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. Who is Gerald engaged to?

  • Sybil Birling
  • Daisy Renton
  • Sheila Birling
  • Eva Smith
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2. Who is the Inspector not impressed by at the beginning?

  • Eric Birling - he doesn't like his constant drinking.
  • Sheila Birling - he doesn't like her childish personality.
  • Arthur Birling - he answers him with short, snappy responses.
  • Sybil Birling - he doesn't like her control.

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

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

4. At the beginning of the play, how can Sheila be described?

  • Childish, innocent, immature.
  • Grown-up, mature, civilised.
  • Loud, arrogant, foolish.
  • In charge, has power, snob.

5. Who is Gerald the son of?

  • A Prince and Princess
  • A King and Queen
  • A Lord and Lady
  • A Duke and Duchess


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