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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 the altercation between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalates, what finally causes the reconciliation between them?
(a) As he sees the two women reconcile, Mr. B is pleased and salutes them both.
(b) Sir Simon appeals to Lady Davers to forgive her brother.
(c) Sir Simon appeals to Mr. B to forgive his sister.
(d) Mrs. Jervis intervenes and guides and encourages Mr. B to forgive his sister.
2. As Pamela returns to Bedfordhshire and assumes her new way of life, what aspects of her character are revealed?
(a) Resilience, adaptability and ability to rise to the occasion of her marriage.
(b) She is dependent upon Mrs. Jervis for everything.
(c) Inability to cope with her new status and to adapt to her role.
(d) She is dependent on Mr. B and can only handle the situation when Mr. B is around.
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?
(a) Turning point.
(b) Falling action.
4. 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 Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(c) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
(d) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
5. 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?
(a) He is stunned by her apperance.
(b) He does not recognize her because she is dressed, but he admires her greatly.
(c) He is ashamed that he is too poor and his daughter doesn't fit in.
(d) He reminds her not to be vain.
Short Answer Questions
1. What example of reconciliation takes place in Section 10, following conversations between Mr. B and one of his visitors?
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?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. After Mr. B examines and comments on Pamela's papers during their encounter in the garden, how does the incident end?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
2. When Lady Davers abuses Pamela and the quarrel between Lady Davers and Mr. B escalates, what is the final offense committed by Lady Davers and to what does it lead?
3. In Section 10, how is Mr. Williams returned to the story?
4. 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?
5. What is achieved by the author causing Lady Davers to oppose the relationship between Pamela and Mr. B when she visits them in Lincolnshire.
6. Who makes a surprise visit to Pamela and Mr. B in Section 10 and what transpires during the visit?
7. 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?
8. How do the gentry continue to show support for the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela? How does their behavior contrast with that of Lady Davers?
9. What events follow the reading of Pamela's papers by Mr. B?
10. What does Pamela's attitude to Lady Davers' behavior reveal about her character?
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