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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 Betty react to Ellen's second confession?
(a) She is angry.
(b) She feels sorry for Ellen.
(c) She misunderstands her and sends her inside.
(d) She is very surprised.
2. Who orders Ellen and Betty to stop playing at the picnic?
(b) Mrs. Saunders.
3. Who comes looking for Edward outside in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) Betty and Victoria.
(b) Maud and Ellen.
(c) Ellen and Betty.
(d) Maud and Betty.
4. At the picnic, who is just as bad at the game as Betty and Ellen?
5. After everyone leaves the house, what does Clive confess?
(a) He loves someone else.
(b) How difficult the whipping was.
(c) He is afraid.
(d) He wants a divorce.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Betty protest the news of their upcoming visitor?
2. How are the stable boys different from Joshua?
3. Why does Maud quit the second game during the picnic?
4. Who does Betty claim has been mean to her?
5. As characters find themselves alone with each other during the second game, what happens?
Short Essay Questions
1. Gerry "if they can do together what they did before" to the Edward the audience met in Act 1. Where has the reader seen this question before and why is it significant?
2. How does Betty feel about spending time with other women? Why does she feel this way?
3. 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?
4. After learning his parents were killed in the village that was destroyed, Joshua says that Clive is both "his mother and his father." What does Joshua mean by this statement?
5. What evidence is provided that Clive and Betty's marriage is in trouble?
6. What role does Joshua play in this family?
7. Martin tries to convince Victoria to take a job in another city. What does this tell the audience about Martin as a person?
8. Martin leaves alone after the ritual. What does this tell the audience about his position in this group?
9. What does Clive's "empire" symbolize?
10. 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?
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