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Reading Comprehension Test. James Joyce. From "The Dead"

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Reading Comprehension Test. James Joyce. From "The Dead"

Directions: Select the best answer from the choices provided. Write the letter of your answer on the line next to the number.

  1. The scene of the passage is the house of Julia, Kate, and Mary Ann
    1. during dinner at the annual dance
    2. just before their annual dance.
    3. Just after their annual dance, as the guests depart.
  2. Mary Ann is Miss Kate and Miss Julia's
    1. niece.
    2. younger sister.
    3. cousin.
  3. The one thing that the sisters could not tolerate was
    1. back answers.
    2. a messy house.
    3. malicious gossip.
  4. Based on the reading, which of the following statements is true?
    1. The Morkan sisters treat the household help cruelly.
    2. The Morkan sisters are disappointed that their party had fallen flat.
    3. The Morkan sisters enjoy eating well.
  5. Lily is
    1. Kate and Julia's niece.
    2. the caretaker's daughter.
    3. a guest at the annual dance.

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