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. Who is Gerald the son of?

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

3. Does Sybil Birling hold strong views typical to that time period?

  • Yes - she believes in the class system and women are to serve men.
  • No - she is the most laid-back and accepting.
  • Yes - but they change at the end of the play.
  • No - she represents changing views.

4. How did Arthur Birling contribute to Eva Smith's death?

  • He had an affair with her and was ashamed of it.
  • He had a relationship with her and stole money for her.
  • He had her fired because she lead a strike on unfair pay.
  • He had her fired due to jealousy.

5. Who is the Inspector not impressed by at the beginning?

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


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