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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 is ignorant.
(b) Because Lady Chiltern hasn't changed.
(c) Lady Chiltern is a society lady.
(d) Lady Chiltern still looks very young.
2. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Steal the letter back.
(b) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(c) Forget about it.
(d) Tell him she didn't write it.
3. 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 in love with him.
(d) She is too shy to talk to him.
4. To whom does Goring say "Fashion is what one wears oneself. What is unfashionable is what other people wear"?
(c) Mrs. Cheveley.
(d) Sir Robert.
5. 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.
6. Why doesn't Goring like the name Laura?
(a) Because it is his mother's name.
(b) Because it's Mrs. Cheveley's first name and he used to adore it.
(c) Because he can never spell it correctly.
(d) Because it's an ugly name.
7. After Sir Robert leaves Lady Chiltern and Lord Goring in Act 2, what subject does Lady Chiltern want to discuss with Goring?
(a) Sir Robert.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley.
8. Who proposes to Mabel before Goring does so in Act 4?
(a) Lord Devonshire.
(b) Tommy Trafford.
9. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) It's more prestigious.
(b) He'll make more money.
(c) She can't stand to be with him.
(d) He won't take an interest in politics.
10. 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.
11. At the end of Act 2, what does Mrs. Cheveley tell Lady Chiltern about Sir Robert?
(a) He made a pass at Lady Markby.
(b) He sold a stockbroker a cabinet secret.
(c) He plans to divorce Lady Chiltern.
(d) He was once a poor man.
12. When does Act 4 take place?
(a) The evening of Mrs. Cheveley's visit to Goring's.
(b) The morning after Act 3.
(c) Two weeks later.
(d) Immediately after Mrs. Cheveley leaves Goring's.
13. According to Goring, life can't be understood and lived without what?
14. Sir Robert thinks Lady Chiltern might have been kinder to him if they had done what?
(a) Never married.
(b) Moved to the country.
(c) Had children.
(d) Gone on a long vacation.
15. Why doesn't Mabel like geniuses?
(a) She doesn't like people who are smarter than her.
(b) She says they are pretentious.
(c) She thinks they are quite impossible.
(d) She can't talk to them.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Sir Robert leaves Goring's, whom does Goring think Sir Robert was talking about?
2. What is Tommy Trafford's occupation?
3. At the end of Act 3, what does Mrs. Cheveley promise Goring?
4. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
5. What does Mrs. Cheveley find at Goring's while she is waiting for him?
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