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

Multiple Choice 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"?
(a) Odessa.
(b) Sister Moore.
(c) Sister Boxer.
(d) Margaret.

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

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

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

5. In the sermon in the first act, who does the pastor say that King Hezekiah called on?
(a) God.
(b) Jesus.
(c) Isaiah.
(d) Jacob.

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

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

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

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

10. Who refers to the home/church as a Holy Ghost station during the first act?
(a) Sister Moore.
(b) Brother Boxer.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Sister Boxer.

11. Why is everyone silent when Sisters Moore and Boxer finish singing in Act I?
(a) The first act has ended.
(b) Luke walks in the apartment.
(c) Everyone's head is bowed while they pray.
(d) Everyone has left the apartment.

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

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

14. The rumor that Brother Boxer has heard is that Luke's father is sick with what?
(a) TB (tuberculosis).
(b) Emphysema.
(c) Cancer.
(d) Alcoholism.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What scenery does the play open with?

2. In the play, who claims to have left to get away from the stink of whiskey?

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

4. Who calls Luke a "bad boy"?

5. When does the first act take place?

(see the answer keys)

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