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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 Mr. Smith's story, "The Snake and the Fox", what new feature does the snake obviously possess?
2. What complaint does Mrs. Smith have about men?
(a) They spend all day playing golf and reading romance novels.
(b) They snore and sing in their sleep.
(c) They spend all day smoking, powdering their noses, and drinking.
(d) They eat too little and drink too much.
3. What does Mrs. Smith recommend giving the Watsons for a wedding present?
(a) A silver salver.
(b) A wooden spoon.
(c) A trip to London.
(d) A silver spoon.
4. Why did Mrs. Smith find no one at the door the third time the doorbell rang?
(a) The Fire Chief was hiding.
(b) The Fire Chief was already in the kitchen.
(c) Mr. Smith was in the kitchen.
(d) Mr. Smith was hiding.
5. According to Mr. Smith, what will happen if one caresses a circle?
(b) It will melt.
(c) It will turn vicious.
(d) One might face a vicious lawsuit in the morning.
Short Answer Questions
1. When boarding the train to London, how did Mr. Martin assist Mrs. Martin?
2. What is the mood of the characters in the last scene?
3. What is the trade held by all the Watsons?
4. Why is Mr. Smith angry when he meets the Martins?
5. In the last scene, where does Mr. Smith wish to live?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Mrs. Martin.
2. What satirical elements exist in the play?
3. What role does the clock play in the drama?
4. What dull story does Mrs. Martin tell to amaze Mr. Martin and the Smiths?
5. Describe the protagonist and antagonist of the play.
6. Why are the Smiths angry with Mary when she announces the arrival of the Martins?
7. How did Mary spend her day before the Martins arrive?
8. How is the plot developed in the play?
9. How does Mr. Smith know the Fire Chief?
10. Describe the discussion that centers around Dr. Mackenzie-King.
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