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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is located stage left in "The Amen Corner"?

2. What reason does David give for not wanting to go to Philadelphia with his mother?

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

4. Who says that there "ain't no age in the Lord"?

5. Who says, "Bring up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what you know about Sister Rice from Act II?

2. Margaret makes all kinds of excuses as to why David might have drank liquor, including friends making fun of him, a girl, or his father. What was David's reason?

3. Why does Odessa refer to Sister Moore as "poor Sister Moore" in Act III?

4. Describe what Margaret sees when she first enters the church in Act III.

5. In Act II, what is Margaret's position about music in the church?

6. What advice does Luke give David about being a musician in Act II?

7. Describe the opening of Act III.

8. Describe the church in "The Amen Corner."

9. How does David look when he first appears in Act II?

10. What jazz musicians does David compare his father to after confessing to listening to his records in Act II?

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