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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) He'll make more money.
(b) She can't stand to be with him.
(c) It's more prestigious.
(d) He won't take an interest in politics.
2. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(b) By week's end.
(d) After Sir Robert's ruin.
3. According to Mabel, what does a man say to a girl before he marries her and never after?
(a) Please be serious.
(b) I love you.
(c) Tell me how you feel.
(d) What is your opinion?
4. In Act 3, Part 1, what does Sir Robert say is the greatest thing in the world?
5. Why doesn't Goring like to know what people are saying behind his back?
(a) He gets angry.
(b) It makes him too conceited.
(c) It hurts his feelings.
(d) They're all fools anyway.
6. How does Lord Goring find out about the speech Sir Robert gave in the House of Commons?
(a) He attends the speech.
(b) Lady Chiltern tells him.
(c) Caversham tells him.
(d) Sir Robert tells him.
7. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say has only two topics of conversation--his gout and his wife?
(b) Lord Mortlake.
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Tommy Trafford.
8. How does Mrs. Cheveley say she got the brooch in Act 3, Part 2 when she is talking to Goring?
(a) She bought it.
(b) She stole it.
(c) It was a present.
(d) She found it.
9. 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.
10. How does Goring reply when Caversham asks why he doesn't try to do something useful in life?
(a) Usefulness is dull.
(b) He says he's too young.
(c) He just doesn't want to.
(d) He's already doing something useful.
11. Who does Mabel say is the most ornamental person in London?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley.
(c) Lady Chiltern.
12. According to Caversham, what does <i>The Times</i> say about Robert following his speech?
(a) He should be thrown out of office.
(b) He's a cad.
(c) He's obviously misinformed.
(d) He represents what's best in English public life.
13. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say she hates now more than ever in Act 3, Part 2?
(a) Baron Arnheim.
(c) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Sir Robert.
14. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
(a) Had children.
(b) Gone on a long vacation.
(c) Never married.
(d) Moved to the country.
15. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
(a) She's never been in love.
(b) She is only in love with herself.
(c) She is far too clever.
(d) She's too mean.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lady Chiltern want to do about the theft of her letter to Goring?
2. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
3. What does Lord Goring say he knows by observation and not by experience?
4. What does Mrs. Cheveley say one should never give a woman?
5. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say talks more and says less than anybody she's ever met?
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