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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mabel tell Lady Chiltern is very unbecoming on Goring?
(a) Foul language.
2. What good news does Goring deliver to Lady Chiltern in Act 4, Part 1?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley has left town.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley confessed she never had a letter.
(c) Sir Robert denounced the Argentine Canal scheme.
(d) He burned Sir Robert's letter.
3. What does Goring say only dull people ever get into?
(a) Caversham's circle of friends.
(b) The upper crust.
(c) The House of Commons.
4. At the end of Act 2, what does Mrs. Cheveley tell Lady Chiltern about Sir Robert?
(a) He plans to divorce Lady Chiltern.
(b) He made a pass at Lady Markby.
(c) He sold a stockbroker a cabinet secret.
(d) He was once a poor man.
5. What kind of woman does Goring say he'd like to marry?
(a) A woman with intelligence.
(b) A successful woman.
(c) The prettiest fool in England.
(d) A woman with a good sense of humor.
6. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(a) After Sir Robert's ruin.
(d) By week's end.
7. Why does Goring say he didn't propose to Mabel sooner?
(a) He wasn't ready.
(b) He didn't realize he is in love with her.
(c) He never got the chance.
(d) He was afraid of being refused.
8. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
(a) She is only in love with herself.
(b) She's too mean.
(c) She is far too clever.
(d) She's never been in love.
9. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) The tip of a pen.
(b) A lovelorn teenager.
(c) A ship without a rudder.
(d) A compass without a needle.
10. What does Lord Goring say he knows by observation and not by experience?
(b) A practical life.
(d) A good marriage.
11. When does Act 4 take place?
(a) The evening of Mrs. Cheveley's visit to Goring's.
(b) Two weeks later.
(c) Immediately after Mrs. Cheveley leaves Goring's.
(d) The morning after Act 3.
12. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(b) Steal the letter back.
(c) Forget about it.
(d) Tell him she didn't write it.
13. What does Sir Robert tell Lady Chiltern was her mistake after she learns his secret?
(a) To love him.
(b) To expect him to remain a politician.
(c) To think he was without faults.
(d) To marry him.
14. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say has only two topics of conversation--his gout and his wife?
(a) Sir Robert.
(b) Lord Mortlake.
(c) Tommy Trafford.
15. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
(a) Lady Markby.
(b) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Mrs. Cheveley.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sir Robert say his sources found out about Mrs. Cheveley?
2. How does Lord Goring find out about the speech Sir Robert gave in the House of Commons?
3. What reason does Goring give for never having a serious conversation after seven?
4. Who proposes to Mabel before Goring does so in Act 4?
5. How does Goring describe his proposal to Mabel?
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