1. In the opening
dialogue of the novel, who is most open to the possibility of Indian-English
2. Why is Aziz at
the mosque where he meets Mrs. Moore?
3. How does Aziz
sense Mrs. Moore is sympathetic to him?
4. Why, at the beginning
of the novel, is Adela Quested dissatisfied with her visit to India?
5. Why does Turton
throw the Bridge Party?
6. Who runs their
horse into the flowers at the Bridge Party?
7. What is the main
reason Aziz decides not to attend the Bridge Party?
8. What disconcerts
Ronny about his mother’s story about meeting a young man in the
9. Which of the following
does not upset Mrs. Moore on the day of Fielding’s tea party?
10. Which of the
following does not cause Adela to change her mind and become engaged
11. How does Fielding
shock the Indians in Aziz’s sickroom?
12. How does Aziz
show Fielding that he considers Fielding like a brother to him?
13. What event, prior
to the visit to the caves, prompts Adela’s and Mrs. Moore’s feelings
of emotional emptiness?
14. Which of the
following does not disturb Mrs. Moore in the Marabar Caves?
15. What makes Fielding
suspicious during the trip to the caves?
16. Why does McBryde
believe that Indians are criminal?
17. What does Fielding
do that angers the members of the Englishmen’s club?
18. What prompts
Adela to suddenly proclaim Aziz innocent?
19. Why is Aziz upset
during his own victory celebration?
20. Why is Fielding
upset with Aziz after the trial?
21. In which European
country does Fielding stop and admire the architecture on the way
back to England?
22. What religion
provides the backdrop for Part III of A Passage to India?
23. With what character
is this religion associated?
24. Through which
character does Aziz renew his friendship with Fielding?
25. Which of the
following is not a title of one of the three parts of A Passage