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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Mrs. Cheveley, to whom does a woman owe her first duty in life?
(a) Her dressmaker.
(b) Her friends.
(c) Her husband.
2. What does Mrs. Cheveley find at Goring's while she is waiting for him?
(a) Lady Chiltern's letter.
(c) A necklace.
(d) Sir Robert's letter.
3. Why does Lady Chiltern write a letter to Goring?
(a) She is planning to leave Sir Robert and needs his help.
(b) She needs to meet with him.
(c) She is in love with him.
(d) She is too shy to talk to him.
4. How does Goring describe his proposal to Mabel?
(a) A terrible mistake.
(b) A flash of genius.
(c) A job he had to do.
(d) The best moment of his life.
5. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Forget about it.
(b) Tell him she didn't write it.
(c) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(d) Steal the letter back.
6. What does Mrs. Cheveley say modern women don't understand?
(b) The value of education.
(c) Their husbands.
(d) Good manners.
7. In Act 3, Part 2, what does Goring say is a dangerous thing?
(c) Too much experience.
8. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) He won't take an interest in politics.
(b) He'll make more money.
(c) She can't stand to be with him.
(d) It's more prestigious.
9. What does Lady Markby say Lady Bonar's new genius does?
(a) He's a poet.
(b) Nothing at all.
(c) He's a composer.
(d) He's a doctor.
10. What does Mrs. Cheveley reveal to Goring as she leaves his house?
(a) She has Lady Chiltern's letter to Goring.
(b) She still has Sir Robert's letter.
(c) She is still married to Baron Arnheim.
(d) She never loved him.
11. What does Sir Robert say his sources found out about Mrs. Cheveley?
(a) She is a thief.
(b) She cheated while in school.
(c) She once worked as a prostitute.
12. Why doesn't Goring like to know what people are saying behind his back?
(a) They're all fools anyway.
(b) He gets angry.
(c) It hurts his feelings.
(d) It makes him too conceited.
13. Who proposes to Mabel before Goring does so in Act 4?
(a) Tommy Trafford.
(d) Lord Devonshire.
14. What is Tommy Trafford's occupation?
(a) He is a doctor.
(b) He's a student.
(c) He is Sir Robert's secretary.
(d) He doesn't have a job.
15. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Offers Goring money.
(b) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
(c) Runs away.
(d) Begs his forgiveness.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say she hates now more than ever in Act 3, Part 2?
2. Why does Sir Robert say spies are of no use nowadays?
3. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
4. After Sir Robert leaves Lady Chiltern and Lord Goring in Act 2, what subject does Lady Chiltern want to discuss with Goring?
5. Why does Mrs. Cheveley come to visit Goring at his home?
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