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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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?
2. 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?
(a) He demands an explanation.
(b) He ignores her.
(c) He is angry and treats his wife coldly.
(d) He greets her warmly.
3. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
(a) She buys new clothes.
(b) She gives the servants monetary gifts.
(c) She presents herself to the gentry.
(d) She gets involved with the church.
4. 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?
(a) Mrs. Jewkes.
(c) Lady Davers.
(d) Mr. B.
5. 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 vacillates between negative and positive feelings towards Pamela.
(c) He treats her badly most of the time.
(d) He is angrier than ever.
6. 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) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(d) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
7. How are Pamela and Mr. B treated during the period before their departure of Lincolnshire?
(a) They are praised and wished well by everyone but there is relief that they are going.
(b) They enjoy goodness and civility from everyone.
(c) They are ignored as most peope are relieved to see them go.
(d) Their departure is celebrated.
8. When Mr. B sees Pamela's reaction to him after she overhears his conversation with Mrs. Jewkes, how does Mr. B behave?
(a) He locks himself in the closet.
(b) He leaves in anger.
(c) He dismisses Pamela again.
(d) He apologizes to Pamela.
9. After the altercation between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalates, what finally causes the reconciliation between them?
(a) Mrs. Jervis intervenes and guides and encourages Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(b) As he sees the two women reconcile, Mr. B is pleased and salutes them both.
(c) Sir Simon appeals to Lady Davers to forgive her brother.
(d) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
10. 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) Maturity and patience.
(b) Resilience and assertiveness.
(c) Patience and forgiveness.
(d) Assertiveness and honesty.
11. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
(a) They agree to visit Lady Davers together.
(b) They agree to correspond with each other.
(c) They agree to take holidays together.
(d) They agree to visit each other.
12. As Mr B. and Pamela settle down into marriage and Mr. B makes various business arrangements, what news does Mr. B give Pamela that makes her exceptionally happy?
(a) He plans to get her a guide to help her deal with all the social responsibilities.
(b) He plans to move her parents in with them.
(c) He plans to place her parents at his Kentish estate and to give her money for charity.
(d) He plans to get her a position with the church.
13. When Pamela becomes aware of this source of opposition to her marriage, why is she very worried?
(a) Because of the negative impact it will have on Mr. B's relationships.
(b) Because she doesn't want any disagreements with Mr. B and this person.
(c) Because she hopes that everyone will be supportive.
(d) Because of the impact on her father.
14. 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?
(a) That he has read Pamela's journal and is touched by her concern when he nearly drowned despite the hardships he has put her through.
(b) That he does not understand why his feelings for her are so complicated.
(c) That he can no longer be in contact with her.
(d) That he needs time to sort out his feelings.
15. Why is it useful for the author to bring Pamela back to Bedfordshire after her marriage?
(a) To create contrast and irony as the change in Pamela's circumstances taking her where her troubles began.
(b) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
(c) To show the Bedfordshire gentry how Pamela has prevailed over her troubles.
(d) To show the servants that she overcame her troubles.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
3. 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?
4. What causes the first confrontation between Pamela and Lady Davers, when Lady Davers arrives?
5. When Pamela arrives for tea at Mr. Simons and relates the incident with Lady Davers, how do Sir Simon's guests respond to Pamela?
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