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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 the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
(a) Lady Davers ignores them completely.
(b) Lady Davers is already in bed.
(c) Lady Davers is waiting to confront them.
(d) Lady Davers has already left.
2. As Mr. B and Pamela become increasingly open in their discussions of their future, what does Mr. B reveal to Pamela about the sham marriage of which she read accidentally?
(a) He chastises her for believing such nonsense.
(b) He denies it completely.
(c) He admits that he considered it.
(d) He claims he knew nothing of it.
3. As the first altercation between Pamela and Lady Davers escalates, how does Pamela get away from Lady Davers to meet her husband?
(a) She pushes Lady Davers out of her way.
(b) She escapes through a window.
(c) She calls for Mrs. Jewkes to help her.
(d) She calls Jonathan to help her.
4. How does Pamela react after she overhears the conversation between Mrs. Jewkes and Mr. B?
(a) She angrily attacks Mr. B.
(b) She is angry with Mrs. Jewkes.
(c) She storms out and goes home.
(d) She falls to her knees and thanks Mr. B.
5. 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) Her involvement with other families.
(b) Routine domestic arrangements including dress and hours for eating and sleeping.
(c) Her letter-writing.
(d) Her management of the servants.
Short Answer Questions
1. When it is confirmed for Lady Davers that Mr. B and Pamela are truly married, Lady Davers reacts negatively. What does this reaction to the news reflect about some aspects of the society in which the novel is set?
2. How do the members of the gentry show support for the pending marriage?
3. What example of reconciliation takes place in Section 10, following conversations between Mr. B and one of his visitors?
4. As Pamela settles down at her home in Bedfordshire and sets up her household, how does she demonstrate her ongoing commitment to her parents?
5. 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?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Section 8, what unexpected event leads Pamela to further fear and mistrust Mr. B?
2. What is achieved by the author causing Lady Davers to oppose the relationship between Pamela and Mr. B when she visits them in Lincolnshire.
3. In Section 9, what is revealed about the complications in the changing relationship between Mr. B and Pamela?
4. How does the author treat the actual wedding of Pamela and Mr. B and with what possible effects?
5. What incident occurs in Section 12 that fulfills the reader's expectation of trouble from Lady Davers?
6. On the night and day following her wedding, how does Pamela feel about the events that occur?
7. How is irony demonstrated in Mrs. Jewkes reaction to the news that Pamela will soon be her mistress?
8. 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?
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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