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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the scene end?
(a) The Officer opens the door and finds Teresa in the room with the Soldier.
(b) They sing and dance together, and at the end of the song they go to bed.
(c) Teresa leaves.
(d) Teresa climbs out the window.
2. Meg appears, looking for whom?
(a) The Officer.
(d) Princess Grace.
3. What does Monsewer remember when talking to the Soldier?
(a) Playing cricket as a boy.
(b) His time as a soldier.
(c) Learning to play the bagpipes.
(d) Dancing Irish jigs as a child.
4. What does Meg say about killing both soldiers?
(a) It is the only thing that can be done.
(b) It is the best option.
(c) It is cruel.
(d) It will not do any good.
5. Pat tells a lengthy and frequently interrupted story about what?
(a) How he became a caretaker.
(b) How he lost his leg.
(c) How he joined the IRA.
(d) His life.
6. When Meg is finished, what is Pat's comment?
(a) The song was beautiful.
(b) Is she done torturing them.
(c) The author of the play should have sung the song.
(d) Can she sing a more optimistic tune.
7. The Soldier speaks flirtatiously with Teresa, saying what?
(a) He hopes she is a good cook.
(b) He liked her dancing and that he hopes she cooked the food she brought.
(c) He thinks she is beautiful.
(d) She looks like an English maiden.
8. What does Teresa do when she finds out that the Officer never gave the Soldier the cigarettes she brought?
(a) She argues with the Officer.
(b) She goes to get him cigarettes.
(c) She curses.
(d) She cries.
9. About which soldier is the article talking?
(a) The Irish one.
(b) The British one.
(c) A French soldier.
(d) An American soldier.
10. How does the Soldier respond when Pat tells him he is a prisoner of war?
(a) You cannot shoot prisoners of war.
(b) You cannot torture prisoners of war.
(c) He should not be a prisoner of war.
(d) There is no war.
11. Describe the song the Soldier sings.
(a) It is an American rock and roll song.
(b) It is a song he wrote.
(c) It is an ironic one about how happy he is to be British.
(d) It is an old Irish tune.
12. What does the Officer think Meg is there to do?
(a) Sing a song.
(b) Clean the room.
(c) Have sex with the Soldier.
(d) Cook breakfast.
13. About what is Meg's song?
(a) Irish rebels being attacked by the British in the way the Germans in World War II attacked the French.
(b) Love and compassion.
(c) Peace between the Irish and British.
(d) Regret and loneliness.
14. What does the Soldier realize that he has in common with the Irish soldier?
(a) They are related.
(b) They are from the same town.
(c) They are both Irish.
(d) They are the same age.
15. About whom is the article?
(a) The King.
(b) The IRA.
(c) The military.
(d) The Queen.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Soldier ask the Volunteer if he can go and do?
2. What kind of music is heard?
3. What do Meg and Miss Gilchrist tell Pat he needs to reconsider?
4. What do the Officer and the Volunteer do as Pat, Meg and Miss Gilchrist sit, drink, sing, and bicker over whether Pat was a good soldier in the cause of the IRA?
5. What story does Teresa tell?
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