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. How much does Linda have to pay for repair of the hot water system?
(a) Ninety-six dollars
(b) Fifty-six dollars
(c) A hundred dollars
(d) Fifty dollars

2. Why does Willy become annoyed with Linda?
(a) He does not like the brand of cheese she buys..
(b) He does not like to see her mending her stockings.
(c) She has not finished the washing-up.
(d) He does not like her asking so many questions of him.

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

4. What statement of Ben's summarizes his business ethics?
(a) Always fight fair with a stranger.
(b) Treat business like a jungle and watch out for the monkeys.
(c) Never fight fair with a stranger.
(d) Do business on a handshake and fight fair.

5. How did Ben make his fortune?
(a) In oil
(b) In Alaskan exploration
(c) In the fur trade
(d) In diamond mines

Short Answer Questions

1. What reason does Biff give Linda for Willy throwing him out?

2. What is wrong with Biff whistling in the elevator?

3. What jobs has Biff mostly had since leaving school?

4. What sort of debts do Willy and Linda have?

5. How did Ben and Willy's father support his family financially as they traveled?

(see the answer key)

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