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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
(a) Her fear of Lady Davers' response.
(b) Her fears of the consummation of marriage on the wedding night.
(c) Her fear that she will not live up to Mr. B's expectations.
(d) Her fear that Mr. B will hurt her again.
2. After the discussion of the incident involving Lady Davers and Pamela, how do the guests of Sir Simon pass the time?
(a) Socializing and eating.
(b) Eating, drinking, and reading poetry.
(c) Eating and Drinking.
(d) Playing cards and dancing.
3. How does Mr. Andrews feel after Pamela tells him all that has transpired leading to the plans for her marriage?
(a) He is happy to be reunited with Pamela but he is eager to return to tell his wife.
(b) He is anxious about her safety.
(c) He is distressed.
(d) He is still hostile to Mr. B.
4. 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 the servants that she overcame her troubles.
(c) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
(d) To show the Bedfordshire gentry how Pamela has prevailed over her troubles.
5. At the beginning of Section 10 when everyone becomes interested in seeing Pamela, which members of the gentry visit Pamela and Mr. B?
(a) Lady Davers. Jackey and the entourage.
(b) Sir Simon's family, Mr. Peters, his wife and niece, and Lady Jones and her sister-in-law .
(c) Mr Coulbrand and Sir Simon.
(d) Lady Jones and her sister-in-law.
6. How does Pamela react after she overhears the conversation between Mrs. Jewkes and Mr. B?
(a) She storms out and goes home.
(b) She angrily attacks Mr. B.
(c) She is angry with Mrs. Jewkes.
(d) She falls to her knees and thanks Mr. B.
7. What causes the first confrontation between Pamela and Lady Davers, when Lady Davers arrives?
(a) Lady davers calls Pamela a "wanton hussey".
(b) Pamela accuses Lady Davers of arriving without warning.
(c) Lady Davers accuses Pamela of having lost her virtue because she refuses to believe they are married.
(d) Lady Davers accuses Pamela of wanting Mr. B's money.
8. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
(a) Mrs. Andrews.
(b) Lady Davers.
(c) Mrs. Jervis.
(d) Mr. Williams.
9. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
(a) They ask to attend and to have a ball afterwards.
(b) They offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
(c) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
(d) They ask the couple to join them for drinks after the ceremony.
10. 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.
(c) Turning point.
11. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
(a) Lady Davers is already in bed.
(b) Lady Davers is waiting to confront them.
(c) Lady Davers has already left.
(d) Lady Davers ignores them completely.
12. How do Pamela and Lady Davers try to deal with Mr. B's rage?
(a) Both plead with Mr. B to forgive them.
(b) Both withdraw from the situation.
(c) Each one tries to explain to Mr. B that she did not mean to let the situation get out of hand.
(d) Both decide to ignore Mr. B and deal with each other.
13. 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 not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
(b) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
(c) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(d) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
14. As Mrs. Jewkes expresses her fears about how Pamela will treat her after being married to Mr. B, how does Pamela show her virtuous nature towards Mrs. Jewkes?
(a) She promises to help her find work elsewhere.
(b) She promises that they will be friends.
(c) She promises that she will hold no grudges.
(d) She promises to pray for her.
15. What roles does Lady Davers' companion play in the confrontation with Mr. B?
(a) He continues to attack Pamela's background.
(b) He continues to take the side of Lady Davers.
(c) He apologizes upon hearing that Mr. B is really married to Pamela.
(d) He leaves because of embarrassment.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
2. After Mr. B examines and comments on Pamela's papers during their encounter in the garden, how does the incident end?
3. How does Mr. B react when he hears that the reason for Pamela's late arrival at tea is the behavior of Lady Davers?
4. 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?
5. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
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