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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does the Maniac say decided to change the police motto in Rome?
(a) The Pope.
(b) Ministry of the Interior.
(c) The Police Headquarters.
(d) The President.
2. Where does the phrase "headquarters had no head, 'cause the head man was in bed" come from, according to the Maniac?
(a) A nursery rhyme.
(b) An old vaudeville routine.
(c) A sit-com.
(d) The Johnny Carson Show.
3. Why did the judge rule the alibis unreliable?
(a) They were elderly and in poor health.
(b) They were associated with the bombing.
(c) They were known criminals.
(d) They were rich.
4. What does the Maniac suggest as the reason why it wasn't cold at midnight in December?
(a) The sun hadn't gone down.
(b) There was a fire in the room.
(c) There was global warming.
(d) There was love in the air.
5. How many people does the Superintendent say were in the room around midnight?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Superintendent tell the reporter is "is the backbone of every civilized nation?"
2. What does the Maniac say about Bertozzo's ability with weaponry?
3. Which character says to the Maniac in Act 2, "Please. Your eminence; I flunked Latin three times!"?
4. Who does the Maniac finally tell the reporter he really is?
5. Who says, "Tell me how you put together a bomb and I'll tell you who you are?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What information is learned from the phone call during the meeting of the Maniac and the police officers? What reaction does this cause?
2. What does the journalist ask Bertozzo about the bomb when he enters? What is his reply?
3. What does the Maniac say to the journalist about scandal?
4. What is implied with the Maniac's joke regarding the "laughter" in the interrogation?
5. What does the Maniac joke about regarding the "laughter" in the interrogation with the Anarchist?
6. What evidence does the journalist produce regarding the Anarchist's jump?
7. What do the Superintendent and Sports Jacket do regarding Bertozzo's protestations regarding the Maniac?
8. What happens with the Maniac's "glass eye" during Act 2, Scene 1?
9. What does the journalist suggest regarding the Anarchist's alibi?
10. What does the outcome presented by the Maniac mean to those involved? What will be their outcome granted the evidence?
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