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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 was afraid of being refused.
(d) He never got the chance.
2. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) It's more prestigious.
(b) He won't take an interest in politics.
(c) She can't stand to be with him.
(d) He'll make more money.
3. With whom does Caversham agree when she says one can never believe a word Goring says?
(b) Lady Markby.
(c) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Mrs. Cheveley.
4. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say she hates now more than ever in Act 3, Part 2?
(a) Baron Arnheim.
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Lady Chiltern.
5. Why does Sir Robert say spies are of no use nowadays?
(a) They are too lazy to work.
(b) They cost too much.
(c) No one has any secrets.
(d) The newspapers do their work instead.
6. What kind of woman does Goring say he'd like to marry?
(a) A woman with a good sense of humor.
(b) A woman with intelligence.
(c) The prettiest fool in England.
(d) A successful woman.
7. Who does Goring say is the only person now in danger in Act 4, Part 1?
(b) Lady Chiltern.
(d) Mrs. Cheveley.
8. To whom does Goring say "Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear"?
(b) Sir Robert.
(c) Mrs. Cheveley.
9. According to Goring, life can't be understood and lived without what?
10. What does Lady Markby say Lady Bonar's new genius does?
(a) He's a doctor.
(b) He's a composer.
(c) He's a poet.
(d) Nothing at all.
11. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Offers Goring money.
(d) Begs his forgiveness.
12. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(a) After Sir Robert's ruin.
(d) By week's end.
13. How does Goring reply when Caversham asks why he doesn't try to do something useful in life?
(a) He's already doing something useful.
(b) He just doesn't want to.
(c) He says he's too young.
(d) Usefulness is dull.
14. Who says Lord Goring isn't good enough for Mabel?
(c) Lord Goring.
(d) Sir Robert.
15. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
(a) The House of Commons.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley.
(d) London society parties.
Short Answer Questions
1. What proof does Goring have that Mrs. Cheveley had stolen the brooch?
2. When Sir Robert leaves Goring's, whom does Goring think Sir Robert was talking about?
3. Why doesn't Mabel like geniuses?
4. Why doesn't Mrs. Cheveley think life has taught Lady Chiltern anything?
5. How does Goring describe his proposal to Mabel?
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