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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say has only two topics of conversation--his gout and his wife?
(a) Sir Robert.
(c) Lord Mortlake.
(d) Tommy Trafford.
2. Why doesn't Goring like to know what people are saying behind his back?
(a) He gets angry.
(b) They're all fools anyway.
(c) It makes him too conceited.
(d) It hurts his feelings.
3. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) A ship without a rudder.
(b) A compass without a needle.
(c) A lovelorn teenager.
(d) The tip of a pen.
4. What does Lady Chiltern want to do about the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Intercept it before it gets to Sir Robert.
(b) Forget about it.
(c) Have Mrs. Cheveley's house ransacked for the letter.
(d) Tell Sir Robert everything.
5. Why does Caversham visit Goring in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) To convince Goring to stay away from Mabel.
(b) To convince Goring to get married.
(c) To discuss Goring's career.
(d) To invite Goring to dinner.
6. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Offers Goring money.
(b) Begs his forgiveness.
(c) Runs away.
(d) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
7. Why doesn't Mabel like geniuses?
(a) She says they are pretentious.
(b) She thinks they are quite impossible.
(c) She can't talk to them.
(d) She doesn't like people who are smarter than her.
8. What does Mrs. Cheveley reveal to Goring as she leaves his house?
(a) She is still married to Baron Arnheim.
(b) She still has Sir Robert's letter.
(c) She has Lady Chiltern's letter to Goring.
(d) She never loved him.
9. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(a) By week's end.
(c) After Sir Robert's ruin.
10. What does Goring say is always unscrupulous?
(d) The government.
11. What does Mrs. Cheveley say modern women don't understand?
(a) Their husbands.
(b) Good manners.
(d) The value of education.
12. How does Goring claim to have gotten the brooch while talking to Mrs. Cheveley?
(a) He bought it at a pawn shop.
(b) He stole it.
(c) It was a gift.
(d) He found it.
13. Who says Lord Goring isn't good enough for Mabel?
(b) Sir Robert.
(d) Lord Goring.
14. What does Mrs. Cheveley find at Goring's while she is waiting for him?
(a) Sir Robert's letter.
(c) A necklace.
(d) Lady Chiltern's letter.
15. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley.
(b) London society parties.
(c) The House of Commons.
Short Answer Questions
1. What good news does Goring deliver to Lady Chiltern in Act 4, Part 1?
2. At the end of Act 2, what does Mrs. Cheveley tell Lady Chiltern about Sir Robert?
3. Who does Caversham say has no common sense at all?
4. Why does Goring say he didn't propose to Mabel sooner?
5. How does Mrs. Cheveley say she got the brooch in Act 3, Part 2 when she is talking to Goring?
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