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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What clue in their verbal competition for Daisy suggests that Dave Carter and Jim Weston have put aside their differences?
(a) They both laugh when Dave Carter says he would do life in prison for Daisy.
(b) They talk about plans to continue playing their music.
(c) Nothing; they continue to battle for Daisy's love.
(d) They put their arms around each other as they continue to banter.
2. What reason is given to support the idea of the Baptist minister leading the prayer before trial?
(a) The trial is in his church, so he should say the prayer.
(b) The Baptist minister has more formal education.
(c) The Baptists say better prayers that the Methodists.
(d) Joe Clarke is a Baptist, and he is acting as the judge.
3. How is Jim Weston escorted out of town?
(a) The Methodists are trying to throw him out of town, and the Baptists are trying to pull him back in.
(b) Lum Boger quietly walks him to edge of town and wishes him good luck.
(c) Joe Clarke marches him out of town with a crowd of angry people behind him.
(d) The Baptists are trying to throw him out of town, and the Methodists are trying to pull him back in.
4. What does Jim Weston take with him as he leaves town?
(a) His guitar and a handkerchief that Daisy made for him.
(b) His guitar and a picture of him and Dave Carter.
(c) A small suitcase and his guitar.
(d) His guitar and jacket.
5. What does Jim Weston do as he sits alone on the railroad tracks?
(a) He says a prayer and asks for direction.
(b) He plays a couple of songs on his guitar.
(c) He closes his eyes and rests for a moment.
(d) He contemplates suicide.
6. What problem do the Methodists have with the sermon that Reverend Childers preached on the day before the trial?
(a) The sermon lasted far too long.
(b) They accuse him of trying the case before the actual trial.
(c) The sermon was too sympathetic to Jim Weston's case.
(d) His ideas are not supported by the Bible's teachings.
7. What is the setting of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Noon at the Macedonia Baptist Church.
(b) 3 p.m. at the United Methodist Church.
(c) 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church.
(d) 3 p.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church.
8. 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 mocks her and shakes himself at her.
(d) He pretends that he cannot hear her.
9. How does Daisy respond to Jim's anger over her visit with Dave Carter?
(a) She turns on her heel and walks away.
(b) She apologizes and begs for his forgiveness.
(c) She gets angry and yells at him.
(d) She begins to cry and says she was just being nice.
10. What order does Joe Clarke give to the people at the trial before they leave the church?
(a) He orders them to disperse quietly and return to their homes.
(b) He orders them to leave church grounds before they begin to fight.
(c) He orders them to leave their neighbors alone and mind their own business.
(d) He orders them to help Lum Boger escort Jim Weston out of town.
11. What is Dave Carter wearing when he enters the church?
(a) A large black hat.
(b) A neck brace.
(c) A bandage on his head.
(d) A cast on his arm.
12. What does everyone believe has happened when the church bell begins to toll?
(a) Everone believes that Jim Weston has been cleared of the charges.
(b) Everyone believes that Jim Weston has been convicted and sentenced.
(c) Everyone believes that the trial is about to begin.
(d) Everyone thinks that Dave Carter has died from his injuries.
13. How does Deacon Simms suggest that they end the trial?
(a) He says everyone should apologize to Jim Weston and set him free.
(b) He says Joe Clarke should be run out of town, and he himself should be mayor.
(c) He says they should sing, dismiss, and all return to work.
(d) He says Jim Weston should be compensated for his mistreatment.
14. Why does Deacon Simms refuse to allow Reverend Childers to use his Bible?
(a) Deacon Simms' children gave the Bible to him, so it's special.
(b) Reverend Childers is a Baptist and cannot read anyway.
(c) He says any good preacher would have brought his own Bible.
(d) He is afraid that Reverend Childers will soil his pages.
15. How does Lum Boger respond to the women's reactions when he comes back to quiet them?
(a) He grumbles under his breath and kicks their chairs.
(b) He stands next to them and glares at them.
(c) He meekly returns to his seat next to Jim Weston.
(d) He gets angry and begins to yell at them.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who receives the applause from the Methodist side of the church?
2. What evidence does Dave Carter present to prove that he is as clean as everybody else?
3. How does Joe Clarke try to quiet the crowd when he enters the church?
4. What does Reverend Childers present as evidence against Jim Weston in the trial?
5. How do the women react when Lum Boger comes back to quiet them?
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