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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Li'l Bit becomes embarrassed when family members talk and joke about her breasts. Who tries to change the subject?
(a) B.B.
(b) Aunt Mary.
(c) Mother.
(d) Peck.

2. What type of car do Li'l Bit and Peck sit in during the first scene?
(a) Ford Mustang.
(b) Oldsmobile Cutlass.
(c) Cadillac El Dorado.
(d) Buick Riviera.

3. Li'l Bit's cousin's nickname is what?
(a) R.R.
(b) B.B.
(c) Big Bobby.
(d) Bubba.

4. Who participates in the scene with three generations at the kitchen table?
(a) Li'l Bit, Mother, Grandmother.
(b) BB, Peck, Grandfather.
(c) Li'l Bit, Peck, Grandfather.
(d) Li'l Bit, Aunt Mary, Grandmother.

5. Who is Miss Sponge?
(a) Grandmother.
(b) Li'l Bit.
(c) Mother.
(d) Aunt Mary.

6. What does Li'l Bit's hair smell like?
(a) Cigarette smoke.
(b) The outdoors.
(c) Perfume.
(d) Herbal Essence shampoo.

7. Peck encouraged Li'l Bit to have a drink. What does she order?
(a) Gin and tonic.
(b) Martini.
(c) Dead Man Screw.
(d) Daiquiri.

8. What play does the following line come from: "The quality of mercy is not strained"?
(a) Much Ado About Nothing.
(b) Hamlet.
(c) Merchant of Venice.
(d) Taming of the Shrew.

9. "How I Learned to Drive" can best be described as what type of literary work?
(a) Play.
(b) Novel.
(c) Novella.
(d) Short story.

10. How fast can Peck's favorite car go from 0 to 60?
(a) 8.9 seconds.
(b) 7.8 seconds.
(c) 10.2 seconds.
(d) 9.6 seconds

11. Where does Peck serve during the war?
(a) In the Pacific Theater.
(b) In France.
(c) In Germany.
(d) Stays in the U.S.

12. What is the Li'l Bit's family eating at the family dinner scene?
(a) Roast.
(b) Spaghetti.
(c) Chicken.
(d) Gumbo.

13. As the lights dim, what announcement does "How I Learned to Drive" open with?
(a) An introduction of the characters.
(b) The title of the work.
(c) Safety first - You and Driver Education.
(d) Li'l Bit taking about secrets.

14. What happens with Li'l Bit at school in 1970?
(a) She fails her classes.
(b) She quits school.
(c) She makes honor roll.
(d) She is kicked out.

15. What year does the typical family dinner take place?
(a) 1969.
(b) 1972.
(c) 1964.
(d) 1974.

Short Answer Questions

1. What college course does Li'l Bit tell her family about?

2. Li'l Bit asks her mother and grandmother something about sex, but receives conflicting answers. What does she ask?

3. How do people in Li'l Bit's family get nicknamed?

4. What smells does Li'l Bit describe in the first scene?

5. What does a voice announce as an adult Li'l Bit comes on stage to explain her family's nicknames?

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