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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 does not allow his wife to get into such arguments.
(b) He protects his wife from criticism.
(c) He tries to keep the peace.
(d) He does not tolerate disrespect to his wife.
2. After the discussion of the incident involving Lady Davers and Pamela, how do the guests of Sir Simon pass the time?
(a) Socializing and eating.
(b) Eating, drinking, and reading poetry.
(c) Eating and Drinking.
(d) Playing cards and dancing.
3. How does Pamela feel towards Mr. B in Section 8 after overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jewkes' conversation?
(a) She wants to have nothing more to do with him.
(b) She is too inclined in Mr. B's favor and wishes she was of the right social class for him.
(c) She doesn't trust him.
(d) She is confused.
4. In Section 14, how does Pamela respond when Lady Davers asks whether she loved Mr. B during her trials?
(a) She says she is unsure whether she did or not.
(b) She says she did not have the presumption to do so.
(c) She refuses to answer.
(d) She claims that she did not love him.
5. After the altercation between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalates, what finally causes the reconciliation between them?
(a) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(b) Sir Simon appeals to Lady Davers to forgive her brother.
(c) Mrs. Jervis intervenes and guides and encourages Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(d) As he sees the two women reconcile, Mr. B is pleased and salutes them both.
6. 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) Mr. B invites him to dinner, gives permission for him to be friends with Pamela, and invites him to officiate at the chapel.
(b) He is to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
(c) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
(d) He is asked to give away Pamela.
7. In what way does the letter delivered from Mr. B to Pamela at the inn lay the foundation for the climax of the story?
(a) Mr. Claims that he will have his way with his proposal of cohabitation.
(b) Mr. B states that Pamela will not be allowed back to his estates.
(c) Mr. B begs her to return and promises that he will write asking her father permission to marry her.
(d) Mr. B indicates that this will be his last letter as he will marry someone else.
8. After this incident in which the Lady Davers makes her revelation and Mr. B becomes enraged, why is Mr. B angry with Pamela as well as Lady Davers?
(a) He is ashamed of Pamela because what his sister is saying may be true.
(b) He believes that Pamela is stooping too much to Lady Davers.
(c) He believes Pamela made the situation worse.
(d) He believes that Pamela should have stayed out of the altercation.
9. Upon hearing that Lady Davers plans to visit, how does Pamela advise Mr. B to respond?
(a) She urges him to be kind to his sister.
(b) She asks him to keep Lady Davers quiet.
(c) She warns him to keep Lady Davers away from her.
(d) She encourages him to seek the support of his sister.
10. As the first altercation between Pamela and Lady Davers escalates, how does Pamela get away from Lady Davers to meet her husband?
(a) She calls Jonathan to help her.
(b) She pushes Lady Davers out of her way.
(c) She calls for Mrs. Jewkes to help her.
(d) She escapes through a window.
11. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
(a) He refers to Pamela not knowing how to sign her new name.
(b) He makes humorous comments about the gentry.
(c) He makes humorous comments about the servants.
(d) He refers to Mr. B making jokes with Pamela.
12. As Lady Davers reacts negatively to the news of the marriage, what does Mr. B insist that Pamela should do?
(a) He insists that Pamela join them for dinner.
(b) He excuses Pamela from dining with them.
(c) He asks Pamela to speak with Lady Davers privately.
(d) He tells Pamela that she need not have anything to do with his sister.
13. 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?
(a) Routine domestic arrangements including dress and hours for eating and sleeping.
(b) Her management of the servants.
(c) Her letter-writing.
(d) Her involvement with other families.
14. During an airing in the chariot, what impresses Pamela about Mr. B?
(a) His willingness to reinstate Mrs. Jervis.
(b) His attentiveness to her.
(c) His provisions to take care of her parents.
(d) His discussion of English authors.
15. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
(a) They offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
(b) They ask the couple to join them for drinks after the ceremony.
(c) They ask to attend and to have a ball afterwards.
(d) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
2. When Pamela stops at an inn on her way to her parents' home, she receives a letter from Mr. B. What important information does this letter contain?
3. 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?
4. How does Mr. B try to convince Pamela that he will be faithful and true?
5. What causes the first confrontation between Pamela and Lady Davers, when Lady Davers arrives?
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