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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. What does Mrs. Cheveley want Sir Robert to say about the Argentine Canal project?
(a) It would be a waste of money.
(b) It would be a great international value.
(c) It would improve international relations.
(d) It is unsafe.
2. According to Mrs. Cheveley, what used to lend charm, or at least interest, to a man?
3. Who does Mrs. Cheveley say taught her to play fairly when one has the winning cards?
(a) Baron Arnheim.
(c) Sir Robert.
(d) Lord Caversham.
4. To what flower does the author compare Mrs. Cheveley?
(a) A daisy.
(b) A rose.
(c) A tulip.
(d) An orchid.
5. What does Sir Robert offer Mrs. Cheveley in Act 1, Part 2?
(a) A brooch.
(b) Any sum of money she wants.
(c) A high position in London society.
(d) A good word to Goring.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Lord Goring describe seeing Mrs. Cheveley at the Chiltern's party?
2. Why does Mabel say she dislikes pearls?
3. What does Sir Robert say that sooner or later one must do in political life?
4. If Sir Robert meets Mrs. Cheveley's demands, what will she give him with the prettiest thanks?
5. Who says, "As a rule, everybody turns out to be somebody else"?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Sir Robert say it was so important to him to achieve success when he was young?
2. What does Sir Robert do after Mrs. Cheveley brings up Baron Arnheim that shows he is uncomfortable with the whole conversation?
3. Why does Mrs. Cheveley say she thinks the London season is too matrimonial?
4. How does Sir Robert initially react to the Prime Minister's offer of a seat in the cabinet?
5. What characteristic does Goring say Sir Robert's denunciation of the Argentine Canal scheme show?
6. Why does Mrs. Cheveley accuse Goring of being "absurdly English"?
7. What does Goring tell Lady Chiltern will happen if she allows Sir Robert to sacrifice his career?
8. How does Lord Goring say the men in the House of Commons stand the long debates that take place?
9. In Act 3, Part 2, what does Sir Robert say is the real motive behind Mrs. Cheveley blackmailing Sir Robert?
10. What does Goring say is the purpose of visiting someone?
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