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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. What has been offered to past political criminals?
(a) A reduced sentence for snitching.
(b) The opportunity to commit suicide instead of being hanged.
(c) Amnesty.
(d) Community service instead of prison.

2. What kind of clothing does Paulina pull out of the drawer?
(a) Bright red pajamas.
(b) No clothing.
(c) Boxer shorts.
(d) Probably stockings.

3. Where is the person in question #1 sitting?
(a) In the President's office.
(b) In the kitchen.
(c) On the terrace.
(d) In the backyard.

4. What does Gerardo's wife ask him?
(a) Who drove him home.
(b) Why he is coming home today and not tomorrow.
(c) If he remembers about the party that night.
(d) What he has in his briefcase.

5. Who's is unconscious?
(a) Gerardo.
(b) No one.
(c) The old, sick dog.
(d) Roberto.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the first character on the stage in this scene?

2. What is Gerardo yelling through the bedroom door?

3. Who is knocking at the door?

4. How does Paulina feel about the possibility of these people going to trial?

5. From where has Paulina phoned the garage?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Gerardo do when Roberto says Gerardo didn't protect his wife from rape?

2. What is Gerard doing with Paulina on the patio at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1, that she had started before and what interrupted them before?

3. How does the play, DEATH AND THE MAIDEN, open?

4. What does Paulina finally say is the main thing she wants from Roberto?

5. What does Gerardo tell Paulina was missing from his car and what does she say?

6. What does Paulina hear while she is hiding?

7. What does Gerardo say when they realize how late it is and how does Roberto respond?

8. What does Roberto say about Paulina to Gerardo and how does Gerardo respond?

9. What is Gerardo going to tell Paulina about what he thinks Roberto is going to do?

10. With whom is Gerardo speaking and about what?

(see the answer keys)

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