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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Hanschen feel about the painting?
(a) He is repulsed by the woman.
(b) He is intrigued by the colors.
(c) He is fascinated by the artistry of the picture.
(d) He is attracted to the sexuality of the painting.
2. What does Ilsa do in lieu of going to school?
(a) She sells flowers.
(c) Baker's assistant.
(d) Model for artists.
3. How many times has Moritz failed in class?
4. Despite thinking of Melchior, what does Moritz resolve to do?
(a) Commit suicide.
(b) Run away.
(c) Drop out of school.
(d) Join the church.
5. What explanation does Mrs. Bergmann give to Wendla's question in Act II, Scene 2?
(a) Babies come from women praying very hard for one.
(b) Babies come from the church.
(c) Babies come from sex.
(d) Babies come from women loving their husbands.
6. Why is Wendla angry with her mother after hearing the truth about her condition?
(a) Her mother refused to tell her about sex and pregnancy.
(b) Her mother refuses to use the word "pregnant."
(c) Her mother is lying about Wendla being pregnant to keep her under control.
(d) Her mother is lying about Wendla's pregnancy to everyone.
7. What is Wendla's reaction when Melchior tries to force her away from him?
(a) She refuses.
(b) She runs away.
(c) She starts to cry.
(d) She begs him to run away with her.
8. Why does Moritz claim to appear to Melchior at the end of the play?
(a) He says Melchior is going to be punished for his role in Wendla's death.
(b) He says Melchior disturbed his grave.
(c) He says he was sent to tell Melchior the truth about Wendla.
(d) He says he was sent to keep Melchior company.
9. Who is the artist of Hanschen's picture in Act II, Scene 3?
(a) Palma Vecchio.
(b) Salvador Dali.
(c) Da Vinci.
10. Who visits Wendla's mother at the end of Act III, Scene 5?
(a) The doctor.
(c) Melchior's mother.
(d) Mother Schmidt.
11. Why does Melchior try to force Wendla to leave him alone when she comes looking for him in Act II, Scene 4?
(a) He is depressed and wants to be left alone.
(b) He is afraid.
(c) He is angry with her.
(d) He is embarrassed.
12. According to the pastor, what will happen to Moritz?
(b) He will go to Heaven.
(c) Eternal damnation.
(d) His soul will walk the earth until Armageddon.
13. What did Mrs. Bergmann tell Wendla about her sister's bed rest?
(a) Wendla was told Ina broke her leg.
(b) Wendla was told Ina had the flu.
(c) Wendla was told Ina was having a baby.
(d) Wendla was told Ina was recovering from surgery.
14. What does Melchior resign himself to doing in reform school?
(a) Getting along with the other students.
(b) Being abused.
(c) Having his breakout attempts thwarted.
(d) Being an outcast.
15. How does Mrs. Gabor defend Melchior after Moritz's death?
(a) Melchior is too smart to have led his friend to suicide.
(b) Melchior has been framed by the school.
(c) Melchior spoke only the truth.
(d) Melchior is just a scapegoat.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Act II, Scene 4 take place?
2. How is Melchior permitted to answer questions in Act III, Scene 1?
3. How does Mrs. Bergmann attempt to explain her new grandson to Wendla?
4. Who is the only person to defend Melchior in the scene with all the teachers?
5. According to Moritz, how many times has Ernst failed in their class?
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