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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Where on the set do the projections appear, according to the stage directions?
(a) On a curtain.
(b) On the back wall.
(c) On the desk.
(d) On a screen at the front of the stage.

3. Jean suggests to Delia in Act 1 Part 5 that what is different about the excavation this year versus the previous one?
(a) Chad.
(b) The townspeople.
(c) Dan.
(d) The atmosphere.

4. Which character is raised and taught by his/her grandmother?
(a) Jean.
(b) Delia.
(c) Dan.
(d) Chad.

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

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

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

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

9. How many villagers does Dan say supposedly were in Cahokia?
(a) Three hundred.
(b) Forty to fifty thousand.
(c) Sixty thousand.
(d) Ten thousand.

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

11. From where does Delia ship a trunk to August and Cynthia?
(a) Oran.
(b) Iran.
(c) Chicago.
(d) Cincinatti.

12. What is Delia's profession?
(a) Archeologist.
(b) Author.
(c) Nurse.
(d) Painter.

13. Who is the author of the Aztec poem that is recited in Act 1?
(a) The shaman it was buried by.
(b) It is unknown.
(c) A God-King.
(d) Tinkonuktu.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who arrives drunk at the door in the middle of the night in Act 1 Part 6?

2. Who is mentioned by Delia that wrote a book about the eye and vision?

3. Where does August say that the remains of an extensive village were discovered?

4. Where is the airport August is going to in Act 1?

5. How long is Jean taking off work?

(see the answer keys)

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