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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Hildy warn Burns about the other reporters in Act 3, Part 1?
(a) That they know the truth about Williams.
(b) That they will be back soon.
(c) That they are trying to get Williams killed.
(d) That they are trying to get Burns arrested.

2. Where does Hildy hide Williams as the other reporters are coming back in Act 2, Part 4?
(a) Bensinger's desk.
(b) Underneath his desk.
(c) The fire escape.
(d) Behind a file cabinet.

3. What are the reporters urging the Sheriff to do in Act 3, Part 2?
(a) Find Mrs. Grant.
(b) Shoot Burns.
(c) Shoot Hildy.
(d) Question Hildy.

4. How much of a reward does the sheriff offer the deputies to kill Williams?
(a) Five hundred dollars.
(b) One thousand dollars.
(c) Three hundred dollars.
(d) Two hundred dollars.

5. Why does the messenger give the mayor back the reprieve in Act 3, Part 3?
(a) He wants more money.
(b) He can't be bribed.
(c) He wants a better job.
(d) He forgot why he kept it.

6. What are the reporters doing as they phone in their stories in Act 3, Part 3?
(a) Trying to impress Burns so he will hire them.
(b) Making up details.
(c) Stealing Hildy's reporting.
(d) Asking for raises.

7. According to Burns at the end of Act 3, Part 1, what is ruining everything?
(a) Corrupt politicians.
(b) Hildy's story.
(c) The police.
(d) Women.

8. What does Burns say about Mrs. Grant to discredit her story in Act 3, Part 2?
(a) That she is blackmailing him.
(b) That she is drunk.
(c) That she is an angry ex mother-in-law.
(d) That she is senile.

9. What does Peggy tell Hildy at the end of the play in Act 3, Part 3?
(a) That she loves him just the way he is.
(b) That she needs the money he took before.
(c) That she thinks he should stay and write for the newspaper.
(d) That they missed their train.

10. How long does Burns think it will take his men to get there at the beginning of Act 3, Part 1?
(a) A half hour.
(b) Ten minutes.
(c) Fifteen minutes.
(d) An hour.

11. Where does Hildy drag Williams to after he collapses in Act 2, Part 4?
(a) The other office.
(b) The hallway.
(c) The bathroom.
(d) Outside.

12. Where does the sheriff look for Williams originally in Act 3, Part 2?
(a) The other office.
(b) The hallway.
(c) The bathroom.
(d) The fire escape.

13. The purpose of Act 2, Part 3 is to illustrate what major difference in the characters of Hildy, the mayor, and the sheriff?
(a) The integrity that Hildy and the mayor have, and the lack of integrity of the sheriff.
(b) The integrity that Hildy has, and the lack of integrity of the mayor and the sheriff.
(c) The integrity that the mayor and the sheriff have, and the lack of integrity of Hildy.
(d) The integrity that the mayor has, and the lack of integrity of Hildy and the sheriff.

14. Who is with the reporters as Hildy opens the door at the end of Act 3, Part 1?
(a) Mollie.
(b) Williams.
(c) The mayor.
(d) The sheriff.

15. What does Burns explain the story is really about to Hildy in Act 2, Part 5?
(a) Socialism.
(b) The sheriff's incompetence.
(c) Political corruption.
(d) Murder.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who hangs up angrily on Hildy in Act 2, Part 4?

2. How many men does the sheriff tell the mayor he has sworn in as new deputies in Act 2, Part 3?

3. What are Hildy and Burns charged with in Act 3, Part 3?

4. Who sends the reprieve to cancel the execution in Act 2, Part 3?

5. According the mayor in Act 2, Part 3, what isn't real?

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