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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. After Mr. B decides to send Pamela home, what excuse does he use to delay her departure?
(a) That she must wait for Mrs. Jervis to go with her.
(b) That she must wait for her father to come and take her.
(c) That she must finish the waistcoat she has been making for him.
(d) That she must await Jonathan to take her.
2. After failing to help Pamela escape, Mr. Williams writes to her introducing a different subject. What is the subject?
(a) He proposes a visit to the clergyman.
(b) He proposes an appeal to Mr. B's sister, Lady Davers.
(c) He wants to take her out of Mr. B's reach.
(d) He proposes marriage.
3. 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 mourn at her departure.
(b) They are indifferent.
(c) They are happy to see her go.
(d) They curse her for giving Mr. B a bad name.
4. In Section 3, of what does Mr. B accuse Pamela when he sees her dressed up at the dinner party?
(a) He says she has dressed up to attract men.
(b) He says she has lied about where she got her clothes.
(c) He says she is a hypocrite for wearing disguises to attract him while pretending to reject his advances.
(d) He says she has worn clothes without his permission.
5. What is the response of Pamela's parents to her first letter?
(a) They advise her to come home.
(b) They advise her to confide in Lady Davers.
(c) They advise her to confide in one of the older servants.
(d) They warn her to be careful of Mr. B.
Short Answer Questions
1. What attitude does Mr. B show towards Pamela's virtue in Section 3 as she prepares to go home?
2. Following the dinner party incidents, what does Mr. B do to Pamela?
3. After being confronted by Pamela, what does Robin do about his assistance to Mr. B and his scheme against Pamela?
4. How does Mr. B deal with the incident in which Pamela runs to her room and lies on the floor?
5. At the end of Section 7, it is evident that Mr. B has contradictory feelings about Pamela. How does he communicate these feelings to Pamela?
Short Essay Questions
1. After Mr. B's attempts to have his way with Pamela in Section 7, what changes does Mr. B make in the guidelines affecting Pamela's activities?
2. While the wedding and its aftermath bring happiness to Mr. B and Pamela, what issue develops in Section 11 that will create conflict for them?
3. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
4. What role does Mrs. Jervis play in the beginning of the story?
5. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
6. In Section 3 of the novel when Mr. B intensifies his advances toward Pamela in an incident that involves Mrs. Jervis, what significant outcome results?
7. How does his proposal in Section 7 demonstrate Mr. B's character?
8. After Lady Davers reveals the important facts about Mr. B's past and Mr. B orders the chariot and leaves, What events cause a turn in the hostility between the siblings?
9. What is the significance of the dinner party about which Pamela writes her parents?
10. In Section 14, following their departure from the gentry in Lincolnshire, what events follow the return of Pamela and Mr. B to the estate in Bedfordshire?
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