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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 is Mudder famous for in Chapter 5?
(a) Singing on street corners.
(b) Going to court.
(c) Making fine clothes.
(d) Wandering around the city.
2. How does the air in the collar and cuff factory make Maggie feel?
3. What heroic figure is Pete likened to in Chapter 6?
(a) A knight.
(b) A king.
(c) A prince.
(d) A swordsman.
4. On what street does the old woman customarily beg for her living?
(b) Fifth Avenue.
(c) High Street.
(d) Fourth Avenue.
5. After hearing the tales of bravery and victory, who leaves the apartment with Pete?
(c) No one.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which of the following expressions is used in Chapter 3 to describe the old woman?
2. What happens to Fader in Chapter 4?
3. During the fight between Mudder and Fader in Chapter 3, what sound accompanies the howls, groans, and shrieks?
4. In Chapter 3, what does the old woman send Jimmie to buy for her?
5. Where is Maggie while Pete and Jimmie exchange tales of valor in Chapter 5?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Mudder express her anger with Jimmie's fighting?
2. What is Jimmie's attitude toward well-dressed men?
3. Describe the fear that begins to rise in Maggie's heart as she looks at the people around her.
4. When the author uses the phrase "a young man of leather" to describe Jimmie, what does he mean?
5. Describe the behavior of the audience during the first act of the show.
6. What is Jimmie's attitude toward Mudder when he finds her yelling in the tenement hallway?
7. How does Mudder's behavior on Friday foreshadow the coming path of Maggie's life?
8. What is the irony in the way Fader breaks up the fight between Jimmie and Blue Billie?
9. How does Pete's reappearance in the story affect Maggie's view of her life and surroundings?
10. How do the neighbors react to the fight between Mudder and Fader?
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