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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 was Mrs. Wright's response when Mr. Hale asked her "Then why can't I see him?" after he was informed Mr. Wright was home?
(a) "Cause he's bathing."
(b) "Cause he's dead."
(c) "Cause he's sleeping.."
(d) "Cause he's working."

2. When was A Jury of Her Peers published?
(a) 1914.
(b) 1922.
(c) 1917.
(d) 1912.

3. The majority of the action in A Jury of Her Peers takes place in what room of the house?
(a) The bedroom.
(b) The kitchen.
(c) The bathroom.
(d) The living room.

4. Mrs. Hale muses, "Not having children makes less work, but it makes" what?
(a) No sense.
(b) Things too peaceful.
(c) Life boring.
(d) A quiet house.

5. What novelist and playwright did Susan Glaspell marry?
(a) Donald Robert Wilson.
(b) Casper Martin Stevens.
(c) Ralph Arnold Watkins.
(d) George Cram Cook.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mrs. Hale states to Mrs. Peters, "The law is the law -- and a bad" what?

2. Where do the women go to get things to take to Mrs. Wright?

3. To what road did Harry go to use the telephone the previous day?

4. Mrs. Hale describes Mrs. Wright as having been like a what in her youth?

5. Mrs. Hale recalled that upon meeting Mrs. Peters the first time she didn't seem like _____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What is discovered by Mrs. Peters in the stitching of Mrs. Wright's quilt?

2. How does the theme of guilt apply to Mrs. Hale in the narrative?

3. Who did Mr. Hale call inside after Mrs. Wright told him Mr. Wright was dead? What did they find?

4. How does Mr. Henderson explain the need for a motive in the case to the sheriff?

5. What does Mr. Hale describe when he knocked at the Wrights' door the previous day?

6. How does Mrs. Hale recall Mrs. Wright? What significance does this have in interpreting Minnie's character?

7. What leads the women to discover the pretty box in Mrs. Wright's sewing basket?

8. How does Mrs. Hale begin to piece together the signs of anger in the Wrights' house?

9. How does Mrs. Peters describe her understanding of stillness in the narrative?

10. What does Mr. Henderson discover broken in the cupboard?

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