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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Abandoning his search for the scissors, Max lights a cigarette he has gotten from where?
(a) From the desk
(b) From the ashtray
(c) From Lenny's jacket
(d) From his pocket
2. After she finishes her water, where does Ruth go?
(a) Into the kitchen
(b) Outside for a walk
(d) Outside on the front porch
3. As the play begins, Lenny is in the living room of the house where he lives with which two other people?
(a) His father and his uncle
(b) His father and his brother
(c) His mother and his father
(d) His two brothers
4. Where does Ruth tell Lenny she and Teddy live?
5. Who was Jessie?
(a) Max's wife
(b) Lenny's wife
(c) Sam and Max's sister
(d) A former neighbor
Short Answer Questions
1. How is Joey related to Sam?
2. What does Lenny want Max to tell him?
3. What does Ruth call Lenny?
4. What does Lenny say he did to the old woman instead of helping her?
5. What does Lenny ask Ruth to do?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Max's attitude toward his brother Sam.
2. What does Lenny ask his father about the night he was conceived?
3. Which characters, although not seen onstage, are mentioned frequently throughout the play, and how is each related to Max?
4. Lenny says he envies Teddy for what reasons?
5. What story Lenny tells Ruth after he has asked to hold her hand?
6. Who is Jessie and what do we learn about her at the beginning of the play?
7. "The Homecoming" takes place in an old London house where four men live. Who are these men and how are they related to each other?
8. After Lenny tells Ruth the story about a violent act he once committed, what story does he then tell Ruth about about an old woman?
9. What does Max mean when he uses the phrase "one flow of stinking pus after another?"
10. What is the relationship between Max and Rose and what two other characters have the same relationship?
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