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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Lavinia tells Orin that their mother's suicide is an act of what?
(a) Justice.
(b) Love.
(c) Pride.
(d) Selfishness.

2. Brant says the sea hates what?
(a) A coward.
(b) A lover.
(c) A liar.
(d) A murderer.

3. Hazel and Peter get a telegram from Lavinia and Orin, sent from where?
(a) New York.
(b) Boston.
(c) Tokyo.
(d) The islands.

4. Who does Lavinia send to get Doctor Blake, after Christine kills herself?
(a) Hazel.
(b) Orin.
(c) Peter.
(d) Seth.

5. How much time passes by the beginning of the third play?
(a) Three days.
(b) One month.
(c) Two days.
(d) One year.

6. The stage directions describe Ezra's dead face as looking like __________.
(a) A monster.
(b) Orin's.
(c) Abe's.
(d) A statue.

7. Who brings Hazel a note from Christine, asking her to come to the Mannon house?
(a) Annie.
(b) Orin.
(c) Seth.
(d) Hannah.

8. What does Christine tell Orin that Captain Brant is after?
(a) Christine's heart.
(b) Sex.
(c) Ezra's money.
(d) Lavinia's heart.

9. What does Orin tell Lavinia he is doing, locked in the dark study by himself in the third play?
(a) Communing with ghosts.
(b) Writing her a love poem.
(c) Reading law books.
(d) Writing a confession.

10. Where do Brant and Christine plan to sail to on the ship Atlantis?
(a) Australia.
(b) Japan.
(c) China.
(d) South Seas.

11. Orin angrily tells Lavinia, in the last play, that they have no right to what?
(a) Life.
(b) Love.
(c) Justice.
(d) Futures.

12. Orin tells Lavinia, in the last play, that he is drawn to Hazel's what?
(a) Wealth.
(b) Purity.
(c) Beauty.
(d) Kindness.

13. What does Orin muse helps women to understand the brutality of war?
(a) Taking a trip to the deserted battlefields.
(b) Listening to men's war stories.
(c) Trading places with the men on the front for a month.
(d) Being nurses.

14. How much time passes between Acts One and Two of Play Three?
(a) One year.
(b) One month.
(c) Two days.
(d) Two weeks.

15. Seth tells Hazel he lets Abner Small in the house to stop the __________.
(a) Gossip.
(b) Voices.
(c) Rats.
(d) Ghosts.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the islander that Orin taunts Christine about?

2. Lavinia tells Orin that Ezra says Orin does one of the _________ things he sees in the war.

3. Where does Peter have to go in the third act of Play Three?

4. Why does Brant have a pistol out as he tells the drunk shantyman on the wharf to show himself?

5. Christine tells Hazel that she no longer believes in what?

(see the answer keys)

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