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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are Echo and Artie arguing about in the beginning of scene 4?
(a) Whether or not Dorothea can hear them in her coma.
(b) About who should take care of Dorothea.
(c) About Echo's education.
(d) About Artie leaving Echo as a child.
2. In reference to Echo and Artie's argument in the beginning of scene 4, what does Artie believe?
(a) That Dorothea needs them to intereact with her.
(b) That Dorothea can hear them in her coma.
(c) That Dorothea's coma is her fault.
(d) That Dorothea is a vegetable.
3. How does Dorothea and Artie's phone call first phone call in scene 4 end?
(a) They say good-bye, promising to talk again soon.
(b) Artie hangs up.
(c) Dorothea hangs up.
(d) They make plans to meet the next day.
4. What is Echo's frame of mind as she spells her words?
(a) She smiles bravely, but misspells her first word.
(b) She is nervous, but spells them correctly.
(c) She pauses hesitantly after each letter, unsure of herself.
(d) She is confident and spells them correctly.
5. How did the family end up back in Dorothea's house back east?
(a) They took a bus.
(b) They hitchhiked across the country.
(c) They took Echo on her first plane ride to get there.
(d) They drove there after Echo's father died.
6. What is Echo's plan for the spelling bee?
(a) To win the spelling bee.
(b) To have both her mother and grandmother come to the spelling bee and be reunited.
(c) To run away at the spelling bee.
(d) To intentionally lose the spelling bee to gain her mother's pity.
7. In Scene 6, how does Artie communicate with her daughter after seeing her?
(a) She calls her to help her study spelling.
(b) She breaks off all communication.
(c) She visits her once a month.
(d) She writes her letters once a week.
8. How was Artie able to overcome her childhood?
(a) By remembering how much her mother really loved her.
(b) By having a baby to love.
(c) By forgiving her mother's eccentricity.
(d) By focusing only on her husband and her work.
9. Instead of coming to see Echo, what does Artie do?
(a) She never contacts Echo.
(b) She sometimes calls her on the phone.
(c) She write her a letter everyday.
(d) She asks Echo to meet her.
10. In scene 4, what does Dorothea say to Artie when Artie calls to tell her where she has been?
(a) That she was no longer looking for her.
(b) That she could not wait to see her.
(c) That she loves her very much.
(d) That she has been looking for her everywhere.
11. What kind of winner was Echo?
(a) Quiet, but proud.
(b) Quiet and unassuming.
(c) Obnoxious and cruel.
(d) Grateful and kind.
12. Artie considered going to the spelling bee as her ___________.
13. Why does Dorothea insist that Artie now needs her when Artie calls her the second time in scene 4?
(a) She needs help to get well.
(b) She will need help with the baby.
(c) She needs her help to find a job.
(d) She needs help finding an apartment.
14. Why does Artie leave Echo with Dorothea?
(a) Artie has a job offer in Europe.
(b) Artie is too sick to care for Echo.
(c) Artie believes that Dorothea needs Echo.
(d) Artie does not have the money to care for her daughter.
15. Why does Echo feel such kinship to Dorothea?
(a) Dorothea reminds Echo of her mother.
(b) Echo feels nokinshipto Dorothea.
(c) Dorothea raised her.
(d) Echo feels she is just like Dorothea.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Artie not like the vortex?
2. Why does Echo buy the Robinson Crusoe book?
3. What chance of reuniting her family through the spelling bee did Echo have?
4. What does Artie do when she sees her daughter in scene 5?
5. How does Artie and Echo's argument end?
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