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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. In the three-way-split conversation that occurs in Act 2, who is Barbara speaking with?
(a) Karen and Steve.
(b) Sheriff Gilbeau.
(c) Johnna and Beverly.
(d) Charlie and Ivy.

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

3. How many times does Steve say he has been married before in Act 2?
(a) 4 times.
(b) Once.
(c) 2 times.
(d) 3 times.

4. What does Steve claim he smells on Jean's clothing in Act 2?
(a) Cat urine.
(b) Cigarettes.
(c) Marijuana.
(d) Beer.

5. Who sits in the living room watching television at the opening of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Mattie Fae.
(b) Johnna.
(c) Jean.
(d) Little Charles.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Johnna use as a weapon against Steve in Act 3, Scene 2?

2. During what presidential administration does Jean say she was born in Act 3, Scene 2?

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

4. How long ago does Ivy say she had a hysterectomy in Act 3, Scene 1?

5. Violet tells Barbara in Act 3, Scene 5, "You had better understand this, you smug little ingrate, there is at least one reason Beverly killed himself and that is" what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when Barbara and Violet are left alone together in Act 3, Scene 1?

2. What is revealed of Mattie Fae's character in Act 3, Scene 1?

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

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

5. How does Violet feel about her circumstances in Act 3, Scene 5?

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

7. How does Johnna respond to Barbara when they discuss Johnna's employment in Act 3, Scene 3?

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

9. How would you describe the character of Steve when he is introduced in Act 2?

10. How would you describe Mattie Fae Aiken's character?

(see the answer keys)

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