The Elephant Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

Bernard Pomerance
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Scenes 6, 7 and 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the nurse react to Merrick the first time she sees him?
(a) She screams and runs out of the room.
(b) She gives him a hug.
(c) She shakes his hand and says that she is happy to meet him.
(d) She sits and stares at him silently.

2. How do Ross and Merrick part ways for the final time?
(a) Ross is jailed for abusing Merrick.
(b) Ross abandons Merrick in the streets.
(c) Merrick decides to quit the freak show business.
(d) Ross and Merrick part ways amicably.

3. How much money has Merrick saved since starting work with Ross?
(a) Fifty-eight pounds.
(b) Forty-eight pounds.
(c) Twenty-eight pounds.
(d) Thirty-eight pounds.

4. Which of the following best describes Treves' voice as he describes the Elephant Man to the audience during a lecture?
(a) Dry.
(b) Animated.
(c) Fearful.
(d) Apathetic.

5. Which of the following does Treves NOT accuse the caller of using to alter The Elephant Man's appearance?
(a) Mirrors.
(b) Makeup.
(c) Lighting.
(d) Costumes.

Short Answer Questions

1. During the interview with Treves, how did the nurse present herself?

2. While Treves and Merrick are talking, why does the porter enter Merrick's room?

3. Which of the following best describes the Elephant Man's deformities?

4. To what city has Treves relocated at the beginning of the play?

5. As the police are searching his belongings, what word does Merrick croak over and over?

(see the answer key)

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