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  • Test Based Off Of The "Extract From a Novel" Reading

    Question 1 of 8

    1

    As he travelled, the writer regretted his choice of

    Select one of the following:

    • seat

    • clothes

    • career

    • means of transport

    Question 2 of 8

    1

    What had surprised the writer about the job?

    Select one of the following:

    • There had been no advertisement.

    • He had been contacted by letter.

    • There was an invitation to tea.

    • He had been selected for interview.

    Question 3 of 8

    1

    The writer uses the phrase ‘I had grabbed the lifeline’ (line 16) to show that he felt

    Select one of the following:

    • confident of his ability.

    • ready to consider any offer.

    • cautious about accepting the invitation.

    • forced to make a decision unwillingly.

    Question 4 of 8

    1

    What impression had the writer previously had of Yorkshire?

    Select one of the following:

    • It was a beautiful place.

    • It was a boring place.

    • It was a charming place.

    • It was an unhappy place.

    Question 5 of 8

    1

    What did the writer find unusual about Darrowby?

    Select one of the following:

    • the location of the bus stop

    • the small number of shops

    • the design of the square

    • the lack of activity

    Question 6 of 8

    1

    What did the writer feel the guidebooks had missed about Darrowby?

    Select one of the following:

    • the beauty of the houses

    • the importance of the bridges

    • the lovely views from the town

    • the impressive public spaces

    Question 7 of 8

    1

    How did the writer recognise Skeldale House?

    Select one of the following:

    • The name was on the door.

    • It had red bricks.

    • There was a certain plant outside.

    • It stood alone.

    Question 8 of 8

    1

    How did the writer’s attitude change during the passage?

    Select one of the following:

    • He began to feel he might like living in Darrowby.

    • He became less enthusiastic about the job.

    • He realised his journey was likely to have been a waste of time.

    • He started to look forward to having the interview.