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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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 move her parents in with them.
(b) He plans to get her a position with the church.
(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 guide to help her deal with all the social responsibilities.
2. 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?
(a) She will spend her time with the Church.
(b) She will do accounting and social work.
(c) She will sew, knit and cook.
(d) She says she will do accounting and cooking, play cards, read, write and remember her duty to God.
3. In Section 11, which character is clearly opposed to the marriage between Mrs. B and Pamela?
(a) Mr. Williams.
(b) Mrs. Andrews.
(c) Mrs. Jervis.
(d) Lady Davers.
4. In Section 14, how does Pamela respond when Lady Davers asks whether she loved Mr. B during her trials?
(a) She claims that she did not love him.
(b) She says she did not have the presumption to do so.
(c) She says she is unsure whether she did or not.
(d) She refuses to answer.
5. How does Pamela react after she overhears the conversation between Mrs. Jewkes and Mr. B?
(a) She is angry with Mrs. Jewkes.
(b) She angrily attacks Mr. B.
(c) She storms out and goes home.
(d) She falls to her knees and thanks Mr. B.
6. 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 rejoice at seeing her.
(b) They are indifferent to her.
(c) They are hostile to her.
(d) They are sullen when presented to her.
7. While entertaining his guests who show support for him and Pamela, how does Mr. B show his willingness to accept responsibility for his past wrongs?
(a) He acknowledges his faults.
(b) He tells his guests of his past treatment of Pamela, giving her all credit and accepting the discredit.
(c) He apologizes publicly to Pamela and her family.
(d) He asks for forgiveness for his wrongs against other women.
8. 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?
9. 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) Their departure is celebrated.
(c) They enjoy goodness and civility from everyone.
(d) They are ignored as most peope are relieved to see them go.
10. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
(b) That Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(c) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
(d) That people will be rude to Mr. B for marrying below his station.
11. After Mr. B examines and comments on Pamela's papers during their encounter in the garden, how does the incident end?
(a) Mr. B offers to kiss Pamela but she recalls the sham marriage plan and rejects him, leading to his anger.
(b) Mr. B discovers the true virtue of Pamela and apologizes for everything.
(c) Mrs. Jewkes turns up just as they are about to kiss.
(d) Pamela sees a change in him and allows him to kiss her.
12. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
(a) She wants to marry privately and he wants to marry in a church.
(b) He wants to marry privately and she wants to marry in a church.
(c) He wants a big wedding with the gentry presnt and she is too shy for this.
(d) He wants to marry quickly and she wants to wait.
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) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
(b) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(c) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(d) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
14. Following his marriage to Pamela, how is Mr. B's generosity revealed?
(a) Through his gifts to the servants.
(b) Through his gift to the church.
(c) Through his gifts to Pamela, her parents and the servants.
(d) Through his gifts to Pamela.
15. How is Pamela's loyalty displayed after her marriage?
(a) She forgives Mrs. Jewkes.
(b) She asks Mr. B to reinstate Mrs. Jervis, Mr. Longman, and Mr. Jonathan.
(c) Through her attitude to her parents.
(d) She forgives Jonathan.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Pamela arrives for tea at Mr. Simons and relates the incident with Lady Davers, how do Sir Simon's guests respond to Pamela?
2. After Pamela brings Mr. Andrews up-to-date about the events and plans for her marriage, what does Mr. Andrews do with Pamela's letters?
3. When Mr. B informs Mrs. Jewkes about his imminent marriage to Pamela, what is Mrs. Jewkes' main worry?
4. As Pamela assumes her own responsibilities as mistress of Bedfordshire, what detailed plans does she make to manage one of her own duties?
5. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
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