The Ultimate
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 12

Why were Michael Henchard and his family traveling?

  • Michael was looking for a job
  • They were going to visit relatives
  • They were on a family vacation
  • They were looking for a new house

Question 2 of 12

What abominable thing did Henchard do?

  • Sold his wife and daughter in an auction
  • Sold himself in an auction
  • Sold his daughter to a man
  • Sold his wife to a man

Question 3 of 12

What does Henchard swear in a church?

  • He will not drink alcohol for 21 years
  • He will not do drugs for 21 years
  • He will not leave Casterbridge for 21 years
  • He will not date for 21 years

Question 4 of 12

How many years pass before Henchard and his family are reunited?

  • 18
  • 15
  • 12
  • 26

Question 5 of 12

Who does Elizabeth Jane think Henchard is?

  • A long lost relative
  • Her uncle
  • Her father
  • Her mother's friend

Question 6 of 12

What is Henchard doing for work when Susan finds him?

  • He's the mayor
  • He's a business owner
  • He's a hay trusser
  • He's a teacher

Question 7 of 12

Why does Henchard become cold towards Elizabeth Jane?

  • He learns he is not her real father
  • He doesn't want her around after Susan dies
  • He doesn't like that she spends time with Farfrae
  • He can't afford to keep her up

Question 8 of 12

Why does Lucetta come to Casterbridge?

  • To marry Henchard
  • To look for work
  • To keep Elizabeth Jane
  • To help Susan during her illness

Question 9 of 12

What happens when Lucetta meets Farfrae?

  • They fall in love
  • She helps him court Elizabeth Jane
  • She tells him to go away and never come back
  • She tells Elizabeth Jane to stay away from him

Question 10 of 12

Why does Henchard leave Casterbridge?

  • Newman returns and demands to see Elizabeth Jane
  • Newman returns and threatens to hurt him for hiding Elizabeth Jane
  • Newman returns and tells him to leave
  • He doesn't want to see Lucetta and Farfrae together

Question 11 of 12

What night does Henchard return?

  • The night of Elizabeth Jane's wedding
  • The night of Elizabeth Jane's birthday
  • The night of the anniversary of Susan's death
  • The night of the anniversary of Lucetta's death

Question 12 of 12

What is Henchard's dying wish?

  • To be forgotten
  • To be remembered
  • To be loved, even in death
  • To be a hero, even in death

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