English 10 - "The Necklace" Review
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Why is Madame Loisel constantly unhappy?

    answer choices

    Her husband is unkind.

    Her health is not good.

    She wants more friends.

    She longs to be wealthy.

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the most likely conclusion that readers can draw about Madame Loisel’s character, based on the life she desires?

    answer choices

    She only cares about her husband.

    She cares primarily about material things.

    She is kind and generous.

    She is a simple person with few needs.

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What does Monsieur Loisel’s treatment of his wife most clearly reveal about his character?

    answer choices

    He has grown tired of his wife’s complaints.

    He cares far too much about material things.

    He cares deeply about his wife’s happiness.

    He likes accompanying his wife to fancy receptions.

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What decision do the Loisels make after they fail to find the lost necklace?

    answer choices

    They decide to leave the country.

    They decide to admit they lost the necklace.

    They decide to buy a cheap imitation.

    They decide to replace it.

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What long-term effects does the loss of the necklace have on the Loisels’ lives?

    answer choices

    The loss of the necklace causes the Loisels to go into debt, live in poverty, and work at multiple jobs.

    The loss of the necklace causes the Loisels to fight, separate, and seek a divorce.

    The loss of the necklace brings the Loisels closer together and makes their marriage stronger.

    The loss of the necklace causes the Loisels to adopt a life of crime in order to repay their debts.

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the meaning of refinement?

    answer choices

    power and great strength

    loyal and trustworthy

    poor and helpless

    politeness and good manners

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What does exquisite mean?

    answer choices

    extremely beautiful and, typically, delicate.

    expensive and unique

    helpful and kind

    intelligent and hardworking

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the meaning of the term homage?

    answer choices

    relief

    honor

    sincerity

    satisfaction

  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q.

    "He brought her wraps so that they could leave and put them around her shoulders—the plain wraps from her everyday life whose shabbiness jarred with the elegance of her evening dress. She felt this and wanted to escape quickly so that the other women, who were enveloping themselves in their rich furs, wouldn’t see her."

    What underlying meaning does the coat most likely represent in this story?

    answer choices

    Madame Loisel’s failure to appreciate the all good things in life.

    Madame Loisel’s ecstatic enjoyment of the good things in her life.

    Madame Loisel’s embarrassment over her situation in life

    Madame Loisel’s attitude about her own health and well-being.

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How does Monsieur Loisel react to the party?

    answer choices

    He is embarrassed of his wife’s clothing.

    He becomes tired and bored with the party after a while.

    He hates the party and the people who attend it.

    He is having a great time at the party and doesn't want to leave.

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is Madame Loisel’s attitude toward the sacrifices that she and her husband must make as they work to replace the necklace?

    answer choices

    determined and courageous

    happy and excited

    depressed and sad

    angry and resentful

  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement summarizes one of the main messages of “The Necklace”?

    answer choices

    People should learn to be happy with what they have rather than longing for things beyond their reach.

    People should always strive to build better lives for themselves, regardless of the sacrifices they must make.

    People should strive to improve their lives and be better than their friends.

    People should be encouraged to live beyond their means.

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following events from “The Necklace” best illustrates situational irony?

    answer choices

    By trying to look rich enough to own a diamond necklace, Madame Loisel winds up poorer than she was before, and must sacrifice her best years working to replace the lost necklace.

    Madame Loisel is a great success at the party, even though the event is meant to honor her husband’s boss.

    In order to please his wife, Monsieur Loisel agrees to pay more than the couple can afford for a dress.

    The Loisels are able to find a new necklace that looks exactly like the other one.

  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which event demonstrates the surprise ending in “The Necklace”?

    answer choices

    Madame Loisel tells Madame Forestier that she had lost the necklace that her friend had lent to her.

    Madame Forestier tells Madame Loisel that the necklace that had been lost was a fake that was worth very little.

