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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. Upon hearing that Lady Davers plans to visit, how does Pamela advise Mr. B to respond?
(a) She asks him to keep Lady Davers quiet.
(b) She urges him to be kind to his sister.
(c) She encourages him to seek the support of his sister.
(d) She warns him to keep Lady Davers away from her.
2. How does Pamela feel towards Mr. B in Section 8 after overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jewkes' conversation?
(a) She is too inclined in Mr. B's favor and wishes she was of the right social class for him.
(b) She wants to have nothing more to do with him.
(c) She is confused.
(d) She doesn't trust him.
3. 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) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
(b) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(c) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
(d) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
4. How does Pamela react after she overhears the conversation between Mrs. Jewkes and Mr. B?
(a) She angrily attacks Mr. B.
(b) She falls to her knees and thanks Mr. B.
(c) She is angry with Mrs. Jewkes.
(d) She storms out and goes home.
5. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
(a) Money and new clothes to travel
(b) Money to pay their debts.
(c) Money and a coach to bring them for a visit.
(d) She sends them money, an invitation to visit, and news that their creditors will be paid.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Pamela stops at an inn on her way to her parents' home, she receives a letter from Mr. B. What important information does this letter contain?
2. In what way does the letter delivered from Mr. B to Pamela at the inn lay the foundation for the climax of the story?
3. As the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela looms and then becomes reality, which character continues to worry that Pamela will treat him / her badly because of past wrongs done to Pamela?
4. After Lady Davers makes her revelation and Mr. B storms out in anger, what appeal does Lady Davers make to Pamela?
5. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. 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?
3. After Mr. B recovers from his fever, how does he deal with Pamela's return?
4. What incident occurs in Section 12 that fulfills the reader's expectation of trouble from Lady Davers?
5. 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?
6. How are Mr. B's generosity and desire to please Pamela demonstrated in Section 12?
7. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
8. In Section 9, what is revealed about the complications in the changing relationship between Mr. B and Pamela?
9. After being abused by Lady Davers, what happens when Pamela eventually arrives at Sir Simon's to meet Mr. B?
10. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
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