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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What stunning topic does Lear bring up in Act 2, Scene 11?
(a) The creation of a new operating language.
(b) The termination of Stroll by the higher-ups.
(c) Gross' audit and how Ptydepe saved him.
(d) His promotion to the Department of Authentication.
2. At what state is Ptydepe left in at the end of Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) Almost non-existent.
(c) Declining, but still necessary.
3. What is significant about Ballas' order for Hana to go out and get the chocolates?
(a) He doesn't wait for her to ask permission to go.
(b) He doesn't offer any money to pay for them.
(c) Ballas doesn't even like chocolates.
(d) He doesn't ask if she wanted chocolates in the first place.
4. What does Gross promise Maria in the second part of Act 2, Scene 9 that he will not do?
(a) Fight for himself.
(b) Make any trouble.
(c) Ignore the audit.
(d) Back down.
5. What does Maria encourage Gross to do in the second part of Act 2, Scene 9?
(a) Fight to prove his innocence.
(b) Give her a promotion.
(c) Take over Ballas' position.
(d) Resign from the company.
6. At the beginning of Act 2, Scene 9, what is Maria trying on?
(a) A hat.
(b) A new dress.
(c) An overcoat.
(d) A scarf.
7. Who vocally protests the use of Ptydepe in unison?
(a) Helena, Stroll, and Column.
(b) Helena, Stroll, and George.
(c) Helena, Maria, and Hana.
(d) Helena, Stroll, and Savant.
8. Gross admits that he has always been more of a dreamer than what?
(a) A survivor.
(b) A liar.
(c) A fighter.
(d) A doer.
9. Why does Gross state that he would have rather kept his former position?
(a) There would be less worrying about bureaucrats.
(b) There was a lot less responsibility.
(c) He could take longer breaks to be with Maria.
(d) He likes watching people.
10. In a broader interpretation, what is the one thing that bureaucracy relies on to keep its power?
(c) The support of the people.
(d) More bureaucracy.
11. What does Hana tell Ballas people are saying about Ptydepe?
(a) It does not exist.
(b) Only Stroll can speak it.
(c) It is based on doubtful principles.
(d) It was made up by Ballas.
12. What angers Ballas about Pillar's meetings?
(a) He feels they do not keep Pillar away long enough.
(b) He feels they are unnecessary.
(c) He doesn't know what they are about.
(d) Pillar is ignoring his office responsibilities to attend them.
13. Who receives an A from Lear for answering correctly in Act 2, Scene 11?
14. What does Ballas announce to the group in Actc 2, Scene 10?
(a) That he is resigning.
(b) That Stroll talked him into starting Ptydepe.
(c) That Gross is responsible for Ptydepe.
(d) That Gross will be the Managing Director once again.
15. What theme does Chorukor represent in the play?
(a) A misunderstood bureaucracy.
(b) Ballas' final mistake.
(c) A way to eliminate Gross.
(d) A repeated cycle.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is significant about Pillar in Act 2, Scene 9?
2. What is Lear asked for as he begins teaching about Chorukor?
3. When the results of a recent audit of Gross' department are finally revealed, what are the findings?
4. What is causing the declining importance of Ptydepe?
5. Which characters ask Pillar to speak with them privately?
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