Jane Eyre Chapter 34-35 Questions and Answers

Charlotte Brontë

Chapter 34-35 Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. What does Jane learn about Miss Oliver from St. John?
  2. Why does St. John ask Jane to stop studying German?
  3. What is St. John like to study with?
  4. Why does Jane break down and cry during one of her lessons with St. John?
  5. Why does St. John propose to Jane?
  6. Under what conditions will Jane go to India?
  7. Why does Jane not want to marry St. John?
  8. Why does St. John not accept Jane’s conditions?
  9. What does Diana think about St. John’s proposal?
  10. What causes Jane to reject St. John’s final proposal?

Quiz Answers

  1. St. John tells Jane that Miss Oliver is engaged to be married to another man.
  2. St. John asks Jane to abandon German and study “Hindostanee” with him instead in order to help prepare him for his journey to India.
  3. Jane finds St. John to be a very stern and exacting person to study with.
  4. Jane was excited to receive a letter in the mail—thinking it would have information on Mr. Rochester’s well-being—and when it turns out to be a business letter, she cries in disappointment.
  5. St. John does not love Jane but feels that she has the proper personality for a missionary’s wife.
  6. Jane agrees to go to India with St. John only if she can go as his sister, not his wife.
  7. Jane does not want to marry St. John because she knows it will be a loveless marriage.
  8. St. John claims that he cannot take an unmarried young woman with him to India, as people will know he is not her real brother.
  9. Diana is glad that Jane rejected St. John’s proposal and tells Jane that it would be dangerous for her to go to India.
  10. Jane almost gives in to St. John but is stopped from accepting when she thinks she hears Mr. Rochester’s voice calling her name.