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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 protects his wife from criticism.
(b) He does not allow his wife to get into such arguments.
(c) He does not tolerate disrespect to his wife.
(d) He tries to keep the peace.
2. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
(a) He makes humorous comments about the gentry.
(b) He refers to Pamela not knowing how to sign her new name.
(c) He refers to Mr. B making jokes with Pamela.
(d) He makes humorous comments about the servants.
3. What is Pamela's state of mind at the end of the section in which she marries Mr. B and he displays his love and generosity?
(a) She is happy but sometimes remembers her past trials.
(b) She is very happy with nothing left to wish for except her husband's life, health, honor and happiness.
(c) She is happy but wonders if it will last.
(d) She is happy but longs for her parents to be near her.
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?
(a) That he can no longer be in contact with her.
(b) 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.
(c) That he does not understand why his feelings for her are so complicated.
(d) That he needs time to sort out his feelings.
5. 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 asked to give away Pamela.
(c) He is to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
(d) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
6. When Mr. B demands Pamela's letters and she presents them to him in the garden, what information contained in her papers brings a significant response from Mr. B?
(a) He laments her contemplation of suicide.
(b) He is curious that she worried when he almost drowned.
(c) He is upset that she feels so negatively towards him.
(d) He realizes how badly he has affected her.
7. 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 plans to resume her journal and letters.
(c) She makes detailed plans for her social engagements.
(d) She makes detailed pans to manage her household.
8. After the discussion of the incident involving Lady Davers and Pamela, how do the guests of Sir Simon pass the time?
(a) Eating and Drinking.
(b) Eating, drinking, and reading poetry.
(c) Playing cards and dancing.
(d) Socializing and eating.
9. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
(a) He wants to marry privately and she wants to marry in a church.
(b) She wants to marry privately and he wants to marry in a church.
(c) He wants to marry quickly and she wants to wait.
(d) He wants a big wedding with the gentry presnt and she is too shy for this.
10. 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) Mrs. Jervis intervenes and guides and encourages Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(c) Sir Simon appeals to Lady Davers to forgive her brother.
(d) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
11. 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 swears that he will always make her happy.
(c) He gives her everything she asks for.
(d) He repeatedly promises her never to be unkind again.
12. What event occurs at the home of Pamela and Mr. B on the morning after the confrontation between Lady Davers and Pamela?
(a) Lady Davers ignores Pamela and speaks only to Mr. B.
(b) Lady Davers leaves without any word to Pamela and Mr. B.
(c) Lady Davers appears in the room of Pamela and Mr. B and is enraged to find them together.
(d) Lady Davers has a quarrel with Mr. B.
13. 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.
14. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
(a) Lady Davers is waiting to confront them.
(b) Lady Davers is already in bed.
(c) Lady Davers ignores them completely.
(d) Lady Davers has already left.
15. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
(a) She feels unworthy of them.
(b) She knows they are ridiculing her.
(c) She feels comfortable with them.
(d) She dislikes being with them.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
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. What roles does Lady Davers' companion play in the confrontation with Mr. B?
4. How are Pamela and Mr. B treated during the period before their departure of Lincolnshire?
5. How do Pamela and Lady Davers try to deal with Mr. B's rage?
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