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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Despite the progression of events and discussions leading towards his marriage to Pamela, what lingering concern regarding Mr. Williams does Mr. B express to Pamela?
(a) Mr. Williams might accuse Pamela of causing his troubles.
(b) Mr. Williams might accuse Mr. B of causing his troubles.
(c) She might have damaged her reputation with him.
(d) She might have done something to encourage his proposal.
2. 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.
3. 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 promises to destroy them.
(b) He returns them to her and she gives them to Mr. B.
(c) He retuns them so she can destroy them.
(d) He promises to store them safely.
4. How do Pamela and Lady Davers try to deal with Mr. B's rage?
(a) Each one tries to explain to Mr. B that she did not mean to let the situation get out of hand.
(b) Both plead with Mr. B to forgive them.
(c) Both withdraw from the situation.
(d) Both decide to ignore Mr. B and deal with each other.
5. As a result of the altercation with Lady Davers, Pamela is late to meet Mr. B at tea with Mr. Simons. How does Mr. B react when Pamela arrives late?
(a) He demands an explanation.
(b) He ignores her.
(c) He greets her warmly.
(d) He is angry and treats his wife coldly.
6. When Pamela arrives for tea at Mr. Simons and relates the incident with Lady Davers, how do Sir Simon's guests respond to Pamela?
(a) Everyone praises her.
(b) They question her about her past.
(c) They are polite but aloof.
(d) They are distant.
7. Upon hearing that Lady Davers plans to visit, how does Pamela advise Mr. B to respond?
(a) She warns him to keep Lady Davers away from her.
(b) She encourages him to seek the support of his sister.
(c) She asks him to keep Lady Davers quiet.
(d) She urges him to be kind to his sister.
8. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(b) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
(c) That people will be rude to Mr. B for marrying below his station.
(d) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
9. During an airing in the chariot, what impresses Pamela about Mr. B?
(a) His provisions to take care of her parents.
(b) His discussion of English authors.
(c) His attentiveness to her.
(d) His willingness to reinstate Mrs. Jervis.
10. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
(a) They agree to correspond with each other.
(b) They agree to take holidays together.
(c) They agree to visit Lady Davers together.
(d) They agree to visit each other.
11. When Pamela becomes aware of this source of opposition to her marriage, why is she very worried?
(a) Because of the negative impact it will have on Mr. B's relationships.
(b) Because she hopes that everyone will be supportive.
(c) Because of the impact on her father.
(d) Because she doesn't want any disagreements with Mr. B and this person.
12. 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 bless the new chapel.
(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 give away Pamela.
13. In Section 14, how does Pamela respond when Lady Davers asks whether she loved Mr. B during her trials?
(a) She refuses to answer.
(b) She says she did not have the presumption to do so.
(c) She says she is unsure whether she did or not.
(d) She claims that she did not love him.
14. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
(a) Lady Davers ignores them completely.
(b) Lady Davers has already left.
(c) Lady Davers is already in bed.
(d) Lady Davers is waiting to confront them.
15. After Lady Davers makes her revelation and Mr. B storms out in anger, what appeal does Lady Davers make to Pamela?
(a) She asks Pamela to be her advocate as she tries to apologize to Mr. B.
(b) She asks Pamela to leave Mr. B with Lady Davers so she can try to make amends for her behavior.
(c) She asks Pamela to go away and allow Mr. B to forget this mistake he has made by marrying her.
(d) She asks Pamela to appeal to Mr. B to forgive her.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what way does the letter delivered from Mr. B to Pamela at the inn lay the foundation for the climax of the story?
2. What is Pamela's state of mind at the end of the section in which she marries Mr. B and he displays his love and generosity?
3. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
4. 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?
5. Which of the following literary devices is used by the author when he creates a situation in which Mrs. Jewkes is to become Pamela's servant, following Mrs. Jewkes' evil treatment of Pamela?
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