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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who was out late the night before the church service in the first act?
(a) Luke.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Odessa.
(d) David.

3. How did Luke know where to find Margaret?
(a) Luke asked around to find Margaret.
(b) Someone told Luke about Margaret in a letter.
(c) Luke followed David to find Margaret.
(d) Luke knew Margaret would be somewhere near a church.

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

5. Who says that there "ain't no age in the Lord"?
(a) Sister Boxer.
(b) Margaret.
(c) Brother Boxer.
(d) Sister Moore.

6. When the congregation sings loudly and claps hands and shakes tambourines, this is called what kind of song?
(a) A "shout" song.
(b) Folk music.
(c) "Feel good" music.
(d) Gospel music.

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

8. What nickname does Luke call his wife?
(a) Marge.
(b) Sweetheart.
(c) Peggy.
(d) Maggie.

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

10. What reason does David give for not wanting to go to Philadelphia with his mother?
(a) He doesn't want to miss music school.
(b) He doesn't want to miss playing the guitar in church.
(c) He doesn't like Philadelphia.
(d) He has a cold starting.

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

12. What are the two collection plates made of?
(a) One is made of brass, and the other straw.
(b) Both are made of straw.
(c) One is made of glass, and the other from brass.
(d) Both are made of brass.

13. What is the first thing that Margaret says when Luke walks into the apartment in Act i?
(a) "What are you doing here?"
(b) "Luke."
(c) "Get out."
(d) "I'm so glad to see you."

14. Who tells Margaret and Odessa that they look "almost like two young girls this morning."
(a) David.
(b) Brother James.
(c) Luke.
(d) Brother Boxer.

15. Who's reportedly been keeping bad company in Act I?
(a) Margaret.
(b) Ida.
(c) Luke.
(d) David.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is located stage right in the first act and throughout the play?

2. Who tells David that he has a natural gift for music?

3. What happens when Luke starts to leave during Act I?

4. Which of the characters is the pastor as the play opens?

5. What do Margaret and Odessa agree that Brother Boxer doesn't have any right to be doing?

(see the answer keys)

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