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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 nickname does Robert give Ruth?
(b) Sweetie pie.
(c) Little Miss Common Sense.
(d) Ruthie girl.
2. What does Robert gently pull away from Ruth's face when he's talking with her by the fence?
(a) A bandaid.
(b) One of her hands.
(c) A veil.
(d) A bandana.
3. What noise does Robert and Ruth hear from outside after they've had their terrible fight?
(a) A horse and carriage on the road.
(b) Mrs. Atkins arguing.
(c) Mrs. Mayo singing.
(d) Mary talking to her doll.
4. Who says to Robert "I didn't want to spoil this last night you're here?"
(b) Mrs. Atkins.
(d) His mother.
5. What does Robert say to Ruth about why he has to leave?
(a) The farm is too small a world.
(b) He hates being around his dad.
(c) He is in love with her.
(d) He wants to get away from her.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what month is the beginning of the play set?
2. What experience did Robert have as a child that he tells Ruth about in Act 1, Scene 1?
3. What is Andrew's job on the ship?
4. What does Robert plan to do to keep the family afloat until harvest time?
5. What does Dick Scott fix up on his ship for Robert?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the reason James tells Andrew to never return to the farm again?
2. What story does Uncle Dick tell the family as they sit around the table?
3. What is the setting of Act 1, Scene 2?
4. Is Mary sensitive to her parents emotional state on the hilltop?
5. What did Andrew discover about Argentina?
6. What does Ruth tell her mother about Robert's plan for their future when he gets well and can leave the farm?
7. What is Andrew's response to Robert when he cries out that the situation is damnable?
8. Why does Robert say that Andrew must not feel sorry that he is about to die?
9. Describe the sitting room's appearance in Act 3.
10. Describe the argument between Robert and Ruth in Act 2, Scene 1.
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