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A Doll's House

A Doll's House


by Henrik Ibsen

Reading Quizzes

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Act One


1. What is the porter carrying and why does Nora tell the maid to hide it?
2. What does Nora take out of her pocket to snack on?
3. What does Torvald call Nora?
4. What does Torvald scold Nora for doing?
5. What does Torvald do to make Nora feel better?
6. What does Nora promise Torvald?
7. What happened to the paper flowers Nora made last Christmas?
8. Who comes to visit Nora?
9. Why did Nora and her family spend a year in Italy, and how could they afford it?
10. What does Torvald say Krogstad's life is full of?


1. The porter is carrying a Christmas tree, and Nora tells the maid to hide it because she doesn't want the children to see it before it's decorated.
2. Nora takes macaroons out of her pocket.
3. He calls Nora his skylark and his squirrel.
4. Torvald scolds Nora for spending too much money on gifts.
5. Torvald gives Nora some money.
6. Nora promises Torvald she will stop eating cookies.
7. The cat tore them up.
8. Her childhood friend Christine.
9. Torvald was sick. Torvald thinks Nora borrowed the money from her parents, but she really took out a loan from Krogstad.
10. Torvald says Krogstad's life is full of lies.