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. 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.
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2. At the end, what does Sybil have to face?

  • The fact that Sheila has changed and is no longer an innocent child.
  • The idea that the Birling name has been disrespected more as the night has gone on.
  • Eric's drinking problems and the fact he was the father of an unborn baby.
  • Her part in the death of Eva Smith and how she believes it will strongly affect her.

3. Who is Gerald particularly involved with at the beginning of the play?

  • Arthur Birling - he sides with him on most things.
  • Sybil Birling - they share similar views.
  • Eric Birling - they bond over their similar age.
  • Sheila Birling - he is completely in love with her.

4. Why did Sybil Birling refuse Eva Smith any help?

  • Eva used the family name 'Birling'.
  • Mrs Birling was not in a good mood and didn't want to help.
  • Eva was very rude to her when they met.
  • Eva did not have any problems, and therefore didn't deserve help.

5. What was Eric's involvement in Eva Smith's death?

  • He refused her help.
  • He had a relationship with her, stole money for her but she left.
  • He fired her due to jealously and anger.
  • He was violent and cruel towards her.

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