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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) Blues club.
(b) Jazz club.
(c) At another church.
(d) Driving a bus.

2. What scenery does the play open with?
(a) The kitchen.
(b) The scrim wall of the tenement.
(c) A street scene.
(d) The church.

3. Approximately how much suggested time takes place during Act I?
(a) A few minutes.
(b) 24 hours.
(c) A few days.
(d) Less couple of hours.

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

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

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

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

8. Where is the pastor planning on going after the church service in Act 1?
(a) Pittsburg.
(b) Philadelphia.
(c) Boston.
(d) Buffalo.

9. Who does the pastor plan on seeing in Philadelphia?
(a) The pastor's mother.
(b) Sister Baker.
(c) Elder Thomas.
(d) Mother Phillips.

10. The set for "The Amen Corner contains what components?
(a) Home and church.
(b) A church and outside a church.
(c) Inside and outside of a house.
(d) Living room and bedroom.

11. Before the curtain rises in the first act, there are street sounds including laughter, cursing, and a radio. What other sound is heard?
(a) Singing.
(b) Piano playing.
(c) A phone ringing.
(d) Preaching.

12. How long has Luke been separated from his wife and son?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 12 years.
(c) 11 years.
(d) 8 years.

13. What is located stage right in the first act and throughout the play?
(a) The kitchen.
(b) The living room.
(c) The church.
(d) A bedroom.

14. What is located stage left in "The Amen Corner"?
(a) The apartment.
(b) The streent.
(c) An office building.
(d) The church.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is in his grave, according to Sister Boxer in the first act?

2. Whose bedroom is mentioned from the beginning of Act I?

3. Where does the play, "The Amen Corner," take place?

4. When the congregation sings loudly and claps hands and shakes tambourines, this is called what kind of song?

5. Who is it that appears in the alley before the pastor leaves on a trip?

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