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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Mrs. Hale describe the dress Minnie Foster wore while singing with the choir?
(a) Blue with yellow ribbons.
(b) Blue with red ribbons.
(c) White with blue ribbons.
(d) Red with blue ribbons.

2. What is beside the wooden bucket on a low shelf in the kitchen?
(a) A knife.
(b) A paper bag.
(c) A stock pot.
(d) A sweater.

3. Where do the men go to investigate after returning from upstairs?
(a) The field.
(b) The kitchen.
(c) The basement.
(d) The barn.

4. Where was Susan Glaspell born?
(a) Missoula, Montana.
(b) Spearfish, South Dakota.
(c) Bismarck, North Dakota.
(d) Davenport, Iowa.

5. What theater troupe, of which Glaspell was a member, produced a one-act play with the same plot as A Jury of Her Peers?
(a) The Philadelphia Players.
(b) The Provincetown Players.
(c) The Pittsburgh Players.
(d) The Punxsutawney Players.

6. Whose "hands aren't always as clean as they might be," according to Mrs. Hale?
(a) Murderer's.
(b) Women's.
(c) Children's.
(d) Men's.

7. Where had Mrs. Hale met Mrs. Peters previously?
(a) The general store.
(b) The library.
(c) The county fair.
(d) A parade.

8. How many times had Mrs. Hale been to the Wright home before the narrative begins?
(a) One.
(b) None.
(c) Two.
(d) Three.

9. What color roll of cloth does Mrs. Hale remove from Mrs. Wright's basket?
(a) Orange.
(b) Pink.
(c) Red.
(d) Blue.

10. Who had the sheriff sent off "for that man who went crazy" yesterday in the story?
(a) Roger.
(b) Carl.
(c) Frank.
(d) William.

11. What does Mrs. Hale absentmindedly begin to do with the ill-stitched block of quilting?
(a) Fold it and put it away.
(b) Throw it in the fireplace.
(c) Cut it with scissors.
(d) Take out the stitches.

12. In what grammatical tense is A Jury of Her Peers written?
(a) Present imperfect tense.
(b) Future tense.
(c) Present tense.
(d) Past tense.

13. What kind of trees surround the Wright home?
(a) Poplar.
(b) Maple.
(c) Pine.
(d) Cedar.

14. When was John Hossack murdered?
(a) 1900.
(b) 1902.
(c) 1899.
(d) 1901.

15. Whom does Mrs. Hale suspect is partially to blame for the mess in the house, when she's alone with Mrs. Peters?
(a) The deputy sheriff.
(b) John Wright.
(c) Sheriff Peters.
(d) George Henderson.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the coroner who came to the Wrights' home the previous day?

2. Mr. Wright is described socially as a man who _____________.

3. Mrs. Hale catches sight of an opened bucket of _________ on a low shelf in the kitchen.

4. For what does Mrs. Hale repeatedly blame herself in the story?

5. What is the name of Mrs. Hale's eldest son?

(see the answer keys)

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