William Collins in Pride and Prejudice Quiz

William Collins is one of the most cringe-worthy characters in English literature. Cloying and smug, Collins, perhaps more than any other character in the novel, conveys what is so very wrong with the patriarchal system. Be sure you understand Collins' function by taking this quiz over his character in Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice from eNotes.

  1. Which of the following best describes Collins?

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  2. How is Collins related to Mr. Bennet?

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  3. Who is Collins' patron?

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  4. Why is Collins going to inherit Longbourn?

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  5. What is Collins' job?

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