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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why doesn't Mrs. Cheveley think life has taught Lady Chiltern anything?
(a) Lady Chiltern still looks very young.
(b) Lady Chiltern is ignorant.
(c) Because Lady Chiltern hasn't changed.
(d) Lady Chiltern is a society lady.
2. Who says Lord Goring isn't good enough for Mabel?
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Lord Goring.
3. How does Goring claim to have gotten the brooch while talking to Mrs. Cheveley?
(a) He found it.
(b) It was a gift.
(c) He bought it at a pawn shop.
(d) He stole it.
4. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
(a) Lady Chiltern.
(b) Lady Markby.
(c) Mrs. Cheveley.
5. After Sir Robert leaves Lady Chiltern and Lord Goring in Act 2, what subject does Lady Chiltern want to discuss with Goring?
(b) Mrs. Cheveley.
(c) Sir Robert.
6. Why does Mabel want Lady Chiltern to talk to Tommy Trafford?
(a) He's very unhappy.
(b) She wants him to propose to her.
(c) He's making poor decisions.
(d) He keeps proposing to Mabel.
7. Why do Lady Markby and Mrs. Cheveley say they've come to call on Mrs. Chiltern in Act 2, Part 2?
(a) To see if anyone found Mrs. Cheveley's diamond brooch.
(b) To bring her a gift.
(c) To discuss Sir Robert.
(d) To thank her for the party.
8. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) A lovelorn teenager.
(b) The tip of a pen.
(c) A ship without a rudder.
(d) A compass without a needle.
9. Why does Lady Chiltern write a letter to Goring?
(a) She needs to meet with him.
(b) She is planning to leave Sir Robert and needs his help.
(c) She is too shy to talk to him.
(d) She is in love with him.
10. What does Caversham say aren't fashionable anymore?
(c) Dinner parties.
(d) Neck ties.
11. According to Mabel, what does a man say to a girl before he marries her and never after?
(a) What is your opinion?
(b) Tell me how you feel.
(c) Please be serious.
(d) I love you.
12. In Act 3, Part 1, what does Sir Robert say is the greatest thing in the world?
13. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
(a) She's never been in love.
(b) She is far too clever.
(c) She's too mean.
(d) She is only in love with herself.
14. What happens to alert Sir Robert to the presence of someone in the next room when he is at Goring's?
(a) He hears a door close.
(b) Someone coughs.
(c) He hears laughing.
(d) A chair falls over.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act 3, Part 1, who does Goring think is in his drawing room?
2. What does Mrs. Cheveley say modern women don't understand?
3. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
4. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
5. Why does Mrs. Cheveley come to visit Goring at his home?
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