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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What good news does Goring deliver to Lady Chiltern in Act 4, Part 1?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley has left town.
(b) He burned Sir Robert's letter.
(c) Mrs. Cheveley confessed she never had a letter.
(d) Sir Robert denounced the Argentine Canal scheme.
2. How does Mrs. Cheveley say she got the brooch in Act 3, Part 2 when she is talking to Goring?
(a) She bought it.
(b) She found it.
(c) She stole it.
(d) It was a present.
3. Who says, "When a man has once loved a woman, he will do anything for her, except continue to love her"?
(a) Mrs. Cheveley.
(b) Lady Chiltern.
4. In Act 3, Part 1, what event does Sir Robert say begins at eleven?
(a) The debate on the Argentine Canal.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley's trial.
(c) The Bachelor's Ball.
(d) Lady Chiltern's tea party.
5. What does Mrs. Cheveley do to keep Goring from calling the police?
(a) Runs away.
(b) Offers Goring money.
(c) Gives him Sir Robert's letter.
(d) Begs his forgiveness.
6. What does Sir Robert tell Lady Chiltern was her mistake after she learns his secret?
(a) To love him.
(b) To think he was without faults.
(c) To expect him to remain a politician.
(d) To marry him.
7. How does Goring suggest to Lady Chiltern that she handle the theft of her letter to Goring?
(a) Tell Sir Robert everything.
(b) Forget about it.
(c) Steal the letter back.
(d) Tell him she didn't write it.
8. What does Sir Robert compare himself to in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) The tip of a pen.
(b) A lovelorn teenager.
(c) A compass without a needle.
(d) A ship without a rudder.
9. In Act 3, Part 1, who does Goring think is in his drawing room?
(a) Lady Chiltern.
(b) Mrs. Cheveley.
(c) Lady Markby.
10. Why does Lady Markby want Sir John to be sent to the Upper House?
(a) She can't stand to be with him.
(b) It's more prestigious.
(c) He'll make more money.
(d) He won't take an interest in politics.
11. Why doesn't Mrs. Cheveley think life has taught Lady Chiltern anything?
(a) Because Lady Chiltern hasn't changed.
(b) Lady Chiltern is a society lady.
(c) Lady Chiltern still looks very young.
(d) Lady Chiltern is ignorant.
12. Why do Lady Markby and Mrs. Cheveley say they've come to call on Mrs. Chiltern in Act 2, Part 2?
(a) To discuss Sir Robert.
(b) To bring her a gift.
(c) To thank her for the party.
(d) To see if anyone found Mrs. Cheveley's diamond brooch.
13. At the end of Act 2, what does Mrs. Cheveley tell Lady Chiltern about Sir Robert?
(a) He sold a stockbroker a cabinet secret.
(b) He made a pass at Lady Markby.
(c) He plans to divorce Lady Chiltern.
(d) He was once a poor man.
14. According to Mrs. Cheveley, to whom does a woman owe her first duty in life?
(b) Her husband.
(c) Her friends.
(d) Her dressmaker.
15. What does Mrs. Cheveley say modern women don't understand?
(a) Their husbands.
(b) Good manners.
(d) The value of education.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why doesn't Goring like to know what people are saying behind his back?
2. What kind of woman does Goring say he'd like to marry?
3. What proof does Goring have that Mrs. Cheveley had stolen the brooch?
4. Why does Goring say Mrs. Cheveley knows nothing about love?
5. In Act 3, Part 1, what does Sir Robert say is the greatest thing in the world?
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