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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. During what time period does Act I occur?
(a) The early-1900s.
(b) Present day.
(d) The late-1800s.
2. Who comes looking for Edward outside in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) Ellen and Betty.
(b) Betty and Victoria.
(c) Maud and Ellen.
(d) Maud and Betty.
3. What does Betty and Clive's guest narrowly escape from while living in Africa?
(a) An attack by the natives.
(b) An earthquake.
4. When Joshua is rude to Betty, who orders Joshua to obey Betty?
(c) Mrs. Saunders.
5. What is Mrs. Saunders initial reaction to Clive's request?
(a) She begins to cry.
(b) She punches him.
(c) She agrees.
(d) She refuses.
Short Answer Questions
1. After investigating Betty's claim about who was mean to her, who does Clive believe?
2. Who witnesses the confessions made by Betty and Harry?
3. What is Clive entrusted with for his job?
4. After telling on the stable boys, who does Joshua hint to Clive that there may be a relationship between?
5. What role does Clive have in his family?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the significance of the discussion of the violence in video games?
2. Why would Edward not want Clive to hear about the incident with the doll from Ellen?
3. Mrs. Saunders narrowly escapes an attack by the natives. How does this situation make the others in Clive's family feel?
4. What is the significance of Joshua telling Edward a story about his people?
5. What evidence is provided that Clive and Betty's marriage is in trouble?
6. Betty tells Ellen that "she didn't get married to enjoy herself." What does this tell the reader about the idea of marriage?
7. How does Maud's warning Clive to pay more attention to Betty foreshadow Betty's reaction to Harry's arrival?
8. When Clive returns home, Betty tells him about all the "womanly things" she has done like playing piano and reading poetry. What does Betty's actions tell the reader about the roles of women?
9. Mrs. Saunders asks Joshua, if his "arm aches and whether he minds beating his own people." What does this comment imply about Mrs. Saunders' opinion on Joshua?
10. Edward orders the women to stop playing catch. He believes that they are awful because they are women. How does this reflect the view on women during the time this play is occurring?
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