Part 5: Multiple Choice



1Rebecca’s mood at the start of the story is
calm and reflective.
cross and irritable.
restless and agitated.
sad and upset.

2What action does Rebecca take with her daughter?
She reprimands Katy for making a mess on the floor.
She asks David to speak to Katy.
She appeals to Katy to play a wider range of music.
She does nothing in order to avoid a fuss.

3What is Rebecca’s attitude to the letter lying on the table?
The adverb’s claims are misleading.
She hopes it will prompt her to take up exercise.
It makes her feel more motivated.
She thinks the slimming club is good value for money.

4When David first leaves the sitting room, Rebecca is
relieved that her baby is awake.
surprised to hear her baby chattering.
guilty that she’s being lazy.
glad to have got her own way.

5Rebecca is worried when her husband brings in the drinks because
he might trip over Katy’s equipment.
he doesn’t like the smell of her tea.
tea is dripping from the saucer.
he might damage an item of furniture.

6The curtain referred to in Katy’s bedroom
is identical in design to one from a previous generation.
makes a tinkling sound.
is made up of unusual colours.
keeps out the light at night.