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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. What is the name of the senior home that Clara presents to Nat?
(a) Chestnut Falls Senior Co-op.
(b) Maple Hills Senior Residence.
(c) Washington Heights Community.
(d) Rosenstein Manor Senior Residence.
2. What is sitting on the bench between the old men?
(a) A dog.
(b) A brown sack.
(c) A box.
(d) A briefcase.
3. What song can be heard in the distance as the play begins?
(a) "New York, New York."
(b) "The Queen City March."
(c) "Chicago Blues."
(d) "Hail to the Queen."
4. What happens when Midge tries to punch Nat?
(a) He punches the lamppost.
(b) He falls on his back.
(c) He breaks his hand.
(d) He slips on a banana peel.
5. What is the name of the girl Nat tells Clara he fell in love with at the Grand Street Library?
(a) Donna Sweichman.
(b) Ellen Heimmerstien.
(c) Hannah Pearlman.
(d) Sarah Lichman.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city does the play take place?
2. Why does Nat say that six tenants called the landlord after he was rushed to the hospital for his bypass?
3. Who does Nat imitate in telling the "I'm Not Rappaport" joke?
4. Who was Clara named after?
5. Who is the Head of the Tenants' Committee where Midge lives?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the appearance of Nat. What does he wear in Act 1? How does he move?
2. How does Nat try to cover himself after the Cowboy realizes he's lying?
3. What has happened to Gilley by Act 3?
4. What are the code names of Midge and Nat? Why must Midge be there?
5. What happened to Nat during his bypass surgery? Is this story true?
6. What is Midge's reaction to the mugging by Gilley? What does he think about Nat's treatment of the situation?
7. Why has Nat retired "his mouth" in Act 3?
8. How do Midge and Nat differ in their views of fantasy?
9. How does Clara "test" Nat? Why?
10. What is Midge's reaction to Nat's "truth?"
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