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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. Following his marriage to Pamela, how is Mr. B's generosity revealed?
(a) Through his gifts to the servants.
(b) Through his gifts to Pamela, her parents and the servants.
(c) Through his gifts to Pamela.
(d) Through his gift to the church.
2. Why is it useful for the author to bring Pamela back to Bedfordshire after her marriage?
(a) To show the Bedfordshire gentry how Pamela has prevailed over her troubles.
(b) To show the servants that she overcame her troubles.
(c) To show Mr. B's servants how he has changed.
(d) To create contrast and irony as the change in Pamela's circumstances taking her where her troubles began.
3. After Mr. B examines and comments on Pamela's papers during their encounter in the garden, how does the incident end?
(a) Mr. B offers to kiss Pamela but she recalls the sham marriage plan and rejects him, leading to his anger.
(b) Pamela sees a change in him and allows him to kiss her.
(c) Mrs. Jewkes turns up just as they are about to kiss.
(d) Mr. B discovers the true virtue of Pamela and apologizes for everything.
4. 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?
(a) He is curious that she worried when he almost drowned.
(b) He is upset that she feels so negatively towards him.
(c) He laments her contemplation of suicide.
(d) He realizes how badly he has affected her.
5. What condition does Pamela find Mr. B in when she returns at the end of Section 8?
(a) He is distresed and acting in a crazy manner.
(b) He is desperate and depressed.
(c) He is drunk.
(d) He is very ill.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who accompanies Lady Davers on her visit to Mr. B and Pamela following their marriage?
2. After the discussion of the incident involving Lady Davers and Pamela, how do the guests of Sir Simon pass the time?
3. How are Pamela and Mr. B treated during the period before their departure of Lincolnshire?
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. Apart from the gentry and Mr. Andrews, which other person visits Mr. B and Pamela shortly before the wedding?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is achieved by the author causing Lady Davers to oppose the relationship between Pamela and Mr. B when she visits them in Lincolnshire.
2. In Section 14 as Pamela and Lady Davers become closer, what information does the older woman seek about Pamela's past?
3. 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?
4. 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?
5. What events follow the reading of Pamela's papers by Mr. B?
6. On the night and day following her wedding, how does Pamela feel about the events that occur?
7. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
8. What does Pamela's attitude to Lady Davers' behavior reveal about her character?
9. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
10. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
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