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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. Meg and Lenny's relationship appears at first to be:
(a) Distant and cold.
2. 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.
3. Though Meg seems entirely self-interested, her actions reveal:
(a) She cares about her sisters and will act on their behalf.
(b) She wants to stay in town to see what she will inherit after her granddaddy's death.
(c) She has sacrificed herself on many occasions for the family.
(d) She is ready to move home and help Lenny shoulder her responsibilities.
4. Babe seems to blame their mother's death on:
(a) The cat's misbehavior.
(b) The pressures of being a single mother.
(c) Their father's abandonment.
(d) Society's judgement of women.
5. Chick's tight extra-petite pantyhose suggest:
(a) She cares about the quality of her clothing.
(b) Lenny has deliberately bought the wrong size.
(c) She cares more about appearance than comfort.
(d) Lenny has forgotten what size she wears.
Short Answer Questions
1. Chick appears to be mainly concerned about:
2. Babe is oddly impressed by:
3. Meg's remark, "We're getting so old," offends Lenny because:
4. The nylon wrapper and hair ball Chick leaves on the floor suggests:
5. Meg takes a coke from the fridge to calm Lennie, but first she drinks from it herself, indicating:
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Lenny so angry at Meg?
2. Why does Lenny continually bring up the past?
3. What is Meg's first reaction when she sees Lennie?
4. What does Meg and Doc's first meeting in the kitchen suggest about their relationship?
5. How will Old Granddaddy's death affect the girls' lives?
6. Describe Meg's encounter with Doc.
7. What seems to be happening to Babe at the end of Act II?
8. Describe Lenny's phone call with Charlie.
9. What does Babe's affair with Willy Jay suggest about her?
10. In their discussion of the rules for "hearts," the girls remember that hearts are bad, which suggests what?
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