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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What causes the first confrontation between Pamela and Lady Davers, when Lady Davers arrives?
(a) Lady Davers accuses Pamela of having lost her virtue because she refuses to believe they are married.
(b) Pamela accuses Lady Davers of arriving without warning.
(c) Lady Davers accuses Pamela of wanting Mr. B's money.
(d) Lady davers calls Pamela a "wanton hussey".
2. During an airing in the chariot, what impresses Pamela about Mr. B?
(a) His provisions to take care of her parents.
(b) His willingness to reinstate Mrs. Jervis.
(c) His attentiveness to her.
(d) His discussion of English authors.
3. 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 is waiting to confront them.
(c) Lady Davers is already in bed.
(d) Lady Davers has already left.
4. After Mr. B examines and comments on Pamela's papers during their encounter in the garden, how does the incident end?
(a) Mr. B offers to kiss Pamela but she recalls the sham marriage plan and rejects him, leading to his anger.
(b) Mr. B discovers the true virtue of Pamela and apologizes for everything.
(c) Mrs. Jewkes turns up just as they are about to kiss.
(d) Pamela sees a change in him and allows him to kiss her.
5. 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 ashamed that he is too poor and his daughter doesn't fit in.
(b) He reminds her not to be vain.
(c) He does not recognize her because she is dressed, but he admires her greatly.
(d) He is stunned by her apperance.
6. 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 denies it completely.
(d) He claims he knew nothing of it.
7. 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?
(b) Conflict and Reconciliation.
8. 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 store them safely.
(b) He returns them to her and she gives them to Mr. B.
(c) He promises to destroy them.
(d) He retuns them so she can destroy them.
9. 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 spend her time with the Church.
(b) She says she will do accounting and cooking, play cards, read, write and remember her duty to God.
(c) She will do accounting and social work.
(d) She will sew, knit and cook.
10. What feelings towards Pamela has Mr. B displayed after she reacts to overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jeweks' conversation in Section 8?
(a) He vacillates between negative and positive feelings towards Pamela.
(b) He is angrier than ever.
(c) His hostility towards her is diminishing.
(d) He treats her badly most of the time.
11. 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 create contrast and irony as the change in Pamela's circumstances taking her where her troubles began.
(c) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
(d) To show the servants that she overcame her troubles.
12. 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 leave Mr. B with Lady Davers so she can try to make amends for her behavior.
(b) She asks Pamela to be her advocate as she tries to apologize to Mr. B.
(c) She asks Pamela to appeal to Mr. B to forgive her.
(d) She asks Pamela to go away and allow Mr. B to forget this mistake he has made by marrying her.
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 hostile to her.
(b) They are indifferent to her.
(c) They rejoice at seeing her.
(d) They are sullen when presented to her.
14. At the beginning of Section 10 when everyone becomes interested in seeing Pamela, which members of the gentry visit Pamela and Mr. B?
(a) Sir Simon's family, Mr. Peters, his wife and niece, and Lady Jones and her sister-in-law .
(b) Lady Jones and her sister-in-law.
(c) Lady Davers. Jackey and the entourage.
(d) Mr Coulbrand and Sir Simon.
15. 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 begs her to return and promises that he will write asking her father permission to marry her.
(c) Mr. B states that Pamela will not be allowed back to his estates.
(d) Mr. B indicates that this will be his last letter as he will marry someone else.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Mr. B react when he hears that the reason for Pamela's late arrival at tea is the behavior of Lady Davers?
2. When Mr. B informs Mrs. Jewkes about his imminent marriage to Pamela, what is Mrs. Jewkes' main worry?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. After the discussion of the incident involving Lady Davers and Pamela, how do the guests of Sir Simon pass the time?
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