Persuasions #6, 1984                                                                                                                Page 64

ANSWERS FOR THE QUIZ ON PERSUASION

(Quiz answer references are from Chapmanís edition of Persuasion, Third Edition. Many thanks to Carol Ann Krug Graves from the Northern California Region of JASNA, for her assistance with the quiz answers.) 

I.  1. Kellynch is in Somersetshire (3)

    2. Anne stayed at Uppercross two months (September to November) (123)

    3. Michaelmas is September 29 (48)

    4. Bath is 50 miles from Kellynch (14)

    5. Mr. William Elliotís occupation was the law (8)

    6. Asp - good weather, taking of French privateers and a French frigate, avoiding a gale (66)

    7.  Laconia - the happiness of Captain Harville (67)

    8. Mr. Elliot’s greatest failing was that he wasn't open and was too generally agreeable (161)

    9.  The Harvilles house (99)

  10. Captain Benwick (167)

II. 1. Sir Walter Elliot was 54 years old (4)

         Elizabeth Elliot was 29 years old (7)

         William Walter Elliot was about 30 years old (105)

         Anne Elliot was 27 years old (29)

     2.  The Musgroves lived at Uppercross (3)

          The Haytors lived at Winthrop (76)

     3. The Elliots lived in Camden Place (124)

         Lady Dalrymple and Miss Carteret lived in Laura Place (149)

     4. Mr. Shepherd was Sir Walter’s agent (9)

         Dr. Shirley was the  rector of Uppercross (78)

          Mrs. Smith was Anne’s school friend (152)

          Miss Carteret  was the daughter of Lady Dalrymple (148)

     5. Mary Musgrove the employer of Jemima (45)

          Sir Walter was the employer of Mackenzie, the gardener at Kellynch (38)

III. Who said the following and to whom?

     1. By Sir Walter to Mrs. Clay (145)

     2. By Captain Wentworth to Anne (190)

     3. Mrs. Smith to Anne (195)

     4. Anne to Captain Harville (234)

     5. Mrs. Musgrove to Captain Wentworth (67) ď

     6.  Louisa Musgrove to Captain Wentworth (87)

     7. Captain Wentworth to Mrs. Croft (62)

 

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