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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. Who reads the opening speech during the first rehearsal of The Beggar's Opera?
(c) Mr. Ames.
2. What is the name of the play being performed by the characters of A Chorus of Disapproval?
(a) The Beggar's Opera.
(b) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.
(c) Jesus Christ Superstar.
3. What is Bridget carrying when she first meets Guy?
(a) An elaborately decorated basket.
(b) An empty platter.
(c) A piece of furniture.
(d) A script.
4. What does Guy do while waiting for the director to arrive?
(a) Plays the piano and tries to sing.
(b) Plays the piano and belts out the chorus.
(c) Plays the piano and hums the tune.
(d) Sits quietly and stares forlornly at the piano.
5. What do Crispin and Bridget do after Bridget closes the bar?
(a) Leave separately.
(b) Kiss passionately.
(c) Sit down and talk.
(d) Jell-O shots.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who flirts with Guy at the bar?
2. How is Bridget introduced in Act 1, Scene 2?
3. What is Rebecca's complaint after Dafydd's outburst at Ted?
4. What does Hannah ask Guy to do while he is on stage practicing his craft?
5. Who named Dafydd's daughters?
Short Essay Questions
1. Ambition now seems to be one of Guy's driving forces after success with women and his acting. Cite examples of his ambition in his sexual conquests as well as his roles in the play.
2. Act 1, Scene 7 seems to be a bit more about Guy feeling a bit pleased with himself, maybe even a little bit cocky. Does he still retain the perceived innocence from earlier scenes?
3. Again, a song from The Beggar's Opera is used to add to the scene. What is the importance of this song to Act 1, Scene 5?
4. 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?
5. Why is the Daddy doll used as a stand-in for Dafydd when he is gone? What does this tell you about Dafydd's relationship with his daughters?
6. What are the perceived dynamics between Enid, Ted and Linda?
7. Describe the significance of Fay and Ian's lifestyle.
8. Why is Guy uncomfortable with accepting the money that Jarvis sent him?
9. Again, we see an example of Guy's innocence. Though Rebecca nearly outright confesses to starting the BLM rumor, Guy is still puzzled about who would have done so and why. How does Rebecca describe the possible events leading up to the rumor?
10. Act 2, Scene 2 contains the climax of the Crispin/Linda/Bridget love triangle. Explain the events that take place.
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