The Memorandum Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 1, Scene 2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which phrase best describes the clerk's actions?
(a) Ignorant.
(b) Selfish.
(c) Sucking up.
(d) Admirable.

2. What is Gross rumored to be using inappropriately?
(a) His authority.
(b) A rubber stamp.
(c) Company funds.
(d) The company vehicle.

3. What overall theme does the author use the office to illustrate?
(a) Office managers seldom know what is happening in their own office.
(b) Government bureaucracy.
(c) The problems workers have with authority.
(d) How to deal with troubled employees.

4. At the beginning of the play, what kind of letter does Gross receive?
(a) A memorandum.
(b) A late notice.
(c) A shipping invoice.
(d) A bill.

5. As explained in the play, what is Ptydepe designed to reduce?
(a) Individuality.
(b) Clerical errors.
(c) Subordination.
(d) A language barrier between employees.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is revealed to be the person that authorized the use of Ptydepe?

2. What does Lear take a great deal of time to do?

3. Who does the clerk's questions impress?

4. What does Gross declare is reduced when people are forbidden to use their natural language?

5. As a reflection of bureaucracy, what kind of explanation do the higher-ups provide for the creation of Ptydepe?

(see the answer key)

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