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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 happens to the protagonist in the play taking place in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) He has risen above his station in life and married a rich woman.
(b) He is betrayed for money and sent to prison.
(c) He is condemned to walk the plank.
(d) He has saved many people in his short, sad life.
2. Who is singing while sitting at the piano in the corner of the bar?
(b) Mr. Ames.
3. When Ian invites Guy to join him and Fay, what does he tell Guy to bring?
(a) His own bottle of liquor.
(b) A cooler full of beer.
(c) A female friend.
(d) A picnic basket.
4. What is Linda's reply in when Dafydd asks where Crispin is?
(a) She says that she doesn't know.
(b) She tells Dafydd to ask Bridget.
(c) She gives Dafydd a dirty look and leaves the theater.
(d) She says that he should arrive any minute.
5. What is Bridget carrying when she first meets Guy?
(a) An empty platter.
(b) A piece of furniture.
(c) A script.
(d) An elaborately decorated basket.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Guy is left alone on the stage in Act 1, Scene 5, what does he do?
2. With whom does Guy speak when looking for the director?
3. What is an example of "Linda trouble" given in Act 1, Scene 4?
4. What happens to Guy at the end of Act 1, Scene 1?
5. What is Dafydd drinking at the bar?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you think Guy's ulterior motive in joining the company was to become involved with one of the women in the play? Why?
2. Does Fay seem to have a genuine emotional attachment to Guy, or do you think everything she does is for what she can get out of it?
3. What does Act 1, Scene 4 tell you about Dafydd's character? Does him seem self absorbed and boorish or simply clueless? Why?
4. What are the perceived dynamics between Enid, Ted and Linda?
5. What do you think the importance of the music from The Beggar's Opera is to this play? Why?
6. The women of the cast have an obvious interest in Guy. How does this interest help to sharpen Guy's character for the reader?
7. What is the importance of the first song sung from The Beggar's Opera in Act 2, Scene 1?
8. Rebecca makes a request of Guy. What does her request involve?
9. The comedic action is based on the concept of misunderstanding. Once Guy finally figures out what is the true nature of his invitation to Ian and Fay's home, what does his follow through on the situation say about his personality?
10. Describe the significance of Fay and Ian's lifestyle.
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