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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 addition to the business arrangements made after their marriage, what other arrangements do Mr. B and Pamela discuss in order to prevent future disagreements?
(a) Routine domestic arrangements including dress and hours for eating and sleeping.
(b) Her management of the servants.
(c) Her involvement with other families.
(d) Her letter-writing.
2. What are the significant aspects of the conversations between Mr. B and the third visitor prior to the marriage between Mr. B and Pamela?
(a) He is asked to bless the new chapel.
(b) Mr. B invites him to dinner, gives permission for him to be friends with Pamela, and invites him to officiate at the chapel.
(c) He is asked to give away Pamela.
(d) He is to exonerate Mr. B for his past wrongs.
3. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
(a) Her fears of the consummation of marriage on the wedding night.
(b) Her fear that she will not live up to Mr. B's expectations.
(c) Her fear that Mr. B will hurt her again.
(d) Her fear of Lady Davers' response.
4. As Mr. B and Pamela contemplate marriage and continue to discuss details concerning their situation, what does Pamela worry about?
(a) That Mr. B is simply trying another way to destroy her virtue.
(b) That people will be rude to Mr. B for marrying below his station.
(c) That Lady Davers will be hostile to her.
(d) That Mr. B might turn against her once more.
5. How does Mr. B occupy himself in the days after he and Pamela return to Bedfordshire?
(a) He resumes his wild social life.
(b) He is busy with business matters.
(c) He goes hunting.
(d) He spends long hours in the library.
Short Answer Questions
1. As Pamela assumes her own responsibilities as mistress of Bedfordshire, what detailed plans does she make to manage one of her own duties?
2. After Pamela brings Mr. Andrews up-to-date about the events and plans for her marriage, what does Mr. Andrews do with Pamela's letters?
3. In Section 10, when members of the gentry visit Mr. B and Pamela, what is their reaction to Pamela?
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. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
Short Essay Questions
1. What events follow the reading of Pamela's papers by Mr. B?
2. What is the significance of the author's decision to return Pamela to Bedfordshire for the end of the story?
3. 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?
4. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
5. 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?
6. After Mr. B recovers from his fever, how does he deal with Pamela's return?
7. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
8. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
9. In Section 10, what is the response of the gentry to Pamela after news of her imminent marriage becomes known?
10. In Section 8, how do the events involving news of a sham marriage and Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire lead to changes in the emotions of both Mr. B and Pamela?
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