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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Halie pretends to care for who?
(a) Dodge.
(b) Bradley.
(c) Ansel.
(d) Tilden.

3. Where did Bradley go, only to return emotionally broken?
(a) Illinios.
(b) Arizona.
(c) New Mexico.
(d) Texas.

4. What event resulted because of the disintegration of this family structure?
(a) The audultrious relationship between Father Dewis and Halie.
(b) Ansel's marriage to a Catholic girl.
(c) The incestuous relationship between Tilden and Halie.
(d) The sexual relationship between Teldon and Bradley.

5. One of the characters appears to be an upright and righteous member of the church, who is that character?
(a) Father Drewis.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Halie.

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

7. What character was on stage during Act one?
(a) Father Drewis.
(b) Dodge.
(c) Bradley.
(d) Tilden.

8. 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) A memorial service for Bradley
(c) Planning a monument for Ansel
(d) Dodge's funeral

9. What position did Dodge hold in the family?
(a) Father and husband
(b) Father Drewis' partner
(c) Son and friend
(d) Halie's lover

10. What is the main theme of this play?
(a) The dysfunction of this family.
(b) How to be a strong Christian.
(c) The best way to grow vegtables.
(d) The virtue of marriage.

11. 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) it was a contrast between fertile farming and the deteriation of this family.
(c) He loves to watch vegetables grow.
(d) He was sure Dodge would rallie in the end.

12. Who did Halie say she and Father Dewis was planning a monument for?
(a) Bradley.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Ansel.
(d) Dodge.

13. What happened to Ansel?
(a) Cut off his leg with a chain saw.
(b) He continued to pick vetables from the backyard garden.
(c) Died on his honeymoon.
(d) Took all the tools from the farm.

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

15. When Tilden left corn husks on the floor, who did Halie say would be upset if they found them on the floor?
(a) Ansel.
(b) Tilden.
(c) Dodge.
(d) Bradley.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who had a wooden leg form an accident with a chain saw?

2. Who tried to present themselves as the one in charge of the family, but was ignored by everyone?

3. Who are having an adulterous affair in the play?

4. Who pretends that their marriage and relationship displays a loving partnership?

5. What does Tilden continue to bring in from the backyard?

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