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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. 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 sends Sister Moore in her place.
(d) Margaret decides to go on her trip.

4. 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"?
(a) Going out.
(b) Reading the funny papers.
(c) Listening to music.
(d) Washing cocktail glasses.

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

6. Which of the characters is the pastor as the play opens?
(a) Brother Boxer.
(b) Margaret Alexander.
(c) Sister Moore.
(d) Ida Jackson.

7. What happens when Luke starts to leave during Act I?
(a) Margaret starts crying.
(b) Luke falls against the table.
(c) David asks him not to go.
(d) Luke begins uncontrollable coughing.

8. Who calls Luke a "bad boy"?
(a) Sister Boxer.
(b) Odessa.
(c) Margaret.
(d) Sister Moore.

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

10. The person who comes forward at the end of the sermon is carrying what?
(a) A handkerchief.
(b) Money.
(c) A sick baby.
(d) Nothing.

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of set is used in "The Amen Corner"?

2. Where is the pastor planning on going after the church service in Act 1?

3. What scenery does the play open with?

4. When Luke appears in Act I, how long does he say he'll be in town for?

5. According to Luke, who goes digging for pork chops when she sees a man?

(see the answer keys)

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