Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe Quiz
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Why are weavers typically objects of suspicion in Silas’s day?
They are seen as doing womanly work
They are rootless and have specialized knowledge
They wear only linen clothing
They have bad eyesight
How does Silas know about herbal medicine?
His mother taught him
It was part of the training from his religious sect in Lantern Yard
He has read up on the topic
He doesn’t, he only pretends to
What is dropsy?
A part of a loom
A traditional British breakfast drink
The name of Silas’s pet bunny rabbit
A disease that causes abnormal swelling in the body
Why doesn’t Silas protest his innocence when he is framed for theft?
He is not allowed to speak
He is having a cataleptic fit at the time
He believes God will clear him
He believes he actually did steal the money while having a cataleptic fit
During the period in his life when all he does is work and hoard money, Silas is likened to?
A narrow, nearly dried-up rivulet
A handle or crooked tube
All of the above
From where does Godfrey obtain the one hundred pounds that he lends Dunsey?
The sale of Godfrey’s horse, Wildfire
The rent paid by one of the Squire’s tenants
Money that Godfrey had set aside to give his wife, Molly
Godfrey’s winnings at cards
Why does Godfrey put up with Dunsey’s bullying?
Dunsey can beat him up
Dunsey has threatened to expose Godfrey’s secret marriage
Godfrey is trying to set an example of good Christian forbearance
Godfrey is a masochist and enjoys abuse
Why does Dunsey almost turn around and return home before he gets to the hunt?
He thinks of the idea of bullying Silas into lending money to Godfrey
He wants Godfrey to have to admit to the Squire where the missing money went
He has forgotten his riding whip
He gets cold feet
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