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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) She can't stand to be with him.
(b) He'll make more money.
(c) It's more prestigious.
(d) He won't take an interest in politics.
2. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley.
(c) Lady Markby.
(d) Lady Chiltern.
3. Who does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley stole the brooch from?
(a) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Lady Berkshire.
4. What does Lord Goring say he knows by observation and not by experience?
(b) A practical life.
(d) A good marriage.
5. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
(a) She is far too clever.
(b) She's never been in love.
(c) She's too mean.
(d) She is only in love with herself.
6. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(b) After Sir Robert's ruin.
(c) By week's end.
7. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
(a) Gone on a long vacation.
(b) Moved to the country.
(c) Never married.
(d) Had children.
8. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say has only two topics of conversation--his gout and his wife?
(a) Lord Mortlake.
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Tommy Trafford.
9. What does Mabel tell Lady Chiltern is very unbecoming on Goring?
(c) Foul language.
10. What does Sir Robert tell Lady Chiltern was her mistake after she learns his secret?
(a) To expect him to remain a politician.
(b) To marry him.
(c) To think he was without faults.
(d) To love him.
11. Why doesn't Goring like the name Laura?
(a) Because it's Mrs. Cheveley's first name and he used to adore it.
(b) Because it is his mother's name.
(c) Because it's an ugly name.
(d) Because he can never spell it correctly.
12. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) A compass without a needle.
(b) The tip of a pen.
(c) A lovelorn teenager.
(d) A ship without a rudder.
13. How does Mrs. Cheveley say she got the brooch in Act 3, Part 2 when she is talking to Goring?
(a) She stole it.
(b) She bought it.
(c) It was a present.
(d) She found it.
14. What does Caversham say aren't fashionable anymore?
(a) Dinner parties.
(d) Neck ties.
15. What does Mrs. Cheveley say modern women don't understand?
(b) Their husbands.
(c) Good manners.
(d) The value of education.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Sir Robert say his sources found out about Mrs. Cheveley?
2. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
3. Why does Lady Chiltern write a letter to Goring?
4. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say talks more and says less than anybody she's ever met?
5. According to Goring, life can't be understood and lived without what?
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