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At the start of the novel, who is the person Mrs Scott feels most able to rely on in a crisis?
Her neighbour, Big Betty
After her sister marries, why does Mrs Scott remain at home looking after her mother?
Her sense of duty
Her affection for her mother
Her pride and independence
What was Mrs Scott's main objection to her husband Alasdair?
His fondness for drink
His lack of seriousness
His desire to join the army
Which of the following did Mrs Scott "hate more than anything else"?
The fact that "rich people and rich people's servants didn't know Gaelic"
The fact that "[Patrick Sellar] was clever and she was not"
"The indignity and helplessness of old age"
What did Mrs Scott enjoy during her youth?
Listening to dance music
Visiting her sister
Looking after her mother
When did Mrs Scott feel completely desolate?
After the departure of her husband
After meeting with the minister
After the visit of Patrick Sellar
When did Mrs Scott feel "better than she had done for years"?
After Annie's visit
After her stay at the Macleod's house
After Iain's departure for Canada
What happens to Mrs Scott by the end of the story?
She has completely lost her religious faith
She retains her faith in God but has lost her faith in the Church
She continues to trust the minister
Which character has six daughters?
The elder, Mr Mackay
Which character enjoys gossiping about other people in the community?