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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. What does Dave Carter do while Jim Weston plays music?
(a) He joins in by singing.
(b) He wanders off to play poker.
(c) He goes into the store to shop.
(d) He dances, eventually dancing with Daisy.
2. How does Brother Nixon respond to Sister Lewis' chastisement?
(a) He looks at her innocently and pretends that he has done nothing.
(b) He apologizes and then sits quietly.
(c) He pretends that he cannot hear her.
(d) He mocks her and shakes himself at her.
3. According to Deacon Simms, why does the town need a jail?
(a) The jail will provide some much-needed jobs.
(b) The jail will bring in government money.
(c) The town is full of lawlessness.
(d) The church basement is overcrowded with prisoners.
4. What complaint does Deacon Simms have about snakes?
(a) They are messengers of the devil and represent evil.
(b) They are the only creature of which he is afraid.
(c) He can never tell the difference between venomous and non-venomous snakes.
(d) The snakes keep eating his chicks.
5. Which of the following best describes Sister Taylor's position about Daisy's involvement in the fight between Jim Weston and Dave Carter?
(a) Sister Taylor believes that the two men would fight about any girl.
(b) Sister Taylor believes that Daisy is innocent; it is not her fault that men find her attractive.
(c) Sister Taylor believes that Daisy caused it by showing off and teasing the men.
(d) Sister Taylor believes that men are responsible for their own actions.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Deacon Simms suggest they do about the problem of snakes in the area?
2. Where is the notice of Jim Weston's trial displayed?
3. What do the men at the store begin to talk about after Jim Weston and Dave Carter arrive?
4. Why does Jim Weston get angry with Dave Carter in Act 1, Scene 1?
5. What does Sister Taylor say she would do with Daisy if she were her mother?
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