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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Troy say to Bono about knowing where Troy's responsibilities lay?
(a) He says that his responsibility for Gabriel is complicated.
(b) He says that acting responsibly towards Cory will only make Cory angry.
(c) He says that his responsibility is to not let anyone get hurt.
(d) He says that his responsibility is to Rose and not Alberta.
2. After she has dealt with the reality of Troy's affair, what does Rose tell him about her feelings concerning the affair?
(a) That she's had enough.
(b) That she has come to accept the situation.
(c) That she's ready to forgive him.
(d) That she wants him to rethink his situation.
3. When Lyons arrives in Act 5, what does he tell Cory he's been doing?
(a) He's been playing in clubs.
(b) He's been working with Troy.
(c) He's been traveling.
(d) He's been in jail.
4. Why does Cory say he has come home?
(a) To see Raynell.
(b) To help with his Uncle Gabriel.
(c) To get clear from his father completely.
(d) To help arrange the funeral.
5. After Troy has confessed to the affair, what does Rose say she realizes about him?
(a) That he is not the good man she thought he was.
(b) That he's had to put up with a lot in his life.
(c) That he has turned into a good father.
(d) That he's just a drunk.
6. What does Rose tell Cory he can't escape?
(a) The fact that he physically resembles his father.
(b) Nightmares about his childhood.
(c) The fact that he hasn't been to see her for years.
(d) The part of him that was and will always be Troy.
7. What does Cory say when Troy talks about how much he's given Cory?
(a) Cory tells Troy all he's ever done is to hold him back.
(b) Cory says that Troy has only done what fathers are supposed to do.
(c) Cory says that Troy has never given him anything.
(d) Cory says that he wishes Troy was not his father.
8. After Rose and Troy discuss Gabriel, what does Troy tell Rose to do?
(a) Send Cory out.
(b) Get him a drink.
(c) Give him $50.
(d) Make dinner.
9. While Cory is inside looking for another saw, what does Bono tell Troy to be careful about?
(a) About carrying on with two women.
(b) About spending too much money on the fence.
(c) About alienating Cory.
(d) About wasting too much time on the fence.
10. What is Troy doing with the baby as Rose comes out from the house and listens to him?
(a) Tapping his foot and rocking the baby.
(b) Singing a lullaby to the baby.
(c) Telling the baby the history of the family.
(d) Humming an old song about a dog.
11. When Troy sends Cory in for another saw, what does Troy ask Bono?
(a) He asks what Bono means by talking about Rose the way he did.
(b) He asks Bono to try and talk to Cory about not playing football.
(c) He asks Bono to stay around to work on the fence.
(d) He asks Bono not to tell Cory about Alberta.
12. What does Gabriel know at the end of the play?
(a) That he's gotten his revenge.
(b) That life will be better for him now.
(c) That Troy is not in heaven.
(d) That the gates of heaven are open.
13. What does Rose say Raynell brought into her life?
(a) A chance to raise a daughter.
(d) A mature motherhood.
14. When Cory comes out and tries to free Rose from Troy's grip, what does Troy do?
(a) He punches Cory.
(b) He yells for Gabriel to come outside.
(c) He throws Rose to the ground.
(d) He lets Rose go.
15. Which of the following is NOT included in Old Blue's song?
(a) That his grave was dug with a silver spade.
(b) That he died like a man.
(c) That he treed a possum in Noah's Ark.
(d) That he lived near the river and swam every day.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the beginning of the Act 2, Scene 5, the first time we see Raynell, why is she in the yard when Cory arrives?
2. How many children has Rose actually given birth to?
3. When Rose comes out, Gabriel arrives prepared to do what?
4. Why does Troy say he is not prepared to give up the affair with Alberta?
5. When Troy goes towards Cory to hit him, how does Cory defend himself?
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