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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. During the first act, Brother Boxer tell his wife and Sister Moore that he's heard that David's father is back in town. Where is David's father reportedly working?
(a) At another church.
(b) Driving a bus.
(c) Blues club.
(d) Jazz club.

2. Whose bedroom is mentioned from the beginning of Act I?
(a) Luke's.
(b) Margaret's.
(c) Odessa's.
(d) David's.

3. Who went downtown and saw Luke the night before the first scene?
(a) David.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Joseph.
(d) Odessa.

4. According to Luke, who goes digging for pork chops when she sees a man?
(a) Sister Boxer.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Sister Moore.
(d) Odessa.

5. Who tries to talk with the pastor about nothing being wrong with Brother Boxer's job in Act I?
(a) Odessa.
(b) Sister Moore.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Sister Boxer.

6. When Luke appears in Act I, how long does he say he'll be in town for?
(a) For the rest of his life.
(b) A week.
(c) A couple of days.
(d) A couple of weeks.

7. What type of set is used in "The Amen Corner"?
(a) A unit set.
(b) A moveable set.
(c) A box set.
(d) Changing sets.

8. Who leaves the service to put coffee on during the first act?
(a) David.
(b) Sister Boxer.
(c) Odessa.
(d) Brother Boxer.

9. What does David say when his father asks if his mother is a good pastor?
(a) " don't know."
(b) "Amen!"
(c) "Good pastor."
(d) David remains silent.

10. Everyone tries to convince Margaret to stay to care for Luke instead of going out of town. What does she decide?
(a) Margaret calls and cancels her trip.
(b) Margaret decides to postpone her trip for a couple of days.
(c) Margaret decides to go on her trip.
(d) Margaret sends Sister Moore in her place.

11. When Sister Moore asks if there's anyone who needs "the Lord's especial attention," who comes forward?
(a) Odessa.
(b) Luke Alexander.
(c) Agnes.
(d) Ida Jackson.

12. Who says something about "wishing you'd leave the Lord's work to the Lord."?
(a) Luke.
(b) Odessa.
(c) David.
(d) Margaret.

13. In the play, who claims to have left to get away from the stink of whiskey?
(a) Ida.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Odessa.
(d) Sister Moore.

14. How old is David?
(a) 17.
(b) 20.
(c) 19.
(d) 18.

15. The first spoken part of the play is from what character?
(a) David.
(b) Sister Moore.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Sister Boxer.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who says, "Bring up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it"?

2. What is Brother Boxer looking for in the new Frigidaire?

3. Who was out late the night before the church service in the first act?

4. Who calls Luke a "bad boy"?

5. What scenery does the play open with?

(see the answer keys)

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