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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. 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) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(c) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(d) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
2. 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?
3. How does Mr. B react when he hears that the reason for Pamela's late arrival at tea is the behavior of Lady Davers?
(a) He explains to Pamela that nothing must make her late for such engagements.
(b) He leaves to confront Lady Davers.
(c) He apologizes and becomes angry with Lady Davers.
(d) He sends for Lady Davers.
4. At the beginning of Section 10 when everyone becomes interested in seeing Pamela, which members of the gentry visit Pamela and Mr. B?
(a) Mr Coulbrand and Sir Simon.
(b) Lady Davers. Jackey and the entourage.
(c) Lady Jones and her sister-in-law.
(d) Sir Simon's family, Mr. Peters, his wife and niece, and Lady Jones and her sister-in-law .
5. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
(a) They offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
(b) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
(c) They ask the couple to join them for drinks after the ceremony.
(d) They ask to attend and to have a ball afterwards.
Short Answer Questions
1. Following his marriage to Pamela, how is Mr. B's generosity revealed?
2. When Mr. B demands Pamela's letters and she presents them to him in the garden, what information contained in her papers brings a significant response from Mr. B?
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?
4. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
5. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. After being abused by Lady Davers, what happens when Pamela eventually arrives at Sir Simon's to meet Mr. B?
3. On the night and day following her wedding, how does Pamela feel about the events that occur?
4. What does Pamela's attitude to Lady Davers' behavior reveal about her character?
5. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
6. How is irony demonstrated in Mrs. Jewkes reaction to the news that Pamela will soon be her mistress?
7. How are Mr. B's generosity and desire to please Pamela demonstrated in Section 12?
8. In Section 9, what is revealed about the complications in the changing relationship between Mr. B and Pamela?
9. After Mr. B recovers from his fever, how does he deal with Pamela's return?
10. 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?
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