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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 term does Mr. Marshall use in referring to the family?
2. Who announces to the family that the dinner guests are about to enter the parlor?
3. What reason is given to Alexandra for going to get her father?
(a) For a short vacation.
(b) Someone needs to pay the bills at home.
(c) Returning home is for his own good.
(d) He must return home to get back to work.
4. Why does the family want the business in their hometown?
(a) It opens new opportunities for the community.
(b) To create the first mall.
(c) It's more efficient, and thus more profitable.
(d) To improve travel for business and industry.
5. As the family discusses their dreams, who is being conspicuously quiet?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Horace's initial response to his family's communications?
2. What does Birdie want retrieved from her house?
3. Who thinks Horace is not interested in the business deal?
4. What was the special occasion in Act 1?
5. In which city is Alexandra's father?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Regina say happens to her brothers if Horace lives? What if he dies?
2. What are Horace's instructions to Cal in Act 3?
3. What is ironic about Regina's greeting of her husband when he arrives home in Act 2?
4. Discuss why Birdie gets slapped in Act 1.
5. Discuss the talk Horace has with Addie when they are alone in the parlor in Act 3.
6. Discuss the events just before and just after Horace goes into cardiac arrest in Act 3.
7. Who does Horace suspect will enforce the promises the family made to Mr. Marshall and how?
8. In Act 3, what information does Horace tell Birdie in front of Regina?
9. What does Regina think about Alexandra's new-found spirit after Horace's death and what does she want for their relationship?
10. Discuss what Birdie, Zan and Horace are doing at the beginning of Act 3.
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