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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does Jean say the people on the dig want to fit into a particular pattern, although they know nothing about?
(a) The people of the village they're unearthing.
(b) The university heads.
(c) The townspeople.
(d) The writers.

2. What do the lights begin to reveal at the end of Act 1 Part 1?
(a) The University.
(b) The house in Blue Shoals.
(c) The lake.
(d) The dig site.

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

4. Jean says the women in her family have a history of what?
(a) Miscarriage.
(b) Hot-tempers.
(c) Infertility.
(d) Cancer.

5. How do we know when August is alone in his study?
(a) The desk rises from beneath the stage.
(b) The lighting confines to this area only.
(c) There is a full set change.
(d) It is projected on the screen.

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

7. Who carries Delia into the house in Act 1?
(a) Dan.
(b) Chad.
(c) August.
(d) No one.

8. Why is Jean taking time away from work?
(a) To have a baby.
(b) To be with Dan on the dig.
(c) To get married.
(d) To return to school.

9. Which character says, "I have an intense desire to turn to the end of the chapter and see how it all comes out?"
(a) Dan.
(b) Cynthia.
(c) August.
(d) Jean.

10. What is the term that defines Landford Wilson's use of a projector in The Mound Builders?
(a) Projectionist Theater.
(b) Multimedia Theater.
(c) Performance Art.
(d) Visual Effect.

11. Jean says that in one village six men were laid out ceremonially with what cut off?
(a) Their heads.
(b) Their legs.
(c) Their right hands.
(d) Their genitalia.

12. What is Dr. Jean Loggins' profession?
(a) Gynecologist.
(b) Surgeon.
(c) Archeologist.
(d) Author.

13. What does Dan ask August not to reveal to the others in early Act 1?
(a) That he has married Jean.
(b) That Jean is pregnant.
(c) That Jean is sick.
(d) That he is leaving.

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

15. Who is revealed to be having an affair with Cynthia near the end of Act 1?
(a) Dan.
(b) August.
(c) Chad.
(d) Delia.

Short Answer Questions

1. Delia claims in Act 1 to have a terror of what?

2. Jean asks Chad if he will move the house when the lake comes in. What is his response?

3. How old is the character Chad Jasker?

4. Who comes in with a flashlight and discovers Delia in the living room in Act 1 Part 6?

5. Who does Dan say build burial mounds?

(see the answer keys)

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