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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. Ambrose tells Ermengarde she has the soul of a what?
(c) Field mouse.
(d) Wanton woman.
2. In Act 1, a ladder extends down from what?
(a) A trap door.
(b) The moon.
(c) A tree.
(d) The window.
3. In Act 2, Mr. Vandergelder is told Cornelius lives what?
(a) As if each day is his last.
(b) In a mansion.
(c) By the seat of his pants.
(d) A double life.
4. In Act 2, Cornelius praises what in his speech to the audience?
5. In Act 1, Mr. Vandergelder informs Joe of what secret?
(a) Ambrose is a criminal.
(b) His company has failed.
(c) He plans to marry.
(d) Ermengarde is pregnant.
Short Answer Questions
1. What size is the hat Barnaby wears in Act 2?
2. Where does Mrs. Levi instruct Mr. Vandergelder to meet his should-be bride?
3. In Act 2, what sound is made when a door opens?
4. In Act 2, what type of outing are Cornelius and Barnaby on?
5. In Act 2, what purchase do Cornelius and Barnaby fake interest in?
Short Essay Questions
1. What confusion begins when Cornelius and Barnaby enter the hat store and lie?
2. At the beginning of The Matchmaker, what is the relationship between Cornelius and Mr. Vandergelder?
3. Mrs. Levi tries to convince Ambrose to get Mr. Vandergelder's blessing. Why?
4. Explain Mrs. Levi's request to Mr. Vandergelder, at the end of Act 1.
5. What big plans does Mr. Vandergelder have at the beginning of The Matchmaker?
6. What is Mr. Vandergelder's philosophy on people in the world and what is his history with this diagnosis?
7. Who builds up Cornelius to be a legend, confusing both Mrs. Malloy and Mr. Vandergelder? Why?
8. What conversation between Minnie and Mrs. Malloy mirrors a conversation between Barnaby and Cornelius?
9. What is Mr. Vandergelder's excuse for not promoting Cornelius to anything of significance?
10. At what point does Cornelius admit he and Barnaby are having an adventure? How?
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