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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Mrs. Cheveley come to visit Goring at his home?
(a) To beg his forgiveness.
(b) To profess her undying love.
(c) To offer conditions for the return of Sir Robert's letter.
(d) To sell him Sir Robert's letter for a sum of 10,000 pounds.
2. What does Caversham say aren't fashionable anymore?
(b) Dinner parties.
(d) Neck ties.
3. According to Goring, life can't be understood and lived without what?
4. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
(a) Had children.
(b) Gone on a long vacation.
(c) Never married.
(d) Moved to the country.
5. What does Lady Chiltern want to do about the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Have Mrs. Cheveley's house ransacked for the letter.
(b) Intercept it before it gets to Sir Robert.
(c) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(d) Forget about it.
6. Who says Lord Goring isn't good enough for Mabel?
(c) Lord Goring.
(d) Sir Robert.
7. Why doesn't Goring like to know what people are saying behind his back?
(a) It makes him too conceited.
(b) They're all fools anyway.
(c) It hurts his feelings.
(d) He gets angry.
8. In Act 3, Part 2, when does Mrs. Cheveley say she wants Goring to promise to marry her?
(c) By week's end.
(d) After Sir Robert's ruin.
9. In Act 3, Part 1, who does Goring think is in his drawing room?
(a) Lady Chiltern.
(b) Lady Markby.
(c) Mrs. Cheveley.
10. How does Goring describe his proposal to Mabel?
(a) The best moment of his life.
(b) A flash of genius.
(c) A terrible mistake.
(d) A job he had to do.
11. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say talks more and says less than anybody she's ever met?
(b) Lady Markby.
(d) Lady Chiltern.
12. What does Sir Robert tell Lady Chiltern was her mistake after she learns his secret?
(a) To marry him.
(b) To think he was without faults.
(c) To love him.
(d) To expect him to remain a politician.
13. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
(a) She's too mean.
(b) She's never been in love.
(c) She is far too clever.
(d) She is only in love with herself.
14. What reason does Mrs. Cheveley give for her passion for listening through keyholes?
(a) She makes her living by blackmailing others based on what she hears.
(b) She once heard Goring confess his love for her through a keyhole.
(c) You can hear wonderful things through them.
(d) The best secrets occur behind closed doors.
15. What does Mrs. Cheveley say one should never give a woman?
(b) Anything she cannot wear in the evening.
(c) Too much credit.
(d) Your heart.
Short Answer Questions
1. What reason does Goring give for never having a serious conversation after seven?
2. What good news does Goring deliver to Lady Chiltern in Act 4, Part 1?
3. After Sir Robert leaves Lady Chiltern and Lord Goring in Act 2, what subject does Lady Chiltern want to discuss with Goring?
4. What does Lady Markby say is the greatest blow to a happy married life since Higher Education of Women was invented?
5. What kind of woman does Goring say he'd like to marry?
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