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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. During the argument Lenny reveals:
(a) Granddaddy is angry with Meg.
(b) Chick does not want Meg around.
(c) Doc had visited earlier.
(d) It is her birthday.
2. Babe explodes at Chick, which indicates:
(a) She is in an emotionally vulnerable state.
(b) She is in desperate need of confiding in someone.
(c) She is angry that her sisters have ganged up on her.
(d) She should not have been released from prison.
3. Chick suggests Lenny wait at home and do what?
(a) Convince Doc to leave right away.
(b) Convince Meg to leave right away.
(c) Wait for the hospital to call.
(d) Greet Babe when she arrives.
4. Babe is oddly impressed by:
(a) The prospect of going to jail.
(b) The amount of attention she is getting in town.
(c) The amount of coverage she has received since the shooting.
(d) Willy Jay's attention to her.
5. When Babe begins telling her story, she refuses Meg's offer of candy, which suggests:
(a) She has given up entirely.
(b) She is angry with Meg for dragging the story out of her.
(c) She wants to get the story over with as quickly as possible.
(d) She is prepared to tell the truth, and does not need to
6. Chick's tight extra-petite pantyhose suggest:
(a) She cares about the quality of her clothing.
(b) Lenny has forgotten what size she wears.
(c) She cares more about appearance than comfort.
(d) Lenny has deliberately bought the wrong size.
7. Lenny begins the play by:
(a) Celebrating her birthday alone.
(b) Remembering the anniversary of her mother's death.
(c) Picking her sister up from prison.
(d) Playing her saxophone.
8. Chick asks Meg about her singing career because:
(a) She is genuinely concerned about Meg's welfare.
(b) She knows Meg is getting famous and wants to be part of the action.
(c) She wants to tell their granddaddy about it.
(d) She knows Meg has failed as a singer and wants her to feel badly about it.
9. Meg's remark, "We're getting so old," offends Lenny because:
(a) Lenny feels ugly compared to Meg.
(b) Doc does not see Meg as old.
(c) Meg knows it is Lenny's birthday.
(d) Meg says it right after she sees Lenny.
10. Meg arrives in town without knowing:
(a) That Babe shot Zackery.
(b) That Zackery was shot.
(c) That Doc still loves her.
(d) That Chick disapproves of her.
11. Lenny's birthday gift turns out to be a box of candy, which suggests:
(a) Chick cares a great deal about Lenny.
(b) Lenny has a sweet tooth.
(c) Chick has put no thought into the gift.
(d) Lenny is overweight.
12. Babe does not want to expose Willy Jay because:
(a) She wants to pursue the relationship when the trial is over.
(b) She is afraid for her own reputation.
(c) She promised his mother she would keep it a secret.
(d) She does not want to ruin his reputation.
13. Barnette plans to win the case by arguing:
(a) Self-defense or guilty of manslaughter.
(b) Guilty by reason of insanity.
(c) Murder in the first degree.
(d) Self-defense or not guilty by reason of temporary insanity.
14. Meg and Babe fantasize about the huge birthday cake they have ordered for Lenny, which reveals:
(a) They have no idea how serious their predicaments are.
(b) They are completely irresponsible.
(c) They are still childlike and playful despite their disappointments.
(d) They are unprepared for adult life.
15. When Meg objects to Barnette, Lenny claims:
(a) Meg should have found a better lawyer.
(b) Barnette is the best lawyer in town.
(c) Too much responsibilty has fallen on her.
(d) No one could defeat Zackery in court.
Short Answer Questions
1. Babe's story suggests that Lenny broke up with Charlie Hill because:
2. What secret does Babe reveal about Lenny to Meg?
3. When the girls argue about the lawyer, the mood becomes:
4. Meg claims she has not read Lenny's letters because:
5. When the sisters discover it is Lenny's birthday they decide to:
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