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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. How does Clive react when his life is discussed?
(a) He is embarrassed.
(b) He brags about it.
(c) He gets angry.
(d) He gets depressed.
2. Who rules Africa during Act I?
(a) The United States.
(c) The British Empire.
3. What are Ellen and Betty playing at the picnic?
(d) Cops and robbers.
4. Who orders Ellen and Betty to stop playing at the picnic?
(b) Mrs. Saunders.
5. After the men return from the stables, what does Mrs. Saunders ask Joshua?
(a) If he did his chores.
(b) If he is hungry.
(c) If he is tired.
(d) If he minds beating his own people.
Short Answer Questions
1. After investigating Betty's claim about who was mean to her, who does Clive believe?
2. What does Edward protest when he is yelled at for playing with the doll?
3. As characters find themselves alone with each other during the second game, what happens?
4. During the dispute about Edward's doll, who does Maud slap?
5. What does Betty ask Clive for during their private discussion inside?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Clive describe the life he has?
2. What does the park symbolize?
3. Has the value in marriage changed over 100 years, from Act 1 to Act 2? Give evidence to support your answer.
4. 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?
5. In the park, Edward gives Martin directions on how to take care of Tommy even though Martin is Tommy's father. What does this tell the audience about Martin's fathering skills?
6. In Act I, Scene 1, Harry introduces the reader to his family. Describe Harry's family.
7. Harry confesses his passion for Betty when Clive is securing the barn. What does this tell you about Harry's value for friendship?
8. Cathy's painting includes details about everyone in her life except for Martin's in which she painted his "vagueness." What does this tell the audience about Martin's importance in the family?
9. What is the relationship between Betty and Clive?
10. Why wouldn't Clive believe Edward when he blames Joshua for destroying the doll?
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