Inherit the Wind Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Act 1, Scene 1

1. Where is Inherit the Wind set?
(a) Hilltown.
(b) Hillsburg.
(c) Hillside.
(d) Hillsboro.

2. Where does the opening of Act One take place?
(a) Melinda's home.
(b) Hillsboro Courthouse.
(c) Hillsboro Lake.
(d) The town square.

3. What is Howard doing at the beginning of Act One?
(a) Looking for worms.
(b) Witnessing a crime.
(c) Fighting his brother.
(d) Arguing with a monkey.

4. Howard tells Melinda that she originated as what?
(a) An ape.
(b) A worm.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A frog.

5. Howard tells Melinda that her father originated as what?
(a) A worm.
(b) A bird.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A dog.

6. How does Melinda respond to Howard's opinion on origin?
(a) She thinks it is quite comical.
(b) She agrees with him.
(c) She argues with him.
(d) She hopes it is true.

7. In Act One, who makes a secret visit to Hillsboro Jail?
(a) Melinda.
(b) Rachel.
(c) Mrs. Krebs.
(d) Mrs. Brady.

8. Bert Cates is in jail for what crime?
(a) Stealing bibles.
(b) Teaching evolution.
(c) Vandalizing the church.
(d) Violence.

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