Eleemosynary Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Scene 2 begins and ends with which character?
(a) Artie's father.
(b) Echo.
(c) Dorothea.
(d) Artie.

2. What great skill does Echo have?
(a) Echo can fly with homemade wings.
(b) Echo can run very fast.
(c) Echo is a great cook.
(d) Echo is able to spell very well.

3. What is Echo's relationship to Dorothea?
(a) Echo is Dorothea's daughter.
(b) Echo is Dorothea's friend.
(c) Echo is Dorothea's granddaughter.
(d) Echo is Dorothea's mother.

4. How does the play open?
(a) Echo hangs up the phone.
(b) Echo is spelling out the word eleemosynary.
(c) Dorothea tries to make Artie fly.
(d) Echo explains how she was raised.

5. Artie's fear is considered __________________________.
(a) Hypochondria.
(b) Not real.
(c) A gift.
(d) A neurosis.

6. How is Dorothea's health as the play opens?
(a) Dorothea is in excellent health.
(b) Dorothea has a broken arm.
(c) Dorothea has had a stroke and is mute.
(d) Dorothea has a concussion from falling.

7. What happened when Artie tried to fly?
(a) She failed.
(b) She started to fly, and then fell.
(c) She flew around the yard.
(d) She refused to try.

8. In scene 2 when the scene fades to black, where is the audience's attention redirected to?
(a) Artie.
(b) Dorothea.
(c) Echo.
(d) Artie's father.

9. After the picnic, what does Dorothea decide she should become?
(a) A nurse.
(b) A teacher.
(c) A psychic.
(d) An eccentric.

10. Who does Dorothea meet at the picnic?
(a) A self-proclaimed eccentric.
(b) Her future husband.
(c) A professor at the university.
(d) A psychic.

11. What do the wings represent to Artie?
(a) A way that she can finally fly.
(b) Her terrible childhood with an eccentric, controlling mother.
(c) A wonderful time from her childhood.
(d) A gift from a loving mother.

12. Why were Artie and Echo's conversations limited?
(a) Echo would only talk about one thing.
(b) Artie did not know any other way to reach out to her daughter.
(c) Dorothea interupted their phone conversations.
(d) Dorothea would not allow them to talk on the phone.

13. What trait does Artie say she has that makes her life so hard?
(a) She is too tall.
(b) She has freckles.
(c) She is unable to forget anything.
(d) She cannot remember details.

14. How does Dorothea find Artie at the end of scene 2?
(a) With the help of Echo.
(b) WIth a map and compass.
(c) With the help of a private investigator.
(d) Dorothea never finds Artie.

15. What does Dorothea convince Artie to do about her pregnancy?
(a) Dorothea convinces Artie to give the baby up for adoption.
(b) Dorothea is disappointed that Artie is so young, but is excited about having a grandchild.
(c) Dorothea convinces Artie to have the baby at home.
(d) Dorothea convinces Artie to have an abortion so she can go to college as planned.

Short Answer Questions

1. What can eccentricity do for Dorothea?

2. How many generations of women does this play cover?

3. What foreshadows the relationship between Echo and Artie in the first scene?

4. Where does Artie find employment at the end of scene 2?

5. What method of learning is Artie against?

(see the answer keys)

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