An Inspector Calls - Basic character info

Just a quiz to give basic information about characters and their involvement in the play :)

Some of the incorrect answers are completely made up and some are to do with other characters, good luck!

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1. At the end of the play, does Arthur Birling show any character development?

  • No - but he is still worried about their future.
  • Yes - he changes his ways completely.
  • No - he doesn't change at all.
  • Yes - he sees how he was wrong.
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2. What was Sheila Birling's involvement in Eva Smith's death?

  • She refused her help due to the fact Eva used the Birling family name.
  • She bullied her because of her class and status.
  • She got her fired from a department store because of jealousy and being in a bad mood.
  • She had her fired from her job because Eva lead a strike on unfair pay.

3. What is Eric's big secret in the play?

  • He fired Eva Smith from a job.
  • He is the father of Eva Smith's unborn baby.
  • He doesn't like his father.
  • He is a drunk.

4. At the end of the play, does Sheila accept responsibility?

  • No - she thinks she has done nothing wrong.
  • No - she believes everyone else is to blame.
  • Yes - along with Eric.
  • Yes - along with Gerald.

5. Who is the Inspector?

  • A friend of Arthur Birling.
  • A well-known member of the Police Force.
  • A professional man there to question the family and move the plot forward.
  • A man that the family know well and is just a casual character in the play.

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