Today is quiz day! All in good fun, so no worries of rapped knuckles or time-outs in the corner. It is even an open book test! Get your copy of Mr. and Mrs. Fitzwilliam Darcy out and answer best as you can. Just try not to get lost in the story while searching. *wink* Answers will be posted on Sept. 2.
Tell me what chapter it occurred in.
1) Darcy is caught in a severe rainstorm and gets waylaid at an inn.
2) Lizzy finally accesses the special books her husband keeps locked in a cupboard.
3) Darcy is surprised in his dressing room and loses all control!
4) Lizzy tells Darcy of girlhood dreams.
5) Lizzy compares Darcy to a bottle of fine red wine.
6) Lizzy visits Darcy’s secret grotto for the first time.
7) Darcy and Lizzy share the story of their first crush and kiss.
8) Lizzy meets Mr. Henry Vernor.
9) Darcy and Lizzy share a tub bath.
10) Darcy shows his wife the scars obtained when falling from a tree as a youth.
11) They have a picnic by the lake, in winter!
12) A special painting is shown to Lizzy by Darcy.
13) Georgiana returns to Pemberley
14) The Darcys have their first major fight.
15) Darcy and Lizzy revisit dancing the sarabande.
Fill in the blanks.
A test of your memory!
1) The name of the colt, Parsifal’s offspring.
2) The poet quoted in the moonlit garden quote game.
3) The gift Lizzy gives Darcy on their one-week anniversary.
4) The name of the villain first introduced at the masque.
5) Which footman escorts Lizzy on her shopping spree in Lambton?
6) Lizzy’s first serious discussion with Mrs. Reynolds is about what event?
7) Name the scandalous dance that takes place at the masque.
8) Give the name of the impromptu band that an intoxicated Darcy was a part of at Cambridge.
9) What animal frightens Lizzy, leading to her fall into the ravine?
10) Name the estate of Lord Matlock where the duel took place.
11) What object did Lizzy forcefully use to resist Lord Orman’s advances? What damage was caused to the Marquis?
12) Name the play performed at the Cole’s Masque.
13) What animal does Darcy liken himself to, as far the singletons of Derbyshire are concerned?
14) Name the artist of the horse statue gifted to Darcy for Christmas.
15) What baubles did the maids create and hang to ensnare unattached footmen?
Who said it?
Read the quote and tell me who is speaking.
1) “Indeed, Mr. Darcy is patience personified. All can attest to the fact. Even his horses declare it so!”
a. Lord Matlock
c. Mr. Keith
d. Col. Richard Fitzwilliam
2) “True love is it? How touching. Never would have suspected you to be the romantic type. Perhaps her gracing me with her lovely smiles was more than you could bear?”
a. Richard Fitzwilliam
b. Stephen Lathrop
c. Gerald Vernor
d. Marquis of Orman
3) “Elizabeth, do not fret. It will remain discreet and William would never be angry with you for this. You said no one noticed.”
a. Amelia Lathrop
b. Mrs. Reynolds
d. Lady Matlock
4) “Cute? I am not certain how manly it is to be labeled ‘cute.’”
a. Richard Fitzwilliam
d. Mr. Thurber
5) “I made no such promise. You merely asked me to pity your advanced age and presumed I would acquiesce. Besides, I have the utmost faith in your stamina and capabilities.”
b. Lady Matlock
c. Bertha Vernor
d. Mrs. Gardiner
6) “Miss Darcy, your bust is an amazing likeness. As is yours, Mr. Darcy. Superb artisanship. Mrs. Darcy, will you have a bust sculpted as well?”
a. Mrs. Reynolds
b. Amelia Lathrop
c. Mrs. Gardiner
d. Mr. Keith
7) “Hurry, Mrs. Reynolds! Do as he asks and then come back and I shall tell you what is happening. Oh, it is the most wonderful thing!”
d. Mrs. Langton
8) “In truth, Pemberley is not as difficult to navigate as some manors I have been in. Rosings, for instance, is far older, and I have always imagined the original architects taking perverse delight in designing a maze of halls and rooms with the singular intention of confusing the inhabitants.”
a. Mr. Keith
d. Richard Fitzwilliam
9) “I am certain that Mr. Darcy has warned you that the rumors of your grace and beauty have preceded your entry into our little community. Now I shall be able to brag to all that I beheld you first and can glowingly proclaim that the rumors pale in comparison to the reality that was before me.”
a. Gerald Vernor
b. Henry Vernor
c. Lord Matlock
d. Mr. Taylor
10) “Richard exaggerates, my dear Georgiana. I am certain you would discover that the realities are contrary to his stories. Nonetheless, his wit does pass the time.”
b. Jonathan Fitzwilliam
c. Lady Matlock
d. Stephen Lathrop
No stress! Just have fun with the quizzes. And remember, names will be added to the hat for the drawing to win a signed copy of Loving Mr. Darcy: Journeys Beyond Pemberley. I do hope you enjoyed yourselves. Now, don’t forget the ongoing discussion of Mr. and Mrs. FDarcy down the page! Great topics have been raised already, so lets keep it going.