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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lavinia tells Peter she can't marry him because _________ needs her.
(a) Christine.
(b) Ezra.
(c) Orin.
(d) Seth.

2. How does Orin learn about Captain Brant?
(a) Meeting him New York.
(b) His grandfather.
(c) Lavinia's letters.
(d) Christine's letters.

3. Who does Lavinia say that Captain Brant is using for revenge?
(a) Hazel.
(b) Herself
(c) Her mother.
(d) Orin.

4. Lavinia always reminds her mother of what?
(a) Her lost youth.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her honeymoon.
(d) Her father.

5. What does Ezra beg Christine to give him as he is dying?
(a) His medicine.
(b) Her forgiveness.
(c) Her love.
(d) Pen and paper.

6. Who does Christine say she is visiting on her trips to New York?
(a) Captain Brant.
(b) Her sister.
(c) Her mother.
(d) Her father.

7. What color dress is Lavinia wearing the night her father returns?
(a) Green.
(b) Black.
(c) Red.
(d) Blue.

8. What is the title of the second play?
(a) The Hunted.
(b) The Haunted.
(c) The Homecoming.
(d) The House.

9. How long are Ezra and Christine married?
(a) 16 years.
(b) 30 years.
(c) 23 years.
(d) 27 years.

10. Ezra tells Orin that his heart condition is what?
(a) Deadly.
(b) Acute.
(c) Non-existent.
(d) Not serious.

11. What year is the first production of Mourning Becomes Electra?
(a) 1931.
(b) 1932.
(c) 1937.
(d) 1936.

12. Who does Orin resemble as he walks up the driveway as he returns from the war?
(a) Ezra.
(b) Abe.
(c) Christine.
(d) David.

13. Christine tells Brant that she loves him because he resembles to who?
(a) Herself.
(b) Orin.
(c) Lavinia.
(d) Ezra.

14. Who is drunk in the third act of the first play?
(a) Ezra.
(b) Brant.
(c) Christine.
(d) Seth.

15. What does Christine go into her room to get when Ezra becomes ill?
(a) A Bible.
(b) A pill box.
(c) Her robe.
(d) A candle.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Orin equate the war to?

2. Peter thinks Captain Brant looks more like a ___________ than a ship captain.

3. What is Orin's military rank?

4. Who goes to the train station with Lavinia to meet Orin?

5. Who does Christine compare the Mannon house to?

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