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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What in musical theater refers to a musical number in which music, ideas and even some text are sung again some time after being sung the first time?
(a) Octone.
(b) Chord.
(c) Ballad.
(d) Reprise.

2. What song is sung by Gabe in reprise in Act 2, Scene 9?
(a) "I'm Alive".
(b) "Song of Forgetting".
(c) "The Break".
(d) "Perfect for You".

3. In Act 2, Scene 6, an argument almost erupts between Henry and Natalie, but Henry defuses it by saying he'll come by when to take her to the dance?
(a) The next weekend.
(b) The fifth of the month.
(c) On Wednesday morning.
(d) The following night.

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

5. In Act 2, Scene 5, Gabe sings of the hole left in Diana's mind by what?
(a) His love for Dan.
(b) His having been erased from her memory.
(c) His need to be an engineer.
(d) His desire to climb the mountain.

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

7. What reprise does Dr. Madden sing to Diana in Act 2, Scene 10?
(a) "Perfect for You".
(b) "Hey #3".
(c) "Make Up Your Mind".
(d) "Better Than Before".

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

9. By what name does Diana refer to her doctor in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Dr. Cooper.
(b) Dr. Ford.
(c) Dr. Mitchell.
(d) Dr. Smith.

10. What refers to a division of a play or of an act of a play, usually representing what passes between certain of the actors in one place?
(a) Chapter.
(b) Clip.
(c) Scene.
(d) Montage.

11. The song sung by Dr. Madden and Diana in Act 2, Scene 7 is a reprise of what earlier song?
(a) "It's Gonna Be Good".
(b) "Hey #3".
(c) "You Don't Know".
(d) "I Dreamed a Dance".

12. What does Gabe hand to Diana in Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) A book.
(b) The music box.
(c) A newspaper clipping.
(d) A photograph.

13. What slow ballad is sung by Diana and Dan in Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) "You Don't Know".
(b) "How Could I Ever Forget".
(c) "Make Up Your Mind".
(d) "I Miss the Mountains".

14. How old was Gabe when Diana recalls having rushed him to the hospital in Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) 5 years old.
(b) 7 years old.
(c) 16 years old.
(d) A few months old.

15. In his song solo in Act 2, Scene 5, Gabe compares electroshock therapy to what?
(a) Getting stung by bees.
(b) The electric chair.
(c) Sticking a fork in the wall outlet.
(d) Licking a car battery.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Diana not remember having had in Act 2, Scene 7?

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

3. What happens to Natalie as Diana's body is taken into the treatment room in Act 2, Scene 1?

4. What song is sung by Diana and Dr. Madden in Act 2, Scene 7?

5. What song does Dr. Madden sing, along with Diana and Dan in Act 2, Scene 4?

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