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A STEP BEYOND
TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. The Crocodile Book is
A. David's childhood storybook
_____ 2. Mr. Mell is a school teacher
_____ 3. Tommy Traddles is always doodling
_____ 4. Ten-year-old David walks from London to Dover because
A. he's following the Micawbers
_____ 5. Mr. Wickfield's "one motive" is
A. to send Jack Maldon abroad
_____ 6. Rosa Dartle's scar was caused by
A. young David biting her
_____ 7. Two contrasting ideas of "firmness" are held by
A. Mr. Murdstone and Aunt Betsey
_____ 8. As he gets older, Barkis
A. gets short of breath
_____ 9. David's secret courtship of Dora is discovered when
A. Mr. Mills comes home early
_____ 10. One happy partnership in this book is
A. Omer and Joram
11. Do you think David is the hero of this book? Why or why not?
12. Are the Micawbers a portrait of a happy family? Defend your answer.
13. Do you think Dickens identifies with David? Support your opinion.
14. Is David Copperfield a satirical novel? Discuss specific examples.