The Matchmaker Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Act 1, whom does Mrs. Levi say she hoped Mr. Vandergelder would marry?
(a) Ernestina Simple.
(b) Constance Bigsby.
(c) Courtenay Marie.
(d) Ernesta Plain.

2. What does Mr. Vandergelder smoke at the beginning of the play?
(a) Cloves.
(b) A cigar.
(c) A pipe.
(d) Cigarettes.

3. How long has Cornelius worked for Mr. Vandergelder?
(a) Ten years.
(b) Six months.
(c) Five years.
(d) Three years.

4. How old is Ermengarde?
(a) 18.
(b) 21.
(c) 24.
(d) 30.

5. Ambrose tells Ermengarde she has the soul of a what?
(a) Lion.
(b) Field mouse.
(c) Wanton woman.
(d) Trucker.

6. What makes Cornelius and Barnaby sneeze?
(a) Mrs. Levi.
(b) Perfume.
(c) Cats.
(d) Feathers.

7. How much money does Cornelius have in Mr. Vandergelder's safe?
(a) $146.35.
(b) $100.
(c) $20,320.12.
(d) $50,000.

8. "Marriage is a bribe designed to make a housekeeper think she's..." what?
(a) "A homemaker."
(b) "Worth her wage."
(c) "A queen."
(d) "Appreciated."

9. According to Mrs. Malloy, ribbons will be worn how?
(a) Down the back.
(b) Not at all.
(c) On a dress.
(d) In the hair.

10. In Act 1, a ladder extends down from what?
(a) The moon.
(b) The window.
(c) A trap door.
(d) A tree.

11. According to legend, what did the Hackls build?
(a) The Brooklyn Bridge.
(b) Taj Mahal.
(c) The Raritan Canal.
(d) The Egyptian Pyramids.

12. What person do Cornelius and Mrs. Malloy have in common?
(a) Barnaby.
(b) Ambrose.
(c) Mrs. Levi.
(d) Mr. Vandergelder.

13. Who dislikes the milliner business?
(a) Mrs. Levi.
(b) Mrs. Malloy.
(c) Minnie.
(d) Mr. Vandergelder.

14. When do Mrs. Levi and Mr. Vandergelder plan to meet outside Mrs. Malloy's store?
(a) 4:30 p.m.
(b) 10 a.m.
(c) 5:00 p.m.
(d) Midnight.

15. What type of shoes does Minnie wear?
(a) Docksiders.
(b) High heels.
(c) Rubber boots.
(d) Felt overshoes.

Short Answer Questions

1. What position does Cornelius hold?

2. What type of hat does Cornelius wear in Act 2?

3. Where does Act 1 take place?

4. What kind of bag does Mr. Vandergelder own?

5. In Act 1, what does Ambrose ask Ermengarde to do?

(see the answer keys)

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