A Passage to India Quiz 1
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1. Why does Aziz behave rudely to Mrs. Moore when they first meet at the mosque?
She and Mrs. Lesley inadvertently take his tonga.
He thinks that she has not taken off her shoes.
He automatically dislikes all English women.
She interrupts his prayer.
2. All of these are names of Mrs. Moore's children except
3. Which of these characters best represents the Anglo-Indian mindset?
4. What is the one thing that Adela wants most to accomplish from her journey?
She wants to visit the Marabar Caves.
She wants to learn about Hindu philosophy.
She wants to marry Ronny Heaslop.
She wants to see "the real India."
5. Which character claims that it would be better to let all Indians die?
6. According to Forster, which character best represents harmony between east and west?
7. What is the significance of the conversation of the local missionaries?
It shows the inherent tendency of humans to separate into distinct factions.
It foreshadows the the problems in the Marabar Caves.
It emphasizes the difficulty that the Indians and English face interacting with one another.
It shows that even the missionaries in India treat the Indians poorly.
8. According to Fielding, what word best represents India?
9. What is the significance of the collar stud in the novel?
It shows that Aziz has no attention to detial.
It shows that Aziz is too eager to please Fielding.
It shows that Fielding is careless and unresponsive to Aziz
It shows the ease with which the English can misinterpret the actions of the Indians.
10. Which of the following does Ronny Heaslop not cite as an example of how Indians disappointed Adela and Mrs. Moore?
The tea at Fielding's home...