Driving Miss Daisy Test | Final Test - Hard

Alfred Uhry
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Daisy tell Hoke when she gives him a Christmas present?

2. On what street did Daisy grow up?

3. What does Hoke's family member, who is a college professor, teach?

4. What undergarment is accidentally showing during Daisy's disorientation?

5. How old is Daisy when the play ends?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Daisy say Old Man Freitag would definitely not approve of during the holidays?

2. What does Hoke think his chauffeur job is originally going to entail?

3. What does Daisy think a chauffeur is going to do while at her house all day?

4. What initial impression does Uhry want the audience to have of Daisy, based on how he describes what her clothes, hair, and walk should be like?

5. When was the first time Daisy saw the ocean?

6. What is the first "bad act" that Daisy accuses Florine of doing in the play?

7. Why does Daisy think the people who bombed her temple did it by accident?

8. What specialty of Idealla's can Hoke and Daisy *not* replicate?

9. How does Daisy respond to being told she is going to have to have a chauffeur?

10. What does Daisy tell Hoke about what to do with his Christmas present?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why is Daisy so uncomfortable when speaking about her money? Describe at least 3 examples of when this discomfort arises in the text and what we learn from the scene as well as from her behavior.

Essay Topic 2

Name at least 3 literary devices that an author can use to create witty and humorous banter. To support your choices, provide specific examples from Driving Miss Daisy where Urhy successfully employs these devices.

Essay Topic 3

Does Boolie, as a character, take after his mother or not? If so, how? If not, in what ways is he different? Use at least 3 specific examples from the text to support your position.

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