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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What relation is Lady Davers to Mr. B?
(a) His sister-in-law.
(b) His cousin.
(c) His aunt.
(d) His sister.
2. What is the alternative title of the novel?
(a) Virtue Tested.
(b) The Benefits of Virtue.
(c) Or Virtue Rewarded.
(d) Virtue Seduced.
3. What incident that occurs in Section 2, does Mr. B ask Pamela to keep a secret?
(a) His attempt to kiss her.
(b) The offer of employment by Lady Danvers.
(c) His promise to keep her on as a maid.
(d) His threat to dismiss her.
4. After the dinner party when Mr. B disguises himself, what is Mr. B's response to Mrs. Jervis?
(a) He dismisses her because she knows too much.
(b) He dismisses her because she threatens to reveal his actions.
(c) He dismisses her because she takes Pamela's side against him.
(d) He moves her to another estate
5. By the end of Section 1, Pamela is established as the main character pursuing a goal and Mr. B as the character who is presenting obstacles to her accomplishing her goal. Which of the following pair of words best describes these two roles?
(a) Protagonist and villain.
(b) Lead Roles.
(c) Heroine and villain.
(d) Protagonist and antagonist.
6. Pamela's worries about Mr. B's safety and about what he might have heard from Mrs. Jewkes about Pamela, suggest that she has mixed feelings about Mr. B even though he has been so brutal to her; which of the following literary devices is exemplified in this situation?
7. What reference does Mr. B make to Mr. Williams in one of the articles contained in his proposition to Pamela?
(a) He wants an assurance that Mr. Williams had no encouragement from Pamela.
(b) He wants Pamela to write to the Church complaining about the actions of Mr. Williams.
(c) He wants Pamela to have no contact with Mr. Williams.
(d) He wants Pamela to give details about all the discussions between Pamela and Mr. Williams.
8. What does Mr. B first offer Pamela in fulfillment of his mother's wishes?
(a) A job in his sister's house.
(c) To pay her way home.
(d) Four guineas.
9. Upon hearing the response of the gentry toward her plight, what does Pamela ask Mr. Williams to do to help her?
(a) To send back her letters.
(b) To send her letters to her parents and pray for her.
(c) To appeal to Mr. B on her behalf.
(d) To pray for her.
10. After being confronted by Pamela, what does Robin do about his assistance to Mr. B and his scheme against Pamela?
(a) He tells Pamela that he will make it up to her by helping her.
(b) He apologizes.
(c) He promises to stop helping Mr. B.
(d) He explains that he has no choice but to help Mr. B.
11. In Section 7 after his failed proposition and his failed attempt to seduce Pamela, what concessions does Mr. B make to allow Pamela more freedom?
(a) He agrees that she can contact Mr. Williams.
(b) She can go home as long as she returns once per month.
(c) She can be free of Mrs. Jewkes directions.
(d) He agrees to lessen her restraints and allow her to write to her parents as long as he can see the letters first.
12. How does Mr. B try to encourage Pamela to keep the incident a secret?
(a) He promises to give her a higher place in the household.
(b) He offers her money.
(c) He offers her a holiday.
(d) He offers her new clothes.
13. How does Pamela respond to Mr. B's proposition and the articles contained in it?
(a) She accepts them but asks for two to be changed.
(b) She asks for time to consider.
(c) She asks to discuss the matter with her father.
(d) She writes rejecting him and asking him to reconsider before ruining her.
14. When Mr. B arrives at Lincolnshire and ignores Pamela, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That he is listening to Mrs. Jewkes' complaints against her.
(b) That he will send her away.
(c) That he will resume his abuses.
(d) That he will cause Mr. Jewkes to limit Pamela's movements even more.
15. Throughout Section 5, when Pamela's movements are restricted and monitored, which character is Mr. B's chief ally?
(a) Mrs. Jervis.
(b) Lady Davers.
(c) Mr. Williams.
(d) Mrs. Jewkes.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of Section 6, what tragedy befalls Mr. Williams?
2. In Section 7 when Mr. B makes his surprising new approach to Pamela, how many articles does Mr. B outline to her?
3. What attitude does Mr. B show towards Pamela's virtue in Section 3 as she prepares to go home?
4. In Section 4, when Pamela hears of the possibility of Mr. B visiting Lincolnshire, how does she try to end the problems between her and Mr. B?
5. After failing to help Pamela escape, Mr. Williams writes to her introducing a different subject. What is the subject?
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