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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
(b) He is asked to give away Pamela.
(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.
2. What example of reconciliation takes place in Section 10, following conversations between Mr. B and one of his visitors?
(a) Mr. B and Pamela are reconciled.
(b) Mr. B and Mrs. Jervis are reconciled.
(c) Mr. B and Mr. Andrews are reconciled.
(d) Mr. B and Mr. Williams are reconciled.
3. How does Mr. B try to convince Pamela that he will be faithful and true?
(a) He gives her everything she asks for.
(b) He repeatedly promises her never to be unkind again.
(c) He tries to fulfill her wishes, he encourages Pamela to write to her parents, he sends them a gift, and gives Pamela money to disperse amongst the servants.
(d) He swears that he will always make her happy.
4. What condition does Mr. B impose when he tells Pamela that she can let her parents know about the marriage?
(a) She must explain that they cannot attend.
(b) They must move to his estate immediately.
(c) She must insist that they invite no relatives on their side.
(d) She must ensure that they keep it a secret.
5. After returning to Mr. B at Lincolnshire, what happens when Pamela visits Mr. B at the beginning of Section 9?
(a) He is happy and asks for forgiveness.
(b) He is happy and asks Pamela to set the date for the marrriage.
(c) He is happy with her but asks that she does not see Mr. Williams.
(d) He is still uncertain and asks for more time.
6. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
(b) That people will be rude to Mr. B for marrying below his station.
(c) That Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(d) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
7. How does Pamela feel towards Mr. B in Section 8 after overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jewkes' conversation?
(a) She doesn't trust him.
(b) She is too inclined in Mr. B's favor and wishes she was of the right social class for him.
(c) She is confused.
(d) She wants to have nothing more to do with him.
8. In the series of confrontations that occur with Lady Davers because of her reaction to Pamela's marriage, what important attitude does Mr. B display that will be necessary in a marriage to someone with Pamela's background?
(a) He tries to keep the peace.
(b) He does not tolerate disrespect to his wife.
(c) He protects his wife from criticism.
(d) He does not allow his wife to get into such arguments.
9. 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) Money to pay their debts.
(b) Money and a coach to bring them for a visit.
(c) Money and new clothes to travel
(d) She sends them money, an invitation to visit, and news that their creditors will be paid.
10. In Section 14, how does Pamela respond when Lady Davers asks whether she loved Mr. B during her trials?
(a) She claims that she did not love him.
(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 refuses to answer.
11. When Pamela, Mr. B, and Mr. Andrews go out for an airing in the coach, what is the effect of Pamela's appearance on Mr. Andrews?
(a) He is stunned by her apperance.
(b) He does not recognize her because she is dressed, but he admires her greatly.
(c) He reminds her not to be vain.
(d) He is ashamed that he is too poor and his daughter doesn't fit in.
12. Because the author treats the actual wedding in such an incidental way, this event could be described as a let-down or disappointment to readers expecting a big event. Which of the following terms would best describe such a let-down or disappointment?
(a) Turning point.
(c) Falling action.
13. Pamela overhears a conversation between Mr. B and Mrs. Jewkes in Section 8. What aspect of this conversation causes a change in her attitude to Mr. B?
(a) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
(b) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(c) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(d) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
14. Which of the following phrases best reflects the theme of the section of the novel in which Mr. B and Lady Davers have their confrontation and then overcome their disagreement?
(a) Conflict and Reconciliation.
15. How is Pamela treated by the person who accompanies Lady Davers?
(a) She is attacked by both until she leaves.
(b) She is called terrible names by both of them.
(c) She is physically attacked by one of them.
(d) She is taunted by both and prevented from leaving.
Short Answer Questions
1. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
2. How does Mr. B occupy himself in the days after he and Pamela return to Bedfordshire?
3. What important aspects of Pamela's character are revealed in the series of confrontations that occur with Lady Davers because of her reaction to Pamela's marriage?
4. Apart from the gentry and Mr. Andrews, which other person visits Mr. B and Pamela shortly before the wedding?
5. When Mr. B demands Pamela's letters and she presents them to him in the garden, what information contained in her papers brings a significant response from Mr. B?
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