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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Act 1, Part 2, who says, "I like tedious, practical subjects. What I don't like are tedious, practical people"?
(b) Lord Caversham.
(c) Mrs. Cheveley.
(d) Sir Robert.
2. What is Lady Chiltern's first name?
3. In Act 2, Part 1, what does Goring tell Sir Robert he should have done with Lady Chiltern?
(a) Distract her with a gift.
(b) Lie to her.
(c) Divorce her.
(d) Tell her everything.
4. In Act 1, Part 1, what is needed at the embassy to prevent the ambassador from being recalled?
(a) A proper invitation.
(b) A good chef.
(c) Proper manners.
(d) Good security.
5. Fill in the blank. Lady Chiltern says, "We women worship when we love; and when we lose our worship, we lose ________."
(a) Our minds.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Lady Chiltern, what is the only way that people should be judged?
2. In Act 1, Part 1, how is Goring described?
3. In Act 1, Part 3, what does Mabel say about Mrs. Cheveley after she leaves?
4. Who puts the lights out at the end of Act 1?
5. During the Chiltern's dinner party, what does Lady Chiltern state she didn't know about Mrs. Cheveley?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sir Robert do after Mrs. Cheveley brings up Baron Arnheim that shows he is uncomfortable with the whole conversation?
2. Why doesn't Goring want a thoroughly sensible wife?
3. Why does Goring tell Lady Chiltern that no one is incapable of foolish actions in Act 2, Part 2?
4. What does Goring say is the purpose of visiting someone?
5. According to Sir Robert, why is the Suez Canal different from the Argentine Canal?
6. Why does Sir Robert think it so unfair that the scandal revealed in his letter to Baron Arnheim should surface now?
7. What reason does Mrs. Marchmont give for hating being educated?
8. What about Sir Robert does Lady Chiltern say makes him different from other men?
9. What about Lady Chiltern's letter catches Mrs. Cheveley's eye when she is in Goring's drawing room?
10. Mrs. Cheveley gives Sir Robert a piece of advice about dealing with their pasts. What does she tell him they all must do?
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