedding, what is his new position?

  • Evangelical minister
  • Cattle rancher
  • Bartender
  • Landlord

Question 7 of 12

Why does Tess finally accept a position at the D’Urberville estate?

  • She blames herself for an accident involving the family’s horse
  • She doesn't have enough money to get home
  • She falls in love with Alec
  • She discovers that she is pregnant

Question 8 of 12

When Angel returns to to Tess, where does he find her?

  • Living with Alec
  • Working on the dairy farm
  • Living at her parent's house
  • On a boat to America

Question 9 of 12

Where does Tess bury her child?

  • The churchyard
  • In the cellar
  • Behind the barn
  • Next to the small stream

Question 10 of 12

Why does Tess consent to living with Alec?

  • She's given up hope that Angel will return
  • She learns that Angel has died
  • She is pregnant again
  • Her parents have disowned her

Question 11 of 12

How does Tess kill Alec?

  • Stabs him with a knife
  • Poisons his soup
  • Shoots him with a gun
  • Hits him with a rock

Question 12 of 12

Where is Tess finally caught by authorities?

  • Stonehenge
  • London
  • The D'Urberville estate
  • A hostel

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