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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 2, Scene 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. As Lenny joins the conversation that Ruth, Lenny, and Teddy have been engaged in after lunch, what subject does Lenny ask Teddy about?
(a) Lenny asks Teddy why it's taken him so long to visit.
(b) Lenny asks a question about being a doctor of philosophy.
(c) Lenny asks if Teddy is a good father.
(d) Lenny asks if Teddy makes enough money to support his family.
2. When Lenny comes downstairs, what reason does he give for not being able to sleep?
(a) Lenny says he is too worried to sleep.
(b) Lenny says it is too cold in his room.
(c) Lenny says there is something ticking that is keeping him awake.
(d) Lenny says he is having nightmares.
3. What is Ruth's response when Teddy asks her to go home?
(a) She tries to reason with him.
(b) She hugs him.
(c) She shouts at him to leave her alone.
(d) She is non-committal and almost non-responsive.
4. What comparison does Ruth use in her discussion with Lenny after Teddy has been mocked by Lenny?
(a) The seeds in a pod and the growth of a tree
(b) The relationship between the movement of her leg and the movement of her underwear
(c) The love of a boy for his horse
(d) the setting of the sun and the emergence of the stars
5. What does Lenny say in response to Max's demand for an explanation of the noise that awoke him?
(a) Lenny tells Max that Sam turned up the radio.
(b) Lenny asks Max about the night he was conceived.
(c) Lenny asks Max to loan him some money.
(d) Lenny blames the noise on Joey and his friends.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Lenny tell Ruth about a diseased prostitute?
2. What does Ruth tell Lenny about her life before she married Teddy?
3. What does Ruth call Lenny?
4. What occupation does Lenny tell Ruth he's always imagined for himself?
5. Who told Lenny earlier that his father is going to get a surprise in the morning?
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