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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. When did August: Osage County premiere in Chicago?
(a) June 28, 2007.
(b) July 5, 2006.
(c) September 12, 2007.
(d) March 1, 2008.

2. At the dinner table in Act 2, Violet says, "Some people get antagonized by" what?
(a) "My nature."
(b) "Beverly."
(c) "Barbara."
(d) "The truth."

3. What is the last name of the boy Raymond that Violet describes in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Fordham.
(b) West.
(c) Aiken.
(d) Qualls.

4. Who brings in Mattie Fae's casserole in Act 2?
(a) Violet.
(b) Little Charles.
(c) Sheriff Gilbeau.
(d) Ivy.

5. How does Sheriff Gilbeau describe his marital status in Act 3, Scene 4?
(a) He is divorced.
(b) He is married.
(c) He is engaged.
(d) He is separated.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Barbara say her husband and daughter have gone in Act 3, Scene 4?

2. What does Mattie Fae reveal about Little Charles to Barbara in Act 3, Scene 1?

3. What musician does Violet play on the stereo in Act 3, Scene 5?

4. Who is in the kitchen when Charlie and Little Charles arrive in Act 2?

5. What 1925 film does Jean rush in to watch on television in Act 2?

Short Essay Questions

1. What takes place when Johnna enters the kitchen in Act 3, Scene 2?

2. What is the significance of the house's temperature in Act 2?

3. What is significant about Barbara's comment "I'm still here" in Act 3?

4. What is revealed of Beverly's death in Act 3, Scene 5?

5. Where in Act 3, Scene 5 does the climax of the plot occur?

6. What is the predominant theme in Act 3, Scene 1?

7. What is the "truth" that Little Charles ultimately confesses in Act 2?

8. How does irony come into play in the final moments of Act 3, Scene 5?

9. How has Barbara's character evolved in Act 3, Scene 2?

10. What secret does Mattie Fae reveal to Barbara in Act 3, Scene 1?

(see the answer keys)

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