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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 2, Scene 1.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the sisters Taylor and Thomas treat Deacon Simms when he arrives?
(a) They ignore him and continue their own conversation.
(b) They are supportive and wish him luck.
(c) They ask to pray with him for a peaceful resolution to the trial.
(d) They criticize him and verbally harrass him.
2. What do the men at the store begin to talk about after Jim Weston and Dave Carter arrive?
(a) They talk about who will win Daisy's heart.
(b) They return to talking about the town's snake problem.
(c) They talk about the weather and how it will affect the harvest.
(d) They go back to arguing about whether the town needs a jail.
3. How does Joe Clarke defend himself against Sisters Taylor and Thomas when he arrives at the trial?
(a) He says he understands their concerns, but he will not become a Baptist.
(b) He says they should all learn to look past their differences and get along with others.
(c) He says he does not have to answer to anyone, especially to women.
(d) He says he is not choosing sides; he only wants justice.
4. How do the men at the store react to the arrival of Teets Miller and Bootsie Pitts?
(a) They are too shy to speak to them directly.
(b) They do not even notice.
(c) They agree that both women are just as pretty as Daisy.
(d) They agree that the women are attractive, but not as attractive as Daisy.
5. For what crime is Jim Weston being tried?
(a) Attempted murder.
(b) Disorderly conduct.
(c) Assault and battery.
(d) Possession of an illegal weapon.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Deacon Simms, why does the town need a jail?
2. What draws Joe Clarke's attention to Jim Weston and Dave Carter's fight?
3. According to Deacon Simms, what kind of day is it in Act 1, Scene 2?
4. According to Sister Taylor, how ugly is Deacon Lindsay?
5. What does Sister Taylor say she would do with Daisy if she were her mother?
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