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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. What disagreement do Pamela and Mr. B have in the early stages of planning their marriage?
(a) He wants a big wedding with the gentry presnt and she is too shy for this.
(b) He wants to marry quickly and she wants to wait.
(c) He wants to marry privately and she wants to marry in a church.
(d) She wants to marry privately and he wants to marry in a church.
2. How does Mr. Andrews feel after Pamela tells him all that has transpired leading to the plans for her marriage?
(a) He is still hostile to Mr. B.
(b) He is happy to be reunited with Pamela but he is eager to return to tell his wife.
(c) He is anxious about her safety.
(d) He is distressed.
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) Mrs. Jewkes is appealing to Mr. B to save Pamela from disgrace.
(b) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B not to disgrace the family with any further rumors about Pamela and himself.
(c) Mr. B refuses to go along with Mrs. Jewkes' suggestion that he should ruin Pamela.
(d) Lady Davers is appealing to Mr. B to make an honest woman of Pamela.
4. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
(a) They ask to attend and to have a ball afterwards.
(b) They ask the couple to join them for drinks after the ceremony.
(c) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
(d) They offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
5. How are Pamela's chastity and innocence demonstrated after her marriage?
(a) Her fear that Mr. B will hurt her again.
(b) Her fear of Lady Davers' response.
(c) Her fears of the consummation of marriage on the wedding night.
(d) Her fear that she will not live up to Mr. B's expectations.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?
2. What condition does Pamela find Mr. B in when she returns at the end of Section 8?
3. After returning to Mr. B at Lincolnshire, what happens when Pamela visits Mr. B at the beginning of Section 9?
4. Despite the progression of events and discussions leading towards his marriage to Pamela, what lingering concern regarding Mr. Williams does Mr. B express to Pamela?
5. After her marriage, how does the author provide humor when Pamela tries to write Mrs. Jervis about her reinstatement?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
2. How are Mr. B's generosity and desire to please Pamela demonstrated in Section 12?
3. 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?
4. How is irony demonstrated in Mrs. Jewkes reaction to the news that Pamela will soon be her mistress?
5. On the night and day following her wedding, how does Pamela feel about the events that occur?
6. In Section 10, what is the response of the gentry to Pamela after news of her imminent marriage becomes known?
7. In Section 8, how do letters and Pamela's notes play a significant role in the story?
8. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
9. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
10. Who makes a surprise visit to Pamela and Mr. B in Section 10 and what transpires during the visit?
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