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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 retuns them so she can destroy them.
(c) He promises to store them safely.
(d) He returns them to her and she gives them to Mr. B.
2. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
(a) They agree to visit each other.
(b) They agree to take holidays together.
(c) They agree to correspond with each other.
(d) They agree to visit Lady Davers together.
3. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
(a) She knows they are ridiculing her.
(b) She dislikes being with them.
(c) She feels comfortable with them.
(d) She feels unworthy of them.
4. 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) Mr. B invites him to dinner, gives permission for him to be friends with Pamela, and invites him to officiate at the chapel.
(c) He is asked to give away Pamela.
(d) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
5. 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) She might have done something to encourage his proposal.
(c) She might have damaged her reputation with him.
(d) Mr. Williams might accuse Mr. B of causing his troubles.
6. When Mr. B informs Mrs. Jewkes about his imminent marriage to Pamela, what is Mrs. Jewkes' main worry?
(a) That Mr. B will resent the role she played against Pamela.
(b) That Pamela will dismiss her.
(c) That Pamela will give her a lowly position in the household.
(d) That as her mistress, Pamela will be in a position to take revenge against Mrs. Jewkes who treated her very badly.
7. 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 claims he knew nothing of it.
(b) He denies it completely.
(c) He admits that he considered it.
(d) He chastises her for believing such nonsense.
8. 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) Falling action.
(d) Turning point.
9. 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. B indicates that this will be his last letter as he will marry someone else.
(b) Mr. Claims that he will have his way with his proposal of cohabitation.
(c) Mr. B states that Pamela will not be allowed back to his estates.
(d) Mr. B begs her to return and promises that he will write asking her father permission to marry her.
10. 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.
11. As the first altercation between Pamela and Lady Davers escalates, how does Pamela get away from Lady Davers to meet her husband?
(a) She pushes Lady Davers out of her way.
(b) She calls for Mrs. Jewkes to help her.
(c) She calls Jonathan to help her.
(d) She escapes through a window.
12. After the altercation between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalates, what finally causes the reconciliation between them?
(a) As he sees the two women reconcile, Mr. B is pleased and salutes them both.
(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) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
13. 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 are polite but aloof.
(c) They are distant.
(d) They question her about her past.
14. Apart from the gentry and Mr. Andrews, which other person visits Mr. B and Pamela shortly before the wedding?
(a) Mr. Williams.
(b) Mrs. Jervis.
(c) The clergyman.
(d) Mr. Jonathan.
15. 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 the servants that she overcame her troubles.
(c) To create contrast and irony as the change in Pamela's circumstances taking her where her troubles began.
(d) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
Short Answer Questions
1. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
2. How does Pamela react after she overhears the conversation between Mrs. Jewkes and Mr. B?
3. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
4. As Pamela assumes her own responsibilities as mistress of Bedfordshire, what detailed plans does she make to manage one of her own duties?
5. In Section 14, how does Pamela respond when Lady Davers asks whether she loved Mr. B during her trials?
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