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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. In Section 8, Pamela again discovers by accident, that Mr. B is devising yet another scheme to have his way with her. Of what does this scheme consist?
(a) He plans to hire an attorney to stage a false marriage between her and Mr. B.
(b) He plans to make arrangements for Pamela's parents to take money for allowing Pamela to live with him.
(c) He plans to sue Mr. Williams for assault.
(d) He plans to marry someone of his own social class.
2. 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 encourages him to seek the support of his sister.
(c) She urges him to be kind to his sister.
(d) She warns him to keep Lady Davers away from her.
3. How does Pamela celebrate her marriage when she returns to Bedfordshire?
(a) She gets involved with the church.
(b) She presents herself to the gentry.
(c) She buys new clothes.
(d) She gives the servants monetary gifts.
4. 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?
(a) Patience and forgiveness.
(b) Maturity and patience.
(c) Resilience and assertiveness.
(d) Assertiveness and honesty.
5. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
(a) He wants to marry quickly and she wants to wait.
(b) He wants to marry privately and she wants to marry in a church.
(c) She wants to marry privately and he wants to marry in a church.
(d) He wants a big wedding with the gentry presnt and she is too shy for this.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Pamela visits Lady Davers, what request does Lady Davers make of Pamela in order to discover more about her experiences?
2. 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?
3. According to Mr. B, how would a sham marriage have worked against him?
4. 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?
5. As a result of the altercation with Lady Davers, Pamela is late to meet Mr. B at tea with Mr. Simons. How does Mr. B react when Pamela arrives late?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. In Section 10, what is the response of the gentry to Pamela after news of her imminent marriage becomes known?
3. What events follow the reading of Pamela's papers by Mr. B?
4. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
5. In Section 14 as Pamela and Lady Davers become closer, what information does the older woman seek about Pamela's past?
6. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
7. On the night and day following her wedding, how does Pamela feel about the events that occur?
8. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
9. 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?
10. What is the significance of the author's decision to return Pamela to Bedfordshire for the end of the story?
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