    Madame Forestier does not recognize her old friend Madame Loisel because Madame Loisel has aged so much.

    Madame Loisel tells Madame Forestier that she had had a very hard life because she had to replace the lost necklace.

  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the main effect of irony on the reader?

    answer choices

    It evokes feelings of superiority in the reader because the reader knows he or she would never act so foolishly.

    It makes the reader realize that people who suffer and live miserable lives have largely brought it on themselves.

    It makes the reader realize that it is more important to have material things than friendship.

    It causes the reader to feel sympathy for the harsh life Madame Loisel unnecessarily led.

  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is the meaning of the Latin root -splend-?

    answer choices

    practical or useful

    brilliant or radiant

    secondary or inferior

    behind or after

  • Question 17
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The friends gathered around the table. The lunch was served.

    Which sentence shows a semicolon correctly used to combine the sentences?

    answer choices

    The friends gathered; around the table the lunch was served.

    The friends gathered around; the table the lunch was served.

    The friends gathered around the table; the lunch was served.

    The friends gathered around the table and; the lunch was served.

  • Question 18
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which sentence uses the semicolon correctly?

    answer choices

    Bring any two items however sleeping bags; and tents are in short supply.

    Bring any two items; however, sleeping bags and tents are in short supply.

    Bring any two items, however; sleeping bags and tents are in short supply.

    Bring any two items: however; sleeping bags and tents are in short supply.

  • Question 19
    900 seconds
    Q. Which word best describes Madame Loisel's friendship with Madame Forestier?
    answer choices
    equality
    companionship
    sympathy
    envy
  • Question 20
    900 seconds
    Q. Which of the following literary elements is prominent in the story's ending?
    answer choices
    metaphor
    irony
    flashback
    point of view
  • Question 21
    900 seconds
    Q. Which best describes Madame Loisel's feelings at the end of the story? 
    answer choices
    happiness
    indifference
    astonishment
    fear
  • Question 22
    300 seconds
    Q. Which of the following IS NOT a THEME of "The Necklace"?
    answer choices
     Pride can lead to one's downfall.
    Honesty is best even when it may be difficult.
    Appearances can be deceiving.
    Loaning personal items to others is never wise.
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q. Mr. Loisel forfeits ______ so that his wife can purchase a new dress
    answer choices
    a new briefcase
    new shoes
    new suit for work
    a new rifle to go hunting 
  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q. Which one of these does not happen?
    answer choices
    Loisel borrows money from every possible source
    Loisel does business with loan sharks
    Loisel steals money from his boss
    Loisel uses his father's inheritance
  • Question 25
    900 seconds
    Q. Which city is the setting for "The Necklace"?
    answer choices
    London
    Paris
    Rome
    New York
  • Question 26
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why is the borrowed necklace so important to Mathilde?

    answer choices

    because it will distract from her shabby old dress

    because it will convince others that she is someone else

    because she will look as though she belongs at the party

    because she will have the opportunity to steal it

  • Question 27
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is Monsieur Loisel’s solution to his wife’s problem?

    answer choices

    He is going to sell his gun to buy her a dress.

    He is going to give her money he saved for himself to buy a dress.

    He is going to ask a friend to borrow money to buy her a dress.

    He is going to help her borrow a dress worth 400 francs from her friend.

  • Question 28
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Why is Madame Forestier “deeply moved” at Mathilde’s confession?

    answer choices

    because Mathilde worked so hard to replace her valuable necklace

    because she never realized the necklace was a replacement

    because Mathilde worked so hard to replace a cheap necklace

    because Mathilde was too afraid to tell her friend the truth

  • Question 29
    60 seconds
    Q. Throughout the story Mathilde values
    answer choices
    love
    knowledge
    appearances
    family
  • Question 30
    60 seconds
    Q. The Loisel's went from jeweler to jeweler looking for a 
    answer choices
    fake necklace
    an identical necklace
    the lost necklace 
    a different necklace
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