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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 the special occasion in Act 1?
(a) A relative visiting from far away.
(b) Zan's birthday.
(c) A special guest discussing business.
(d) The return of Horace from the hospital.
2. What reason is given to Alexandra for going to get her father?
(a) Someone needs to pay the bills at home.
(b) He must return home to get back to work.
(c) Returning home is for his own good.
(d) For a short vacation.
3. What was the Lionnet?
(a) A plantation.
(b) A railroad line.
(c) A fabric mill.
(d) A retail location.
4. Where is Mr. Marshall's home?
(b) New York City.
5. Who announces to the family that the dinner guests are about to enter the parlor?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who discreetly agrees with Birdie's dislike for her husband's hobby?
2. In Act 1, who is anxious to move?
3. Why does Ben say his family is successful?
4. Who challenges Mr. Marshall's choice of term that he used in reference to the family?
5. What does Birdie say she wants to do with her money?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe Regina's reaction to Horace's refusal to participate in the deal.
2. What is ironic about Regina's greeting of her husband when he arrives home in Act 2?
3. What does Regina think about Alexandra's new-found spirit after Horace's death and what does she want for their relationship?
4. What does Regina say happens to her brothers if Horace lives? What if he dies?
5. Discuss the events just before and just after Horace goes into cardiac arrest in Act 3.
6. What are Horace's instructions to Cal in Act 3?
7. Discuss Oscar's scheme to borrow Horace's bonds.
8. How does Oscar tell Ben about finding another investor?
9. How much time has passed since Act 1 and how does Act 2 open?
10. What does Alexandra say Horace told her about the Hubbard family? Which other character has used the same analogy?
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