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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Act 3, Part 2, what does Goring say is a dangerous thing?
(c) Too much experience.
2. In Act 3, Part 1, who does Goring think is in his drawing room?
(b) Lady Markby.
(c) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Mrs. Cheveley.
3. According to Mrs. Cheveley, to whom does a woman owe her first duty in life?
(a) Her dressmaker.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Her friends.
4. What kind of woman does Goring say he'd like to marry?
(a) A successful woman.
(b) A woman with intelligence.
(c) A woman with a good sense of humor.
(d) The prettiest fool in England.
5. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) He won't take an interest in politics.
(b) It's more prestigious.
(c) She can't stand to be with him.
(d) He'll make more money.
6. According to Mabel, what does a man say to a girl before he marries her and never after?
(a) Please be serious.
(b) What is your opinion?
(c) Tell me how you feel.
(d) I love you.
7. Why does Lord Goring prefer pluck over genius?
(a) Geniuses are boring.
(b) It's not as common as genius is.
(c) He's a plucky person.
(d) People with pluck are more successful.
8. What does Goring say is always unscrupulous?
(c) The government.
9. At the end of Act 3, what does Mrs. Cheveley promise Goring?
(a) She will leave town and never return.
(b) She'll destroy Sir Robert's letter.
(c) She'll never ask him to marry her again.
(d) She will never try to harm Sir Robert again.
10. What reason does Goring give for never having a serious conversation after seven?
(a) He finds them too boring.
(b) It makes him talk in his sleep.
(c) Nights are for fun.
(d) He can never sleep after a serious conversation.
11. What does Caversham say aren't fashionable anymore?
(a) Neck ties.
(d) Dinner parties.
12. What does Goring say only dull people ever get into?
(a) The upper crust.
(b) The House of Commons.
(d) Caversham's circle of friends.
13. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) The tip of a pen.
(b) A ship without a rudder.
(c) A compass without a needle.
(d) A lovelorn teenager.
14. What does Lord Goring say he knows by observation and not by experience?
(c) A practical life.
(d) A good marriage.
15. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Offers Goring money.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Begs his forgiveness.
(d) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Caversham, what does <i>The Times</i> say about Robert following his speech?
2. Who proposes to Mabel before Goring does so in Act 4?
3. Why do Lady Markby and Mrs. Cheveley say they've come to call on Mrs. Chiltern in Act 2, Part 2?
4. Who does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley stole the brooch from?
5. Who says Lord Goring isn't good enough for Mabel?
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