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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Joe blame for Harper's pills in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) Her loneliness
(b) Her addictive personality
(c) Her never having a job
(d) Her abusive father

2. What does Harper threaten to do if Joe walks out on her in Act 1, Scene 8?
(a) Turn on the oven until the building fills with smoke
(b) Knock on doors until a man answers and have sex with him
(c) Board the first flight back to Salt Lake City
(d) Go to the roof and leap off

3. What bible story does Louis ask Joe to tell him in Act 3, Scene 7?
(a) The story of Jacob and Isaac
(b) The story of Saul's conversion
(c) The story of Jacob and the Angel
(d) The story of Lazarus

4. Why can Louis and the Man not go back to the Man's house in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) The Man does not trust Louis
(b) The Man has a partner at home
(c) The Man lives with his parents
(d) The Man is homeless

5. According to Aleksii in Act 1, Scene 1, what must the human race have in order to move forward?
(a) Tenacity
(b) Hope
(c) Desire for Change
(d) Theory

6. In Act 2, Scene 7, Joe wonders aloud if who ever loved him?
(a) Hannah Pitt
(b) Harper
(c) His father
(d) God

7. What is Mr. Lies' career?
(a) Pharmacist
(b) Reporter
(c) Travel agent
(d) Hustler

8. Who did Joe Pitt vote for in the last presidential election?
(a) Reagan
(b) He did not vote
(c) He will not say
(d) Mondale

9. To what philosopher does Louis compare his world-view when speaking to Rabbi Chemelwitz?
(a) Schopenhauer
(b) Hegel
(c) Hobbes
(d) Descartes

10. in what famous English record is one of Prior Walter's ancestors featured?
(a) The Domesday Book
(b) Hobein's Ambassadors
(c) The Bayeux Tapestry
(d) Bede's Ecclesiastical History

11. Who does Belize call as soon as he realize Roy Cohn has been admitted?
(a) His partner
(b) Prior
(c) Louis
(d) His mother

12. What addition to the Antarctica of Act 3, Scene 3 confuses Mr. Lies?
(a) An Eskimo
(b) A pizza
(c) A deer
(d) A taxi

13. According to Rabbi Chemelwitz, what do Jews believe in concerning sin?
(a) Forgiveness
(b) Attrition
(c) Guilt
(d) Abstention

14. Where does Harper think she heard the man with the knife in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) In the closet
(b) In bed
(c) On the fire escape
(d) In the shower

15. What is the title of the paperback novel that Belize quotes in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) In Love with the Night Mysterious
(b) Love's Breath in the Wind
(c) Cold Hands of the Morning
(d) Silence of Ragged Plains

Short Answer Questions

1. Before hanging up on Joe, for what does Hannah chastise him?

2. What is Prior and Louis' cat's name?

3. Which of the following qualities does Roy says he does not possess in Act 3, Scene 5?

4. Where has Harper been the whole time she thought she was in Antarctica?

5. What does Henry tell Belize he should have in Act 1, Scene 4?

(see the answer keys)

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