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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(b) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
(c) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
(d) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
2. When Mr. B asks Pamela what she will do if she is unable to interact with other ladies after they are married, how does Pamela respond?
(a) She will sew, knit and cook.
(b) She will do accounting and social work.
(c) She says she will do accounting and cooking, play cards, read, write and remember her duty to God.
(d) She will spend her time with the Church.
3. 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.
4. How does Mr. B try to convince Pamela that he will be faithful and true?
(a) 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.
(b) He gives her everything she asks for.
(c) He repeatedly promises her never to be unkind again.
(d) He swears that he will always make her happy.
5. How do Pamela and Lady Davers try to deal with Mr. B's rage?
(a) Both withdraw from the situation.
(b) Both plead with Mr. B to forgive them.
(c) Both decide to ignore Mr. B and deal with each other.
(d) Each one tries to explain to Mr. B that she did not mean to let the situation get out of hand.
6. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
(a) She presents herself to the gentry.
(b) She buys new clothes.
(c) She gives the servants monetary gifts.
(d) She gets involved with the church.
7. Who accompanies Lady Davers on her visit to Mr. B and Pamela following their marriage?
(b) Mrs. Jewkes.
(d) Mrs. Jervis.
8. As Pamela assumes her own responsibilities as mistress of Bedfordshire, what detailed plans does she make to manage one of her own duties?
(a) She plans to keep detailed accounts of her charitabe donations.
(b) She makes detailed pans to manage her household.
(c) She makes detailed plans for her social engagements.
(d) She makes plans to resume her journal and letters.
9. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
(a) She dislikes being with them.
(b) She feels comfortable with them.
(c) She feels unworthy of them.
(d) She knows they are ridiculing her.
10. 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 still uncertain and asks for more time.
(d) He is happy with her but asks that she does not see Mr. Williams.
11. What feelings towards Pamela has Mr. B displayed after she reacts to overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jeweks' conversation in Section 8?
(a) His hostility towards her is diminishing.
(b) He treats her badly most of the time.
(c) He vacillates between negative and positive feelings towards Pamela.
(d) He is angrier than ever.
12. 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?
(a) Patience and forgiveness.
(b) Maturity and patience.
(c) Resilience and assertiveness.
(d) Assertiveness and honesty.
13. 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?
14. How does Mr. B react when he hears that the reason for Pamela's late arrival at tea is the behavior of Lady Davers?
(a) He apologizes and becomes angry with Lady Davers.
(b) He leaves to confront Lady Davers.
(c) He explains to Pamela that nothing must make her late for such engagements.
(d) He sends for Lady Davers.
15. As Mr. B and Pamela become increasingly open in their discussions of their future, what does Mr. B reveal to Pamela about the sham marriage of which she read accidentally?
(a) He admits that he considered it.
(b) He chastises her for believing such nonsense.
(c) He claims he knew nothing of it.
(d) He denies it completely.
Short Answer Questions
1. As the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela looms and then becomes reality, which character continues to worry that Pamela will treat him / her badly because of past wrongs done to Pamela?
2. While entertaining his guests who show support for him and Pamela, how does Mr. B show his willingness to accept responsibility for his past wrongs?
3. What causes the first confrontation between Pamela and Lady Davers, when Lady Davers arrives?
4. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
5. 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?
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