Death of a Salesman Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 1, Pages 150-172.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What surrounds the Salesman's house?
(a) Countryside
(b) Tall apartment buildings
(c) A wide stoop
(d) Office buildings

2. What happens as Willy is driving on the highway?
(a) The car breaks down.
(b) A woman yells at him.
(c) He allows the car to veer over the white line.
(d) He runs off the road.

3. What difference would it have made to his life if Willy had formed his own business?
(a) He would not have to leave home any more.
(b) He would have been able to travel in luxury.
(c) He would have built a house on Long Island.
(d) He would have been able to work from home.

4. How has Willy's salary rate changed?
(a) He is to be paid according to a strict time sheet.
(b) His rate of commission has been reduced.
(c) He is now on commission only like a beginner.
(d) He is no longer paid overtime.

5. Making an inference from Linda's words, what do you think is Angelo's occupation?
(a) Motor mechanic
(b) Car salesman
(c) Attorney
(d) Loan shark

Short Answer Questions

1. What excuse does Charley give Willy for his visit?

2. What is it about Willy that the woman says she likes?

3. What is a synonym for 'trepidation'?

4. Who does Linda refer to as "a philandering bum?"

5. What does Willy feel is a disgrace?

(see the answer key)

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