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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What reason does Mrs. Cheveley give for her passion for listening through keyholes?
(a) You can hear wonderful things through them.
(b) The best secrets occur behind closed doors.
(c) She once heard Goring confess his love for her through a keyhole.
(d) She makes her living by blackmailing others based on what she hears.
2. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
(a) Had children.
(b) Never married.
(c) Moved to the country.
(d) Gone on a long vacation.
3. What does Mrs. Cheveley reveal to Goring as she leaves his house?
(a) She has Lady Chiltern's letter to Goring.
(b) She never loved him.
(c) She still has Sir Robert's letter.
(d) She is still married to Baron Arnheim.
4. What does Goring say makes marriage such a hopeless, one-sided institution?
(d) The moral sense of women.
5. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Offers Goring money.
(d) Begs his forgiveness.
6. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(a) By week's end.
(d) After Sir Robert's ruin.
7. What does Mrs. Cheveley say one should never give a woman?
(a) Too much credit.
(c) Your heart.
(d) Anything she cannot wear in the evening.
8. According to Mabel, what does a man say to a girl before he marries her and never after?
(a) Please be serious.
(b) Tell me how you feel.
(c) What is your opinion?
(d) I love you.
9. According to Mrs. Cheveley, to whom does a woman owe her first duty in life?
(a) Her dressmaker.
(b) Her friends.
(c) Her husband.
10. Why does Lady Chiltern write a letter to Goring?
(a) She is too shy to talk to him.
(b) She is planning to leave Sir Robert and needs his help.
(c) She needs to meet with him.
(d) She is in love with him.
11. What does Lady Chiltern want to do about the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Forget about it.
(b) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(c) Intercept it before it gets to Sir Robert.
(d) Have Mrs. Cheveley's house ransacked for the letter.
12. 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.
13. Why does Sir Robert say spies are of no use nowadays?
(a) They cost too much.
(b) No one has any secrets.
(c) They are too lazy to work.
(d) The newspapers do their work instead.
14. 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 makes him too conceited.
(d) It hurts his feelings.
15. What does Mabel tell Lady Chiltern is very unbecoming on Goring?
(a) Foul language.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the end of Act 2, what does Mrs. Cheveley tell Lady Chiltern about Sir Robert?
2. How does Lord Goring find out about the speech Sir Robert gave in the House of Commons?
3. Why does Lord Goring prefer pluck over genius?
4. Who says, "When a man has once loved a woman, he will do anything for her, except continue to love her"?
5. Who does Caversham say has no common sense at all?
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