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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is mentioned by Delia that wrote a book about the eye and vision?
(a) August's ex-wife.
(b) August.
(c) Her husband.
(d) Her father.

2. How old is Dr. Jean Loggins?
(a) Thirty-one.
(b) Thirty.
(c) Twenty-nine.
(d) Twenty-five.

3. Which character says, "The natives get restless at night. The dogs raid the hen houses?"
(a) August.
(b) Dan.
(c) Cynthia.
(d) Delia.

4. Who appears with Jean in front of the slide of the lake in Act 1?
(a) Dan.
(b) Delia.
(c) August.
(d) Chad.

5. In Act 1, what does Chad say almost prevented the house from being livable?
(a) A fire.
(b) Rain.
(c) Snow.
(d) The dam.

6. How many students are there to assist on the dig?
(a) Nine.
(b) Seven.
(c) Eight.
(d) Six.

7. Why does Dan rattle on during his conversation with Delia in the middle of the night in Act 1 Part 6?
(a) He is drunk.
(b) He is distracted by his wife's affair.
(c) He is nervous.
(d) He is stoned.

8. What is Delia's last name?
(a) Johnson.
(b) Eriksen.
(c) Howe.
(d) Roberts.

9. Delia talks of a soothsayer in Dombey and Son. Who changed the future in the book?
(a) The hero.
(b) The soothsayer.
(c) The girl.
(d) The villain.

10. What does Dan say his roommate studied in college?
(a) Computer science.
(b) Archeology.
(c) Medieval History.
(d) Philosophy.

11. What does Dan complain about at the dig site in Act 1?
(a) The ignorance of August.
(b) The lack of assistance.
(c) Townspeople crowding around.
(d) His wife getting in the way.

12. What does Chad offer to give Jean in Act 1?
(a) His share of the lease.
(b) A dog.
(c) The house.
(d) The model.

13. Who is left alone in the dark at the end of Act 1 Part 6?
(a) Chad.
(b) Delia.
(c) Cynthia.
(d) Dan.

14. What are the directions that August gives Dianne regarding his recording?
(a) To match them with the corresponding slides.
(b) To type them up.
(c) To listen to them.
(d) To mail them to the university.

15. Jean asks Delia in Act 1 Part 5 if she happens to have what?
(a) A tarot deck.
(b) A shovel.
(c) A mirror.
(d) A globe.

Short Answer Questions

1. At the beginning of Act 1 Part 6, there is a slide of a fire. What does August say this is?

2. What does August say his father did to Delia?

3. Who carries Delia into the house in Act 1?

4. Who does Kirsten ask Delia about in Act 1 Part 4?

5. What did Delia's ex-husband's sell?

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