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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. Tobias tells Julia that Agnes and Tobias are ____________________.
(a) getting a divorce
(b) her adoptive parents
(c) moving to Europe
(d) real people

2. What does Julia consider Tobias to be now?
(a) Inspirational
(b) Inessential
(c) Nuisance
(d) Heroic

3. Who is Julia's husband?
(a) David
(b) Douglas
(c) Dennis
(d) Donald

4. Claire asks Tobias why he no longer has _________________________.
(a) any friends
(b) any money
(c) sex with his wife
(d) his business

5. Claire apologizes to Agnes for bringing out such ____________ in Agnes.
(a) Venom
(b) Spite
(c) Jealousy
(d) Envy

Short Answer Questions

1. Who arrives at Agnes and Tobias's house unexpectedly?

2. Which character seems to be the only steady person in the house?

3. Thomas had _______________ kill the cat.

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

5. Who enters the room and joins in the current conversation?

Short Essay Questions

1. What temporarily buoys the spirits of the people in the living room?

2. What shocking news does Harry share with Tobias in private?

3. Why is Agnes and Tobias's daughter, Julia, coming home again?

4. How does Edna retaliate against Julia for her rude behavior?

5. How old are Agnes and Tobias?

6. What does Julia want her father to do?

7. What reasons does Agnes give for lashing out at Claire?

8. How does Julia serve as the tipping point for Tobias's tolerance?

9. What announcements does Edna make regarding the bedroom?

10. How does Agnes exhibit that she is so out of tune with her daughter's distress?

(see the answer keys)

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