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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Mr. B communicate to the farmer about Pamela?
(a) That she needs to be kept there until Mr. B can join her.
(b) That she will be met there by Mrs. Jewkes who will go with her to Bedfordshire.
(c) That she must be kept there until her father comes for her.
(d) That he means to save her from a dangerous love affair.
2. Why does Pamela wish that Mr. B would give her money instead of nice clothes?
(a) Because she is not interested in clothes
(b) Because she wants to save for the future.
(c) So she can go home.
(d) So she can send money for her parents.
3. What is Pamela's response to the idea proposed by Mr. Williams?
(a) She rejects it until she can see her parents.
(b) She agrees.
(c) She rejects the idea unless Mr. B consents.
(d) She dismisses it altogether.
4. At the end of Section 2, what is the reaction of the other servants to Pamela's departure from Mr. B's estate?
(a) They are indifferent.
(b) They are happy to see her go.
(c) They curse her for giving Mr. B a bad name.
(d) They mourn at her departure.
5. How does Pamela react to the attempts of the ladies to see her at the dinner party?
(a) She hides in a closet.
(b) She hides in Mrs. Jervis' room.
(c) She wears a disguise.
(d) She goes out of the house.
Short Answer Questions
1. What attitude does Mr. B show towards Pamela's virtue in Section 3 as she prepares to go home?
2. After Mr. Williams is involved in an incident and is visited by Mrs. Jewkes, how does he let Pamela down?
3. How does Pamela seek to contribute to collaborating with Mr. Williams to arrange her escape?
4. How does Mr. B react to Pamela after she responds to his proposition and the articles he proposed in it?
5. After Mr. B decides to send Pamela home, what excuse does he use to delay her departure?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the circumstances of Pamela's life cause her to adopt one of the flaws in Mr. B's character?
2. As Pamela leaves for Lincolnshire what part do letters play in advancing the plot?
3. How does Section 6 highlight the intensity of Pamela's struggle to save her virtue?
4. What incidents follow Pamela's loss of help from Mr. Williams?
5. What other warnings do Pamela's parents give her at the beginning of the novel?
6. How is Mr. Williams' role in helping Pamela to escape brought to an end in Section 6?
7. How is the foundation of Pamela's virtue established and reinforced in Section 2 when questions arise about Mr. B's intentions towards her?
8. How does Pamela deal with the approaches made by Mr B and what is the result?
9. How does Mr. B intensify his advances toward Pamela after the argument at the party?
10. In Section 6, how does Pamela reveal that she has conflicting emotions about Mr. B?
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