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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who is it that appears in the alley before the pastor leaves on a trip?
(a) Mother Phillips.
(b) Luke.
(c) Elder Johnson.
(d) Ida Jackson.

3. Where does the play, "The Amen Corner," take place?
(a) Boston.
(b) Harlem.
(c) Philadelphia.
(d) Baltimore.

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

5. What do Margaret and Odessa agree that Brother Boxer doesn't have any right to be doing?
(a) Not helping his wife with the house.
(b) Smoking and drinking.
(c) Sitting in front of the television.
(d) Driving a liquor truck.

6. Who is in his grave, according to Sister Boxer in the first act?
(a) Elder Smith.
(b) Elder King.
(c) Brother Alexander.
(d) Brother Washington.

7. Who's supposed to send a telegram if anything happens to Luke during "The Amen Corner."
(a) Sister Moore.
(b) Sister Boxer.
(c) Odessa.
(d) David.

8. 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.

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

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

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

12. Who says, "Tell him to call on the Lord!"
(a) Sister Boxer.
(b) Odessa.
(c) Brother Boxer.
(d) Margaret.

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

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

15. What sits on top of the piano in the church in the first scene?
(a) A bible and piano music.
(b) Nothing sits on top of the piano in the first act.
(c) Hymn books and tambourines.
(d) A trumpet and hymn books.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Brother Boxer's first name?

2. According to the pastor's first act sermon, what is an example of an activity one does when one's "mind ain't on the Lord"?

3. Who's reportedly been keeping bad company in Act I?

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

5. What is the first thing that Margaret says when Luke walks into the apartment in Act i?

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