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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. 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 upset that she feels so negatively towards him.
(b) He laments her contemplation of suicide.
(c) He realizes how badly he has affected her.
(d) He is curious that she worried when he almost drowned.
2. On the eve of Pamela's departure from Lincolnshire, what specific agreement is reached between Pamela and Miss Darnford?
(a) They agree to take holidays together.
(b) They agree to correspond with each other.
(c) They agree to visit Lady Davers together.
(d) They agree to visit each other.
3. When Pamela visits Lady Davers, what request does Lady Davers make of Pamela in order to discover more about her experiences?
(a) She asks her not to assume Mr. B's name.
(b) She asks to see her letters to her parents.
(c) She asks her to tell her all about her trials and how they affected her.
(d) Lady Davers asks to see Pamela's journal.
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 offer to prepare Pamela for her marriage.
(d) They ask that the wedding be held at the church so more people can attend.
5. When Mr. B asks Pamela to make the final decision concerning the day for their marriage, what influences her to choose the day that she chooses?
(a) Her birthday and her parents' anniversary were on Thursday.
(b) She chooses Friday because of Mr. B's birthday.
(c) She chooses Tuesday because her parents were married on that day.
(d) She chooses Wednesday because of her birthday.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following phrases best reflects the theme of the section of the novel in which Mr. B and Lady Davers have their confrontation and then overcome their disagreement?
2. Following the tea at Sir Simon's what happens when Mr. B and Pamela return home?
3. How does Pamela feel when the young ladies from the gentry invite her to join them for dinner?
4. After returning to Mr. B at Lincolnshire, what happens when Pamela visits Mr. B at the beginning of Section 9?
5. How does Pamela feel towards Mr. B in Section 8 after overhearing Mrs. B and Mrs. Jewkes' conversation?
Short Essay Questions
1. While the wedding and its aftermath bring happiness to Mr. B and Pamela, what issue develops in Section 11 that will create conflict for them?
2. How is irony demonstrated in Mrs. Jewkes reaction to the news that Pamela will soon be her mistress?
3. As the newly married couple settle down in Bedforshire, how does the author demonstrate Pamela's adjustment to her new way of life?
4. In Section 10, what is the response of the gentry to Pamela after news of her imminent marriage becomes known?
5. 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?
6. How are Mr. B's generosity and desire to please Pamela demonstrated in Section 12?
7. Who makes a surprise visit to Pamela and Mr. B in Section 10 and what transpires during the visit?
8. What does Pamela's attitude to Lady Davers' behavior reveal about her character?
9. What is the significance of the author's decision to return Pamela to Bedfordshire for the end of the story?
10. How does the conflict between Mr. B and Lady Davers escalate at the beginning of Section 13?
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