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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Agnes and Tobias's daughter?
(a) Jane
(b) Juliette
(c) Julie
(d) Julia

2. According to Agnes, if you can entertain the idea of going mad, ________________________________.
(a) you are probably mad.
(b) you are in some jeopardy of going over the edge.
(c) you are certainly mad.
(d) there is probably not any danger of it happening.

3. Claire wonders aloud about _______________________.
(a) Edna's bad haircut
(b) things she has to do tomorrow
(c) when it would begin
(d) Harry's bad manners

4. Who is the main female character?
(a) Agnes
(b) Annette
(c) Ava
(d) Anne

5. Tobias could not force the cat to _________________.
(a) love him
(b) use the litter box
(c) eat
(d) stay indoors

6. What does Tobias tell Julia she can no longer do?
(a) have an affair
(b) spend so much money
(c) show up at the house in a bad emotional state
(d) have an affair

7. Tobias asks Claire why she does not go back to _______________________.
(a) Alcoholics Anonymous
(b) Italy
(c) Her own home
(d) Church

8. What does Agnes worry about more than she worries about going mad?
(a) Her daughter, Claire
(b) Her sister, Claire
(c) Her sister-in-law, Claire
(d) Her best friend, Claire

9. From what room do Harry and Edna emerge?
(a) Bedroom
(b) Kitchen
(c) Dining room
(d) Den

10. Why does the character in #67 begin to pick fights?
(a) Over marital choices
(b) Over bad debts
(c) Over finances
(d) Over some perceived slights

11. Tobias ignores Julia's ______________.
(a) cruelty
(b) streaked hair
(c) piercings
(d) tattoos

12. From whom do Harry and Edna make their request?
(a) Tobias
(b) Kitchen staff
(c) Julia
(d) Agnes

13. How old is Agnes?
(a) Late 40s
(b) Late 50s
(c) 20 ish
(d) 30 something

14. What has Agnes given away in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Old clothes
(b) Money
(c) Old photos
(d) Julia's room

15. What do the people in the room say to Harry and Edna?
(a) Don't be a stranger
(b) Goodbye
(c) Thanks for coming
(d) Hurry back

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the setting for Act 1?

2. Who is Julia's estranged husband?

3. The people in the room are _____________ to see Harry and Edna with their coats on.

4. Thomas had _______________ kill the cat.

5. Julia thinks that Tobias's attempts to talk to Doug would be ______________.

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