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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 does Mr. Marshall say about life in the geographic region he is visiting?
(a) He can't think of anything healthier than salty air.
(b) Northern wives, with the way they kiss, keep their husbands warm at night.
(c) The dry air of the west is nothing like their hospitality.
(d) Southerners live better than the rest of the country.
2. What does Birdie want retrieved from her house?
(a) An album.
(b) Some sheet music.
(c) A book.
(d) A compact disc.
3. Who plays piano for Mr. Marshall?
(a) Leo and Alexandra.
(b) Birdie and Horace.
(c) Birdie and Alexandra.
(d) Cal and Addie.
4. As the family discusses their dreams, who is being conspicuously quiet?
5. In which geographic region does the Giddens family live?
(a) The West.
(b) The South.
(c) The Atlantic Coast.
(d) The North.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who says a man isn't in business only for what he can get out of it --it has to mean something to his heart, too?
2. Where is Horace during the dinner with the special guest?
3. Who takes Mr. Marshall back to his train?
4. Who does Birdie want to run an errand for her?
5. What was the special occasion in Act 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. Briefly describe Cal.
2. Is Birdie respected by the rest of the family? Why or why not?
3. Discuss what Birdie, Zan and Horace are doing at the beginning of Act 3.
4. Briefly describe Addie.
5. Discuss the talk Horace has with Addie when they are alone in the parlor in Act 3.
6. What does Mr. Marshall like about Regina's family?
7. Discuss the events just before and just after Horace goes into cardiac arrest in Act 3.
8. What is the real reason Mr. Marshall wants to build a mill in the southern town?
9. Discuss Ben's idea of keeping the profits from their business deal strictly within the family.
10. What does Birdie say about her marriage to Oscar in Act 3?
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