Next to Normal Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Natalie confesses in Act 2, Scene 11 that she once wished what?
(a) Dan would die.
(b) She could leave Henry.
(c) Diana would die.
(d) Dan could leave Diana.

2. What theatrical term refers to the shutting off of stage lights?
(a) Footlights.
(b) Twilight.
(c) Blackout.
(d) Stage-left.

3. What is defined as a musical composition for two voices or instruments?
(a) Solo.
(b) Symphony.
(c) Quartet.
(d) Duet.

4. What refers to the original form of rock music, basically dependent on a consistently loud and strong beat?
(a) Heavy metal.
(b) Hard rock.
(c) Salsa.
(d) Techno.

5. What song is sung by Henry and Dan in Act 2, Scene 9?
(a) "So Anyway".
(b) "He's Not Here".
(c) "A Promise".
(d) "I Dreamed a Dance".

6. In Act 2, Scene 11, Natalie sings that normal is too far away, but that she'd settle for something what?
(a) "I Miss the Mountains".
(b) "I Am the One".
(c) "You Don't Know".
(d) "Next to Normal".

7. When Henry says he'll be there for Natalie in Act 2, Scene 12, she protests, with increasing anger, that she might turn out to what?
(a) Ruin his life.
(b) Be a failure.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Betray him.

8. What song does Dr. Madden sing, along with Diana and Dan in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) "Song of Forgetting".
(b) "I Am the One".
(c) "Light".
(d) "Seconds and Years".

9. The song sung by Natalie and Henry in Act 2, Scene 6 is a reprise of what song?
(a) "Perfect for You".
(b) "I Am the One".
(c) "Hey #2".
(d) "Hey #1".

10. What overlapping ballad is sung by Natalie and Diana in Act 2, Scene 11?
(a) "Light".
(b) "You Don't Know".
(c) "Just Another Day".
(d) "Maybe / Next to Normal".

11. What refers to a ballroom dance in triple time in which couples spin around as they progress around the room?
(a) Moonwalk.
(b) Macarena.
(c) Waltz.
(d) Jitterbug.

12. What does Diana not remember having had in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) A job.
(b) A husband.
(c) A son.
(d) A car.

13. In Act 2, Scene 9, Natalie tells Henry she can't go to the dance because she has to do what?
(a) Write a paper.
(b) Drive to another state.
(c) Take her mom to the hospital.
(d) Watch the neighbors kids.

14. In Act 2, Scene 11, Diana meets Natalie, telling her that she's going to take Natalie where?
(a) To the park.
(b) To the movies.
(c) To the dentist.
(d) To the dance.

15. In Act 2, Scene 9, Gabe appears, singing that he is "more than" what?
(a) Ghost.
(b) Human.
(c) Death.
(d) Memory.

Short Answer Questions

1. When Diana is unable to remember Natalie in a photo, Natalie attempts to do what in Act 2, Scene 4?

2. Who runs off to pursue Diana in Act 2, Scene 9?

3. How long is Diana's treatment set to last in the beginning of Act 2, Scene 1?

4. Diana sings that she believes her real problem is not in her mind but in what, in Act 2, Scene 10?

5. What refers to a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance?

(see the answer keys)

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