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Howards End

Howards End

by E.M. Forster

Howards End: Bills Toes Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Howards End? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Which is true of all three Schlegel children?


They are terminally ill
They are orphans
They are illiterate
They have serious homework allergies
Q. How did the Schlegels get their money?


Some of it they found growing on a tree; the rest of it fell from the sky
Years of hard work
They robbed a bank
The old fashioned way - they inherited it
Q. What is the nature of the relationship between Helen Schlegel and Paul Wilcox?


They have a brief love affair
Helen hires Paul to landscape the Schlegel’s lawn
Paul is Helen’s personal jester and whipping boy
They are the best of friends
Q. What does Mrs. Wilcox do shortly before dying?


Tells Tibby that she loves him
A good deal of coughing, choking and writhing
One hundred deep knee bends
Converts to Christianity
Changes her will, leaving everything to Margaret
Q. What is holding back Leonard Bast and his ambitions?


A lack of money
A controlling father
Continued associations with a lower class of people
That dry quicksand pit he stepped into can probably take a lot of the blame
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