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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Halie tell Dodge they have to take care of?
(a) The Baby.
(b) Father Dewis.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Bradley.

2. Who taunted Halie about " the breeder-man teaching her a thing or two"?
(a) Father Dewis.
(b) Dodge.
(c) Tildren.
(d) Bradley.

3. Who has a wooden leg?
(a) Tilden
(b) Father Dewis
(c) Bradley
(d) Ansel

4. How does Halie treat Dodge?
(a) Joy overflows their relationship.
(b) She retreats from him, hiding upstairs.
(c) She is faithful to her vows.
(d) She talk continuously about her beloved.

5. Which particular event does Halie blame for Ansel's death?
(a) Bradley.
(b) Marrying a Catholic.
(c) The church members.
(d) The hotel staff.

6. What set off this family toward disaster?
(a) Dodge's trust for his wife.
(b) Halie's devotion to her children.
(c) The mismatch between Dodge and Halie.
(d) Father Dewis' devotion to Dodge.

7. Whose betrayal started the total destruction of this family?
(a) Halie's
(b) Bradley's
(c) Tilden's
(d) Ansel's wife

8. Who cut off Dodge's hair?
(a) Halie.
(b) Father Drewis.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Tilden.

9. What did Sam Shepherd chose a farm as the setting of this play?
(a) It was a beautiful vision of this family's fruitful garden.
(b) He loves to watch vegetables grow.
(c) it was a contrast between fertile farming and the deteriation of this family.
(d) He was sure Dodge would rallie in the end.

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

11. What seemed to be just below the surface of this family's relationship?
(a) That Tilden was a practising Catholic.
(b) A light reference to a dark family secret.
(c) That Father Dewis truly cared for Halie.
(d) The fact that Bradley was a drunk.

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

13. Who spent time in jail?
(a) Bradley.
(b) Father Dewis.
(c) Dodge.
(d) Tilden.

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

15. Dodge said this to who? "Don't go outside. There's nothing out there."
(a) Father Dewis.
(b) Ansel.
(c) Tilden.
(d) Bradley.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was an all-American halfback with a bright future ahead of them?

2. What character was on stage during Act one?

3. Who usually comes drunk after being out all night? And who does she bring with her?

4. What is primary character does Halie portray?

5. Where did Bradley go, only to return emotionally broken?

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