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Chapters 7-10 Questions and Answers

Quiz Questions

  1. What does Mr. Brocklehurst say to Miss Temple about the burnt porridge?
  2. What does Helen say to comfort Jane after Mr. Brocklehurst makes her stand on the stool?
  3. What contributes to the outbreak of typhus at Lowood?
  4. Why isn’t Jane worried when she learns that Helen has consumption?
  5. What does Helen believe about death?
  6. What changes are made at Lowood after the typhoid epidemic?
  7. How has Jane’s personality changed in her eight years at Lowood?
  8. What prompts Jane to want to leave Lowood?
  9. Who from Gateshead visits Jane at Lowood?
  10. Who is John Eyre?

Quiz Answers

  1. He chastises her for giving the girls bread and cheese instead of forcing them to eat the burnt porridge.
  2. Helen tells Jane that Mr. Brocklehurst is disliked by the girls and that they would only have disliked Jane if he had given her special preference.
  3. The unsanitary conditions at the school coupled with its damp and swampy location prove to be a breeding ground for disease. That the girls are unhealthy and undernourished makes...

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