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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Maria, what is the key to winning a fight?
(a) Being creative to overcome any weakness.
(b) Not backing down.
(c) Being stronger than what you are fighting.
(d) Doing whatever it takes, even if it means not fighting fairly.
2. What does Maria do in the second part of Act 2, Scene 9 that no one else in the play has done up until this point?
(a) Stands up to Helena.
(b) Translates Gross' memo.
(c) Offers Gross coffee.
(d) Makes Gross smile.
3. How does George categorize Maria's actions?
4. Where is the job that Maria has found for Gross?
(a) A shoe repair service.
(b) A different office.
(c) A coffee shop.
(d) A theatre company.
5. What reason does Gross give Maria for wanting to stay with the company?
(a) So he can eventually take Stroll's job.
(b) So he can work at the Department of Authentication.
(c) So he can watch her.
(d) So he can get revenge on Ballas.
6. In Act 2, Scene 10, what does Gross inform Ballas are his intentions?
(a) To end the use of Ptydepe.
(b) To resign.
(c) To restore the Accounts Department.
(d) To visit the higher-ups.
7. What is Lear lecturing about at the start of Act 2, Scene 11?
(a) How to improve Ptydepe.
(b) The way Ptydepe is structured.
(c) The mistakes of Ptydepe.
(d) Why everyone still needs to know Ptydepe.
8. In Act 2, Scene 7What does Ballas need help with?
(a) Making coffee.
(b) Translating a memo.
(c) Cleaning Gross' desk out.
(d) Finding the log book.
9. What theme does Chorukor represent in the play?
(a) A repeated cycle.
(b) A misunderstood bureaucracy.
(c) Ballas' final mistake.
(d) A way to eliminate Gross.
10. What is significant about Ballas' order for Hana to go out and get the chocolates?
(a) He doesn't offer any money to pay for them.
(b) Ballas doesn't even like chocolates.
(c) He doesn't wait for her to ask permission to go.
(d) He doesn't ask if she wanted chocolates in the first place.
11. How does Gross feel and act at the beginning of Act 2, Scene10?
(b) Beaten down.
(c) Optimistic and triumphant.
(d) Angry and frustrated.
12. Who is excited about Chorukor?
13. What symbolism of hope does Havel use at the end of Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) Gross appearing with more authority than before.
(b) Gross answering all of the questions correctly.
(c) Ballas leaving the classroom defeated.
(d) Lear teaching to an empty classroom.
14. What is causing the declining importance of Ptydepe?
(a) Ballas' insistence that it be made mandatory.
(b) A lack of interest.
(c) There are no more training classes being offered.
(d) It's complexity.
15. In a broader interpretation, what is the one thing that bureaucracy relies on to keep its power?
(c) More bureaucracy.
(d) The support of the people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Maria's reaction to Gross' new position?
2. What action does Lear take as a result of his impatience in Act 2, Scene 8?
3. What does Ballas finally do in Act 2, Scene 10 that is noteworthy?
4. What does Hana inform Ballas the memo could possibly be?
5. What is the point of Chorukor?
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