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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 2, Scene 2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For what does Sister Taylor chastise the children in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) For not going to church on Sunday.
(b) For not including everyone in their games.
(c) For teasing the Methodist children.
(d) For getting in the way of the adults' work.
2. How do Sisters Taylor and Thomas respond to Reverend Childers' greeting?
(a) They immediately begin to criticize his position concerning the trial.
(b) They ignore him and continue with their conversation.
(c) They give him polite, strained smiles but do not respond.
(d) They glare at him and simply grunt in reply.
3. Why is Joe Clarke so passionate about the town?
(a) He put up the money to purchase and develop the land.
(b) He was born and raised there.
(c) It's the only place that he's ever lived.
(d) He needs the town to maintain a positive reputation so that he can sell his property for a profit.
4. What is the setting of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church.
(b) 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church.
(c) Noon at the Macedonia Baptist Church.
(d) 3 p.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church.
5. How does Joe Clarke respond to Mrs. Nixon's accusation that he mistreats his wife and sells rancid bacon?
(a) He bangs his gavel and calls for order.
(b) He says she smells like a nest of yellow hammers.
(c) He says everyone knows that she lies, so he is not concerned.
(d) He says she will not be allowed to buy anything else from the store until she pays back the money she owes.
Short Answer Questions
1. What argument does Deacon Simms use to defend Jim Weston?
2. What information does Sister Taylor share with Lum Boger in Act 1, Scene 2?
3. On the charge of assault and battery, how does Jim Weston plead?
4. What does everyone believe has happened when the church bell begins to toll?
5. Deacon Simms accuses Dave Carter of what?
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