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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are the two main characters related?
(a) They work together
(b) They are married
(c) They are best friends
(d) Brother and sister

2. Why is the inheritance such a critical factor now?
(a) Big Mama had a stroke
(b) Brick needs the money
(c) The stock market is plunging
(d) Big Daddy is dying of cancer

3. Who occupies the setting of the first act?
(a) Brick and Maggie
(b) Anyone in town
(c) Gooper and Mae
(d) Anyone invited

4. Who is Gooper?
(a) Brick's brother
(b) Maggie's brother
(c) Brick's friend
(d) Maggie's ex-husband

5. What does Maggie call herself?
(a) The early bird
(b) A thoroughbred
(c) Cat on a hot tin roof
(d) The lead dog

6. Why is the play's name attributed to that character?
(a) Feline movements
(b) Jumpy nerves
(c) High spirits and perseverance
(d) Feline facial characteristics

7. With which one of Brick's friends did Maggie make love?
(a) Skipper
(b) Chip
(c) Schooner
(d) Chad

8. How did Brick sustain his recent injury?
(a) Wrecking a car
(b) Jumping hurdles
(c) Riding a horse
(d) Falling down steps

9. Who does Big Mama blame for the demise of Brick and Maggie's marriage?
(a) Maggie
(b) Gooper
(c) Brick
(d) Skipper

10. Who does Maggie think will be named the primary beneficiaries in Big Daddy's will?
(a) Brick and Maggie
(b) Mrs. Pollitt
(c) Gooper and Mae
(d) The church

11. What is Maggie's plan regarding her marriage?
(a) She is about at the end of her patience
(b) She wishes she never married
(c) She is divorcing Brick as soon as possible
(d) She is going to stay until it is better again

12. Who is one of the main characters?
(a) Brick
(b) Alex
(c) Brian
(d) Brett

13. What secret does the family intend to keep from Big Daddy?
(a) That he has terminal cancer
(b) That Maggie is infertile
(c) That Big Mama is sick
(d) That Lacey is his child

14. Who interrupts Brick and Maggie by pounding on the door?
(a) Gooper
(b) Big Mama
(c) A no-necked monster
(d) Mae

15. What is Brick doing when Maggie is talking to him?
(a) Talking on the phone
(b) Trying to nap
(c) Taking a shower
(d) Reading the paper

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the location for the setting?

2. Who does Big Mama talk to on the phone about Big Daddy's diagnosis?

3. Who is the patriarch of the family?

4. Who is Skipper?

5. What did the family discuss at dinner which Brick missed?

(see the answer keys)

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