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Multiple Choice Questions

1. How are Gabriel and Lyons related?
(a) They are not related.
(b) Gabriel is Lyon's father.
(c) Gabriel and Lyons are brothers.
(d) Lyons is Gabriel's nephew.

2. Where does the money come from that Rose gives Lyons?
(a) From her apron pocket.
(b) From Bono.
(c) From Troy's pay.
(d) From Cory's desk.

3. What chore is Rose doing when Troy comes out of the house?
(a) She is cutting the grass.
(b) She is hanging out clothes to dry.
(c) She is putting the trash out for collection.
(d) She is weeding the garden.

4. Earlier in the day, what had one of Troy and Bono's co-workers been caught doing?
(a) Trying to block the driveway.
(b) Trying to steal a watermelon.
(c) Trying to leave early.
(d) Trying to kiss the secretary.

5. For what offense does Troy say his father once almost beat him to death?
(a) He found out Troy had been skipping school.
(b) He found out Troy was stealing.
(c) He caught Troy sneaking out of the house.
(d) He found Troy with a girl.

6. What does Rose say about the possibility of improving one's life?
(a) She says that she hopes to improve her life some day.
(b) She says that some people don't know that improving their lives is possible.
(c) She says that Bono should try to improve his life.
(d) She says that she wishes Cory would look at life's possibilities.

7. When Rose appears in Act 1, why does Bono say he doesn't want to stay for dinner?
(a) Bono says he has to get home to his woman.
(b) Bono says he's not hungry.
(c) Bono says he's meeting friends at a bar.
(d) Bono says he's afraid that he and Troy will get into a fight if he stays.

8. Why does Troy say that he doesn't need a driver's license?
(a) Because he doesn't need any identification.
(b) Because driving is easy.
(c) Because he wouldn't have any use for one.
(d) Because no one he knows has one.

9. What does Bono say about Alberta?
(a) Bono says that he wants to ask Alberta out.
(b) Bono says that Troy has been spending a lot of time with her.
(c) Bono says that Alberta is going to be promoted.
(d) Bono says that he went to grade school with Alberta.

10. What does Troy tell Cory in response to his explanation about the football recruiter?
(a) Troy tells Cory to give back the gifts the recruiter gave him.
(b) Troy tells Cory he has met the recruiter.
(c) Troy tells Cory not to trust the recruiter.
(d) Troy tells Cory he needs a full-time job.

11. After Lyons and Bono leave, Cory comes home angry with his father for what?
(a) For telling his mother that he had stolen money from her purse.
(b) For telling the coach that Cory isn't allowed play football any more.
(c) For telling his boss that he didn't want Cory to work at the store any more.
(d) For telling his teacher that Cory never did any homework.

12. After working silently for a while with Troy, Cory tries to make small talk about baseball and Troy makes which of the following comments?
(a) Troy says that the white men are running the game.
(b) Troy says that he wants Cory to quit the team.
(c) Troy says that the game isn't what it used to be.
(d) Troy says that there are too many Hispanics playing now.

13. Whose names does Gabriel say are in Saint Peter's book?
(a) Troy and Cory's.
(b) Troy and Rose's.
(c) Rose and Cory's.
(d) Gabriel and Rose's.

14. What sport does Bono say Troy excelled at?
(a) Football.
(b) Basketball.
(c) Golf.
(d) Baseball.

15. What is Troy's response to Rose's argument that times have changed?
(a) He tells her that times might have changed but not for women.
(b) He agrees with her.
(c) He says she should argue that point with their son.
(d) He takes a long drink of beer.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Cory answers Troy's question about whether he's just come home with "yeah," what does Troy remind him?

2. What does Rose say is the reason that Troy never played in the major leagues?

3. What was the money Gabriel received as a compensation for his injury used for?

4. What does Cory tell Troy about his job?

5. When Rose asks Gabriel if he wants breakfast, what does he say?

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