Study guide "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde"


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Study guide "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde"

  1. 1. The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Reading Comprehension ActivitiesMembers: ____________________________________________________ Group: ______________ ____________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________I PART. Vocabulary Review. Circle the letter of the best option, according to each case. The chapters inwhich you will find each of the vocabulary words appear into parenthesis.1. (Ch.2) A synonym for the word “frightened” is:a. Terrific c. Joyfulb. Terrified d. Amused2. (Ch.4) “My Utterson refused to help the doctor…” Based on this sentence we can say that:a. Mr Utterson did not help the doctor. c. Mr Utterson liked to help the doctor.b. Mr Utterson said “yes” and helped the doctor. d. Mr Utterson hated to help the doctor.3. (Ch.4) “The will has in Dr Jekyll´s writing.” In this case, a “will” is:a. A legal declaration against someone during a c. A legal declaration about the destination of trial. any person´s possessions.b. A letter containing important information. d. A modal auxiliary used with the future tense.4. (Ch.4) “It is a pity that the friends are not younger” A similar expression to this is:a. “It is disgusting that the friends are not c. “It is a shame that the friends are not younger” younger”b. “It is excellent that the friends are not d. “It is a pleasure that the friends are not younger” younger”5. (Ch.4) A synonym for the word “politeness” is:a. seriousness. c. fear.b. kindness. d. happiness.6. (Ch.4) A synonym for the word “pleasant” is:a. uncomfortable. c. agreeable.b. boring. d. surprising.7. (Ch.4) “That worried Utterson.” A similar sentence to this is:a. “That bored Utterson.” e. “That disturbed Utterson.”b. “That accompanied Utterson.” f. “That entertained Utterson”8. (Ch.5) “Dr Jekylls face went pale.” In this sentence, we can say that Jekyll´s face was:g. white. i. awful.h. green. j. dark.9. (Ch.6) A murder is:a. A homicide. c. A business.b. A surprise. d. An entertainment.10. (Ch.6) “This man carried a heavy cane in his hand.” In this sentence, the word “cane” means:a. A flexible plant. c. A bamboo.b. To hit with a rod. d. A stick used to walk.11. (Ch.6) “He waved his cane and started shouting.” In this case, “shouting” means:a. Laughing. c. Whispering.b. Screaming. d. Crying.
  2. 2. 12. (Ch.6) “And then Mr Hyde really went “mad” Based on this statement, Mr Hyde was:a. Very funny. c. Very furious.b. Very confused. d. Very imprudent.13. (Ch.7) “Dr Jekyll seemed very ill.” Based on this sentence, we can say that:a. Jekyll´s health was very bad. c. Jekyll was having a good time.b. Jekyll seemed peaceful. d. Jekyll seemed to be evil.14. (Ch.7) “Guest was very clever about handwriting.” In this case, “clever” means:a. Ignorant. c. Awkward.b. Master. d. Knowledgeable.15. (Ch.8) “Mr Utterson was shocked at the change in his friend.” Based on this sentence we can say that:a. Mr Utterson was surprised to see the change in c. Mr Utterson was sad to see the change in his his friend. friend.b. Mr Utterson was glad to see the change in his d. Mr Utterson was angry to see the change in his friend. friend.16. (Ch.8) A “reply” is a synonym of:a. A question. c. An answer.b. A greeting. d. A sentence.17. (Ch.9) “…but the place is not tidy.” The word “tidy” means:a. Considerable. c. Orderly and neat.b. Decorated. d. Big enough.
  3. 3. II PART. Graphic Aid. Solve the activities according to each picture. A. The following is a comic strip based on the encounter Mr Utterson has with Mr Hyde. Fill in the panels with the conversation they would have based on the reading. Use your own words.
  4. 4. B. The following is picture that portrays one event from the story. In the spaces provided write the name of the chapter that refers to this image, and give a description of what is happening, using your own words. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
  5. 5. C. The following picture shows Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. They have a mysterious relationship, even though they are really different the one from the other. In the corresponding side write down at least five different characteristics in order to contrast these two characters. Give long and complete examples.________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________. _______________________________________.
  6. 6. II PART. Reading Comprehension. Solve the activities according to each picture. A. Answer the following questions according to the reading. Give complete answers, and use your own words. Chapters 1-4 1. In Chapter 2, why were some people mad at Mr Hyde? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________. 2. Why is Mr Enfield surprised when he sees the signature on the check? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________. 3. What does Dr Jekyll´s will say, and why does Mr Utterson feel shocked about it? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________. Chapters 5-9 4. Why is Dr Jekyll sure that he won´t see Mr Hyde again? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________. 5. In Chapter 9, why are Mr Utterson and Mr Enfield scared after seeing Dr Jekyll? ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________. B. Circle the letter of the best option, according to each case. 1. What two characters begin the book with a walk? a. Dr Lahyon and Mr Poole. c. Mr Utterson and Mr Enfield. b. Dr Jekyll and Mr Utterson. d. Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. 2. Where is the door that these two men speak of? a. In a dark alley. c. Hyde´s house. b. Jekyll´s house. d. All of the above.
  7. 7. 3. Why does Mr Enfield and Dr Jekyll are a little separate (they don´t see each other very often)?a. Lanyon knew of Jekyll´s illicit behavior. c. Lanyon has always hated Jekyll.b. Jekyll seduced Lanyon´s wife. d. Lanyon disagrees with Jekyll´s scientific method.4. One day, what did Mr Enfield tell Mr Utterson about?a. A horrible house. c. A man who had walked over a child´sb. A horrible child. body. d. A man who had hurt an important person.5. How much did the small man agree to pay?a. One pound.b. Ten pounds.c. One hundred pounds.d. A thousand pounds.6. Who did Hyde murder?e. Sir Danvers Carew. g. Dr Lanyon.f. Mr Poole. h. None of the above.7. Who witnessed the murder?a. Dr Jekyll´s servant. c. Dr Jekyll.b. Mr Utterson. d. A young woman servant.8. Why did Hyde kill Danvers Carew?a. Because of an insult. c. Because of love.b. For no reason. d. For money.9. Who discovers that Hydes letter is in Dr. Jekylls handwriting?a. Mr Poole. c. Mr Utterson.b. Mr Guest. d. Mr Enfield.10. What instrument was used to commit the crime?e. A gun. g. A cane.f. A knife. h. A candlestick.