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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mrs. Cheveley reveal to Goring as she leaves his house?
(a) She is still married to Baron Arnheim.
(b) She never loved him.
(c) She still has Sir Robert's letter.
(d) She has Lady Chiltern's letter to Goring.
2. 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) Sir Robert tells him.
(d) Caversham tells him.
3. Who does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley stole the brooch from?
(b) Lady Berkshire.
(c) Lady Chiltern.
4. Why does Mrs. Cheveley come to visit Goring at his home?
(a) To profess her undying love.
(b) To sell him Sir Robert's letter for a sum of 10,000 pounds.
(c) To beg his forgiveness.
(d) To offer conditions for the return of Sir Robert's letter.
5. 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.
6. Why does Sir Robert say spies are of no use nowadays?
(a) They cost too much.
(b) They are too lazy to work.
(c) No one has any secrets.
(d) The newspapers do their work instead.
7. What does Sir Robert tell Lady Chiltern was her mistake after she learns his secret?
(a) To think he was without faults.
(b) To marry him.
(c) To expect him to remain a politician.
(d) To love him.
8. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
(a) London society parties.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley.
(d) The House of Commons.
9. What does Lord Goring say he knows by observation and not by experience?
(b) A good marriage.
(d) A practical life.
10. After Sir Robert leaves Lady Chiltern and Lord Goring in Act 2, what subject does Lady Chiltern want to discuss with Goring?
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Mrs. Cheveley.
11. What does Lady Chiltern want to do about the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(b) Have Mrs. Cheveley's house ransacked for the letter.
(c) Forget about it.
(d) Intercept it before it gets to Sir Robert.
12. When does Act 4 take place?
(a) The morning after Act 3.
(b) The evening of Mrs. Cheveley's visit to Goring's.
(c) Immediately after Mrs. Cheveley leaves Goring's.
(d) Two weeks later.
13. Why does Goring say he didn't propose to Mabel sooner?
(a) He didn't realize he is in love with her.
(b) He wasn't ready.
(c) He never got the chance.
(d) He was afraid of being refused.
14. 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.
15. What is Tommy Trafford's occupation?
(a) He is a doctor.
(b) He doesn't have a job.
(c) He's a student.
(d) He is Sir Robert's secretary.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
2. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
3. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
4. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
5. What does Goring say only dull people ever get into?
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