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. How could Arthur be described at the start of the play?

  • Loud, showing off, arrogant.
  • Shy, quiet, hidden away.
  • Childish, immature, stupid.
  • Foolish, drunk, assertive.
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2. What does the Inspector do at the end of the play?

  • Takes members of the family away for further questioning.
  • Sums up the morals and teachings of the play.
  • Leaves without speaking.
  • Arrests the family.

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

  • The fact that Sheila has changed and is no longer an innocent child.
  • 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.
  • The idea that the Birling name has been disrespected more as the night has gone on.

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

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

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

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


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