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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
(a) He refers to Pamela not knowing how to sign her new name.
(b) He refers to Mr. B making jokes with Pamela.
(c) He makes humorous comments about the servants.
(d) He makes humorous comments about the gentry.
2. 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.
3. 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?
(b) Falling action.
(d) Turning point.
4. 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.
5. What condition does Mr. B impose when he tells Pamela that she can let her parents know about the marriage?
(a) She must explain that they cannot attend.
(b) She must ensure that they keep it a secret.
(c) They must move to his estate immediately.
(d) She must insist that they invite no relatives on their side.
6. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That people will be rude to Mr. B for marrying below his station.
(b) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
(c) That Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(d) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
7. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
(a) Mrs. Andrews.
(b) Mrs. Jervis.
(c) Lady Davers.
(d) Mr. Williams.
8. 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.
9. How are Pamela and Mr. B treated during the period before their departure of Lincolnshire?
(a) They are ignored as most peope are relieved to see them go.
(b) They are praised and wished well by everyone but there is relief that they are going.
(c) Their departure is celebrated.
(d) They enjoy goodness and civility from everyone.
10. How is Pamela's loyalty displayed after her marriage?
(a) Through her attitude to her parents.
(b) She forgives Mrs. Jewkes.
(c) She forgives Jonathan.
(d) She asks Mr. B to reinstate Mrs. Jervis, Mr. Longman, and Mr. Jonathan.
11. After the altercation between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalates, what finally causes the reconciliation between them?
(a) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(b) Sir Simon appeals to Lady Davers to forgive her brother.
(c) As he sees the two women reconcile, Mr. B is pleased and salutes them both.
(d) Mrs. Jervis intervenes and guides and encourages Mr. B to forgive his sister.
12. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
(a) She gets involved with the church.
(b) She gives the servants monetary gifts.
(c) She buys new clothes.
(d) She presents herself to the gentry.
13. How does Mr. B occupy himself in the days after he and Pamela return to Bedfordshire?
(a) He is busy with business matters.
(b) He goes hunting.
(c) He resumes his wild social life.
(d) He spends long hours in the library.
14. How does Lady Davers attempt to spoil the relationship between Pamela and Mr. B after she learns of the marriage?
(a) She reveals that Mr. B has illegitimate children.
(b) She reveals information about Mr. B's past exploits with several women.
(c) She reveals information about Sally Godfrey, the woman whom Mr. B ruined.
(d) She reveals that Mr. B already has a wife who is mentally ill.
15. 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 begs her to return and promises that he will write asking her father permission to marry her.
(b) Mr. B states that Pamela will not be allowed back to his estates.
(c) Mr. Claims that he will have his way with his proposal of cohabitation.
(d) Mr. B indicates that this will be his last letter as he will marry someone else.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following terms best describes the section of the novel that occurs when Mr. B declares his love for Pamela and his desire to marry her?
2. What roles does Lady Davers' companion play in the confrontation with Mr. B?
3. When Pamela, Mr. B, and Mr. Andrews go out for an airing in the coach, what is the effect of Pamela's appearance on Mr. Andrews?
4. How is Pamela treated by the person who accompanies Lady Davers?
5. When Mr. B informs Mrs. Jewkes about his imminent marriage to Pamela, what is Mrs. Jewkes' main worry?
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