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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. Which character introduced in Act 1, Scene 3 will be important to Ferguson's life in the future?
2. Why did Levine's mother disown him?
(a) He insulted his family with rude behavior.
(b) She wanted him to be a lawyer.
(c) He married a girl who is not Jewish.
(d) He never remembers her birthday.
3. What does Pete say was given to a patient he and Ferguson share?
(a) Too much morphine.
(b) Too much insulin.
(c) Not enough insulin.
(d) Too much antihistamine.
4. What does Ferguson want another nurse to bring?
(a) Privacy papers.
(b) Security guard.
(c) Clean linens.
(d) A syringe of glucose.
5. Who is the elderly doctor with whom Dr. Hochberg speaks?
(a) Dr. Matthews.
(b) Dr. McCallister.
(c) Dr. McCormick.
(d) Dr. McCabe.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of project are Dr. Hochberg and Dr. Ferguson working on?
2. What is Levine looking for when he comes in to see Ferguson?
3. Which of the following does Dr. Hochberg not do with Mr. Hudson's cigarette?
4. What does Mr. Hudson ask the nurse to bring along with them?
5. What does Shorty ask Pete if he can borrow?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the author show that Barbara is enamored with Ferguson?
2. What happens that Cunningham threatens to have Ferguson brought up on disciplinary charges?
3. In addition to Ferguson's need to understand his true calling to medicine, what other themes does the author present in the play?
4. What can now be inferred about what happened between Barbara and Ferguson after the end of Act 1?
5. Why does Ferguson speak harshly to Barbara and what does he do in the way of an apology?
6. How is Laura contrasted against Mrs. D'Andrea?
7. Why has Ferguson decided to go into private practice instead of studying with Hochberg?
8. How does the author show what could happen to Ferguson by revealing Levine's situation?
9. Who is Levine and how is he introduced in the play?
10. How does the author show the preparations for surgery in Act 2, Scene 4?
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