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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Delia claims in Act 1 to have a terror of what?
(a) Loneliness.
(b) Gathering moss.
(c) Hospitals.
(d) Heights.

2. Where is the dig site located?
(a) Eastern Missouri.
(b) Mountain Springs, Kentucky.
(c) Northern Arkansas.
(d) Blue Shoals, Illinois.

3. What activity is Jean doing in Act 1 Part 4?
(a) Push-ups.
(b) Jogging.
(c) Sit-ups.
(d) Jumping rope.

4. What did Delia's ex-husband's sell?
(a) Drilling equipment.
(b) Men's ties.
(c) Dental equipment.
(d) Encyclopedias.

5. What is the name that August refers to the site as?
(a) God-King Village site.
(b) Jasker Village site.
(c) Blue Shoals Village site.
(d) Mountain Springs Village site.

6. 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 mail them to the university.
(d) To listen to them.

7. What does Cynthia say the posts were used for in Act 1?
(a) Fishing.
(b) Walls.
(c) Tombs.
(d) Weaponry.

8. What do Dan's notes state the two mounds in a village were for?
(a) The God-King and the Temple.
(b) The Shaman and the Villagers.
(c) The God-King and the Shaman.
(d) The Temple and the Graveyard.

9. How old is Professor August Howe?
(a) Thirty-nine.
(b) Forty.
(c) Fifty-three.
(d) Thirty-five.

10. Which character says in Act 1, "The truth is in dreams and nightmares, but you haven't succeeded in getting that down?"
(a) Delia.
(b) August.
(c) Dan.
(d) Cynthia.

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

12. How does Delia describe her father's office?
(a) Floral.
(b) Feminine.
(c) Masculine.
(d) Clinical.

13. In Act 1, Dan says "A person isn't happy unless ________."
(a) They have died.
(b) They're married.
(c) They have a legacy.
(d) They're building something.

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

15. Jean says to Delia that the Temple Mound People were likely runaways from whom?
(a) The Incas.
(b) The Aztecs.
(c) The Toltecs.
(d) The Cherokee.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many students are there to assist on the dig?

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

3. Whom does August say Cynthia believes herself to be when speaking to the recorder in Act 1 Part 2?

4. What is Delia's profession?

5. What is shown on the slide that August states is out of place in Act 1 Part 4?

(see the answer keys)

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