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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Section 10, when members of the gentry visit Mr. B and Pamela, what is their reaction to Pamela?
(a) They are cordial.
(b) Everyone praises her.
(c) They are respectful but unfriendly.
(d) They are distant.
2. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
(a) They agree to correspond with each other.
(b) They agree to visit Lady Davers together.
(c) They agree to visit each other.
(d) They agree to take holidays together.
3. 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 indifferent to her.
(b) They are hostile to her.
(c) They are sullen when presented to her.
(d) They rejoice at seeing her.
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 asked to give away Pamela.
(b) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
(c) He is to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
(d) Mr. B invites him to dinner, gives permission for him to be friends with Pamela, and invites him to officiate at the chapel.
5. How does Pamela feel towards Mr. B in Section 8 after overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jewkes' conversation?
(a) She doesn't trust him.
(b) She is too inclined in Mr. B's favor and wishes she was of the right social class for him.
(c) She is confused.
(d) She wants to have nothing more to do with him.
6. 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.
7. How does Mr. Andrews feel after Pamela tells him all that has transpired leading to the plans for her marriage?
(a) He is distressed.
(b) He is still hostile to Mr. B.
(c) He is anxious about her safety.
(d) He is happy to be reunited with Pamela but he is eager to return to tell his wife.
8. During an airing in the chariot, what impresses Pamela about Mr. B?
(a) His discussion of English authors.
(b) His provisions to take care of her parents.
(c) His willingness to reinstate Mrs. Jervis.
(d) His attentiveness to her.
9. As Lady Davers reacts negatively to the news of the marriage, what does Mr. B insist that Pamela should do?
(a) He insists that Pamela join them for dinner.
(b) He asks Pamela to speak with Lady Davers privately.
(c) He tells Pamela that she need not have anything to do with his sister.
(d) He excuses Pamela from dining with them.
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) Resilience and assertiveness.
(b) Maturity and patience.
(c) Assertiveness and honesty.
(d) Patience and forgiveness.
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 calls Jonathan to help her.
(b) She calls for Mrs. Jewkes to help her.
(c) She pushes Lady Davers out of her way.
(d) She escapes through a window.
12. Who delivers the letter from Mr. B to Pamela while she is at the inn on her way home from Lincolnshire?
(a) Mr. Robert.
(b) Mr. B's groom.
(c) Mr. Colbrand.
(d) Mrs. Jewkes.
13. 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 is upset that she feels so negatively towards him.
(b) He laments her contemplation of suicide.
(c) He is curious that she worried when he almost drowned.
(d) He realizes how badly he has affected her.
14. How are Pamela's parents treated upon Mr. B's return to Bedfordshire?
(a) He arranges a stipend for them.
(b) He arranges a position in the church for Mr. Andrews and invites Mrs. Andrews to spend her spare time with Pamela.
(c) He toasts them and suggests to Mr. Longman that they manage his Kentish estate.
(d) He arranges for them to live there.
15. 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?
(a) Her letter-writing.
(b) Her management of the servants.
(c) Her involvement with other families.
(d) Routine domestic arrangements including dress and hours for eating and sleeping.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Pamela's loyalty displayed after her marriage?
2. How does Mr. B react when he hears that the reason for Pamela's late arrival at tea is the behavior of Lady Davers?
3. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
4. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
5. When it is confirmed for Lady Davers that Mr. B and Pamela are truly married, Lady Davers reacts negatively. What does this reaction to the news reflect about some aspects of the society in which the novel is set?
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