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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who's life is centered on a couch, television, and a bottle?
(a) Ansel.
(b) Father Dewis.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Dodge.

2. What did Halie say she and Father Dewis were doing all night when they came home drunk?
(a) Planning a monument for Ansel
(b) A memorial service for Bradley
(c) Planning for Ansel's saint hood
(d) Dodge's funeral

3. Who tried to present themselves as the one in charge of the family, but was ignored by everyone?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Halie.
(c) Father Dewis.
(d) Bradley.

4. Who was in New Mexico?
(a) Father Dewis.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Dodge.

5. What type of life did Halie leave behind when she married Dodge?
(a) Being an upstanding member of the church.
(b) Life in the city with variety and stimulation.
(c) Caring for Bradley.
(d) Being the mother of Ansel.

6. There are vague hints about a dark secret hidden in what area of the farm?
(a) The backyard.
(b) Upstairs.
(c) The back porch.
(d) The living room on the sofa.

7. If you described Dodge's life, what would be the first thing you would notice?
(a) He is devoted to his children.
(b) His life is confinded to the couch, television, and a bottle.
(c) He is very active and loves to jog.
(d) He is proud of his wife.

8. What area can be seen form the living room during the play?
(a) The vegtable garden.
(b) The back porch.
(c) The church.
(d) The back yard.

9. Who are having an adulterous affair in the play?
(a) Halie and and Dodge.
(b) Halie and Bradley.
(c) Halie and Tilden.
(d) Halie and Father Drewis.

10. Who did Halie say this about? "I had no idea he would be that much trouble".
(a) Dodge.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Father Dewis.

11. What does Halie say Dodge has become?
(a) An evil, spiteful, vengeful man.
(b) Head of Bradley's household.
(c) The father of Tildren's children.
(d) The man with a wooden leg.

12. Who was an all-American halfback with a bright future ahead of them?
(a) Dodge.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Father Drewis.
(d) Tilden.

13. Who shouts from upstairs telling Dodge to take his medication when he coughs?
(a) Tilden.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Halie.
(d) Father Dewis.

14. Who owned this farm?
(a) Ansel, because he spent his life preparing the land to harvest.
(b) Tilden, because he had a vegetable garden.
(c) Bradley, since he repesented ordor to this family.
(d) Dodge, he was the father and husband.

15. Who does Halie say needs to stay out of the yard?
(a) Dodge.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Father Dewis.
(d) Tilden.

Short Answer Questions

1. Halie pretends to care for who?

2. What event resulted because of the disintegration of this family structure?

3. Why does Father Dewis come by?

4. One of the characters appears to be an upright and righteous member of the church, who is that character?

5. Who spent time in jail?

(see the answer keys)

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