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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The tone between Agnes and Claire can be characterized as ________________________.
(a) sarcastic
(b) tolerant
(c) sympathetic
(d) empathetic

2. What does Agnes vow to get from Julia?
(a) Grandchildren
(b) Borrowed clothes
(c) Full story of her marriage problems
(d) Loan payments

3. To what city does Tobias say he will move because it is sunny all the time?
(a) Tucson
(b) Orlando
(c) San Diego
(d) Los Angeles

4. Who overhears what Agnes has been saying about Claire?
(a) Sylvia
(b) Claire
(c) Julia
(d) Jane

5. Agnes feels that going mad would be very _______________.
(a) scary
(b) liberating
(c) idealistic
(d) appropriate

6. Who is the main male character?
(a) Terence
(b) Thomas
(c) Timothy
(d) Tobias

7. What about Harry and Edna baffles Julia in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Their car
(b) Their sudden arrival
(c) Their home
(d) Their clothing

8. Julia thinks that Tobias's attempts to talk to Doug would be ______________.
(a) pointless
(b) helpful
(c) an intrusion
(d) appreciated

9. Who is Agnes's sister?
(a) Camille
(b) Callie
(c) Claire
(d) Clarissa

10. Who is Julia's estranged husband?
(a) Doug
(b) Dan
(c) Don
(d) Dylan

11. What does Claire say is the only thing Tobias has in common with his best friend?
(a) They both have two daughters and two sons.
(b) They both had an affair with the same woman one summer.
(c) They both drive the same kind of car.
(d) They are both excellent golfers.

12. What is Claire's affliction?
(a) She is overweight.
(b) She has cancer.
(c) She is dyslexic.
(d) She is an alcoholic.

13. Surprisingly, Doug is even against whom?
(a) Agnes
(b) Sylvia
(c) Patrice
(d) Tobias

14. With whom does the person in #67 pick fights?
(a) Sylvia
(b) Agnes
(c) Harry
(d) Tobias

15. Tobias recalls ______________ who stopped loving him.
(a) his mother
(b) his brother
(c) a cat
(d) his first wife

Short Answer Questions

1. Tobias asks Claire why she does not go back to _______________________.

2. Claire wonders aloud about _______________________.

3. Where do Edna and Harry spend the night?

4. Agnes leaves the room to call whom?

5. Who perplexes Julia in Act 2, Scene 1?

(see the answer keys)

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