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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As Lady Davers reacts negatively to the news of the marriage, what does Mr. B insist that Pamela should do?
(a) He asks Pamela to speak with Lady Davers privately.
(b) He tells Pamela that she need not have anything to do with his sister.
(c) He insists that Pamela join them for dinner.
(d) He excuses Pamela from dining with them.
2. What are the significant aspects of the conversations between Mr. B and the third visitor prior to the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela?
(a) He is asked to give away Pamela.
(b) He is to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
(c) Mr. B invites him to dinner, gives permission for him to be friends with Pamela, and invites him to officiate at the chapel.
(d) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
3. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
(a) Her fear of Lady Davers' response.
(b) Her fears of the consummation of marriage on the wedding night.
(c) Her fear that Mr. B will hurt her again.
(d) Her fear that she will not live up to Mr. B's expectations.
4. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
(a) They ask to attend and to have a ball afterwards.
(b) They ask the couple to join them for drinks after the ceremony.
(c) They offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
(d) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
5. When it is confirmed for Lady Davers that Mr. B and Pamela are truly married, Lady Davers reacts negatively. What does this reaction to the news reflect about some aspects of the society in which the novel is set?
(a) She shows prejudice by saying that she doesn't want a servant girl in her family.
(b) She shows the prejudice in the society by accusing Mr. B of marrying the daughter of a beggar.
(c) She shows prejudice by saying that Pamela must not live in the family estate.
(d) She shows prejudice by insisting that Pamela should inherit nothing from her family.
6. How are Pamela's parents treated upon Mr. B's return to Bedfordshire?
(a) He arranges for them to live there.
(b) He arranges a position in the church for Mr. Andrews and invites Mrs. Andrews to spend her spare time with Pamela.
(c) He toasts them and suggests to Mr. Longman that they manage his Kentish estate.
(d) He arranges a stipend for them.
7. Why is it useful for the author to bring Pamela back to Bedfordshire after her marriage?
(a) To show the Bedfordshire gentry how Pamela has prevailed over her troubles.
(b) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
(c) To show the servants that she overcame her troubles.
(d) To create contrast and irony as the change in Pamela's circumstances taking her where her troubles began.
8. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
(a) Mrs. Jervis.
(b) Mr. Williams.
(c) Mrs. Andrews.
(d) Lady Davers.
9. How is Pamela's loyalty displayed after her marriage?
(a) She asks Mr. B to reinstate Mrs. Jervis, Mr. Longman, and Mr. Jonathan.
(b) Through her attitude to her parents.
(c) She forgives Jonathan.
(d) She forgives Mrs. Jewkes.
10. What condition does Pamela find Mr. B in when she returns at the end of Section 8?
(a) He is drunk.
(b) He is very ill.
(c) He is distresed and acting in a crazy manner.
(d) He is desperate and depressed.
11. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
(a) She sends them money, an invitation to visit, and news that their creditors will be paid.
(b) Money and new clothes to travel
(c) Money and a coach to bring them for a visit.
(d) Money to pay their debts.
12. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
(a) She knows they are ridiculing her.
(b) She feels unworthy of them.
(c) She feels comfortable with them.
(d) She dislikes being with them.
13. As the novel approaches its final stages, Pamela and Mr. B return to the estate in Bedfordshire and the reader anticipates the reaction of the servants who were previously Pamela's colleagues. How is Pamela treated by the servants?
(a) They are indifferent to her.
(b) They are hostile to her.
(c) They are sullen when presented to her.
(d) They rejoice at seeing her.
14. After Pamela brings Mr. Andrews up-to-date about the events and plans for her marriage, what does Mr. Andrews do with Pamela's letters?
(a) He returns them to her and she gives them to Mr. B.
(b) He promises to destroy them.
(c) He retuns them so she can destroy them.
(d) He promises to store them safely.
15. What roles does Lady Davers' companion play in the confrontation with Mr. B?
(a) He continues to attack Pamela's background.
(b) He apologizes upon hearing that Mr. B is really married to Pamela.
(c) He continues to take the side of Lady Davers.
(d) He leaves because of embarrassment.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who delivers the letter from Mr. B to Pamela while she is at the inn on her way home from Lincolnshire?
2. In addition to the business arrangements made after their marriage, what other arrangements do Mr. B and Pamela discuss in order to prevent future disagreements?
3. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
4. As the first altercation between Pamela and Lady Davers escalates, how does Pamela get away from Lady Davers to meet her husband?
5. According to Mr. B, how would a sham marriage have worked against him?
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