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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does the African-American man feel about himself?
(a) He despises himself.
(b) He thinks he is handsome.
(c) He loves himself.
(d) He thinks he is manly.

2. Who does the African-American man say he dreamed about?
(a) God.
(b) His mother.
(c) His uncle.
(d) His father.

3. Who does the African-American man that walks on stage represent?
(a) Sarah's son.
(b) Sarah's father.
(c) Sarah's boyfriend.
(d) Sarah's brother.

4. What does the object around "Negro's" neck symbolize?
(a) Wealth.
(b) Religion.
(c) The cold climate.
(d) Lynching.

5. How does Adrienne Kennedy describe the Landlady's character?
(a) Clown-like.
(b) Man-like.
(c) Dull.
(d) Stoic.

6. What is the play's stage setting supposed to represent?
(a) Downtown Harlem.
(b) A circus.
(c) A farm.
(d) A funhouse.

7. What does the African American man claim he was born between?
(a) A mother and father.
(b) A rock and a hard place.
(c) Two generations.
(d) Two worlds.

8. What did the Duchess' father do to her mother?
(a) He divorced her.
(b) He married her.
(c) He raped her.
(d) He killed her.

9. What color dress does the woman Adrienne Kennedy refers to as "Negro" wear?
(a) White.
(b) Black.
(c) Red.
(d) Brown.

10. On what did "Negro" write poetry?
(a) White paper.
(b) Computers.
(c) Yellow paper.
(d) Mirrors.

11. Who is Raymond?
(a) An Asian man.
(b) A white man.
(c) A black man.
(d) A Latino man.

12. What is the Duchess afraid of in Part 2?
(a) Her mother.
(b) The Queen.
(c) Her sister.
(d) Her father.

13. What happens because of the African-American man's feelings about himself?
(a) He kills himself.
(b) He receives a promotion.
(c) He becomes wealthy.
(d) His hair falls out.

14. What does Sarah claim she used to kill her father?
(a) A gun.
(b) A noose.
(c) A knife.
(d) A black skull.

15. Who does "Negro" transform into?
(a) The queen.
(b) The duchess.
(c) The landlady.
(d) Sarah.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Duchess' reaction to her father cause her to do?

2. Where does the Duchess say her mother is?

3. Why do the Duchess of Hapsburg and Queen Victoria feel bound to the Duchess' father?

4. Where does the Landlady say Sarah stays?

5. What does "Negro" wear around her neck?

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