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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 3, Scene 12.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When Lincoln suggests he wants to die in Act 1, Scene 3, how do his friends respond?
(a) They fall to their knees and beg him to reconsider.
(b) They insist he stay and try to get some sleep.
(c) They promise to introduce him to other women.
(d) They agree that it might be best if he dies.
2. How does Act 1, Scene 3, in which Ann Rutledge dies, come to an end?
(a) The scene ends when Lincoln stumbles offstage, leaving his friends worried about his fate.
(b) The scene concludes with Lincoln on his knees in the attic, sobbing.
(c) The scene ends with a prayer spoken by Nancy Green.
(d) The scene ends with only a beam of light from Abe's attic illuminating the stage.
3. What does Lincoln do that impresses Ninian Edwards in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Lincoln gets everyone's attention by firing his pistol at the ceiling.
(b) Lincoln announces there is free pie in the town square.
(c) Lincoln punches a bully who is threatening Ann Rutledge.
(d) Lincoln diffuses the tension with the Clancy Groves boys.
4. What does Lincoln ask Mary Todd in Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) To contribute to his campaign.
(b) To be his wife.
(c) To leave town so he and Ninian Edwards can resume their friendship.
(d) To move west to Oregon with him and Seth Gale.
5. How is the crowd outside receiving voting results?
(a) A crier shouts the results from the roof of the State House.
(b) By images flashed by a magic lantern outside the State House.
(c) Through their Twitter accounts.
(d) Announcements are made by loudspeaker.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the wedding gift Ninian has brought Abe?
2. Who is with Lincoln at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 6?
3. What are three things Lincoln likes about Ann Rutledge?
4. What does Ann's love do for Lincoln?
5. What is the fear of those assigned to protect Lincoln on his way to Washington?
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