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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What happens to Natalie as Diana's body is taken into the treatment room in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) She collapses.
(b) She has a siezure.
(c) She starts to cry.
(d) She starts bleeding.

3. