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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 the romantic comedy play that is performed in the pageant titled?
(a) The London Cuckolds.
(b) Where There's a Will, There's a Way.
(c) Love Makes a Man.
(d) The Curious Impertinent.
2. What does Colonel Mayhew question leaving out of the pageant?
(a) The British Army.
(b) The British Commonwealth.
(c) The Suffrage movement.
(d) The present Royal family.
3. What kind of tree grows in the stable yard?
(a) A cherry tree.
(b) A pear tree.
(c) A peach tree.
(d) An apple tree.
4. In the evening, what does Isa do in the sitting room?
(a) Works on her sewing.
(b) Writes a letter.
(c) Reads a book.
(d) Looks through a catalog.
5. Who does Budge's character NOT claim to have seen?
(a) The Shah of Persia.
(b) The Sultan of Morocco.
(c) The Czar of Russia.
(d) The Queen of England.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Miss La Trobe plan as she leaves the lawn?
2. After "Where There's a Will, There's a Way", what is the next theme of the pageant?
3. Who does Giles invite to the greenhouse?
4. What disrupts the Reverend's speech at the end of the pageant?
5. What is the name of the act which follows "A Picnic Party"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What role does Budge play in the pageant, and what does he explain to the audience?
2. How is the stage set for "A Picnic Party"?
3. What does Giles wonder about Isa when he sees her in the barn?
4. After the pageant resumes following the intermission, who takes to the stage? Who particularly likes this portion of the pageant?
5. How does nature save the awkwardness of the beginning of the "Ourselves" section of the pageant?
6. How is the third section of "Where There's a Will, There's a Way" conveyed to the audience? What amused the audience during this dead moment in the program?
7. What does a voice over a megaphone call out to the audience?
8. What did Miss La Trobe hope to start the "Ourselves" section of the pageant with?
9. How does one audience member critique the play-within-a-play, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way"?
10. What does Reverend Streatfield ask the audience for at the end of the pageant? What interrupts him?
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