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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. Who accompanies Lady Davers on her visit to Mr. B and Pamela following their marriage?
(b) Mrs. Jewkes.
(d) Mrs. Jervis.
2. When Mr. B informs Mrs. Jewkes about his imminent marriage to Pamela, what is Mrs. Jewkes' main worry?
(a) That as her mistress, Pamela will be in a position to take revenge against Mrs. Jewkes who treated her very badly.
(b) That Pamela will dismiss her.
(c) That Pamela will give her a lowly position in the household.
(d) That Mr. B will resent the role she played against Pamela.
3. 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 has already left.
(c) Lady Davers ignores them completely.
(d) Lady Davers is waiting to confront them.
4. After this incident in which the Lady Davers makes her revelation and Mr. B becomes enraged, why is Mr. B angry with Pamela as well as Lady Davers?
(a) He believes Pamela made the situation worse.
(b) He believes that Pamela is stooping too much to Lady Davers.
(c) He is ashamed of Pamela because what his sister is saying may be true.
(d) He believes that Pamela should have stayed out of the altercation.
5. How does Mr. B try to convince Pamela that he will be faithful and true?
(a) He repeatedly promises her never to be unkind again.
(b) He gives her everything she asks for.
(c) He tries to fulfill her wishes, he encourages Pamela to write to her parents, he sends them a gift, and gives Pamela money to disperse amongst the servants.
(d) He swears that he will always make her happy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What important aspects of Pamela's character are revealed in the series of confrontations that occur with Lady Davers because of her reaction to Pamela's marriage?
2. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
3. Following his marriage to Pamela, how is Mr. B's generosity revealed?
4. In the series of confrontations that occur with Lady Davers because of her reaction to Pamela's marriage, what important attitude does Mr. B display that will be necessary in a marriage to someone with Pamela's background?
5. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
Short Essay Questions
1. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
2. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
3. In Section 8, how do the events involving news of a sham marriage and Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire lead to changes in the emotions of both Mr. B and Pamela?
4. What is the significance of the author's decision to return Pamela to Bedfordshire for the end of the story?
5. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
6. In Section 9, what is revealed about the complications in the changing relationship between Mr. B and Pamela?
7. Who makes a surprise visit to Pamela and Mr. B in Section 10 and what transpires during the visit?
8. Although the anger between Mr. B and his sister has subsided and everything appears to be fine, what lingering concern does Pamela have as a consequence of Lady Davers' outburst?
9. As the tensions ease between Pamela and Mr. B. in Section 9, what lingering concern does he express to Pamela about a past involvement of hers?
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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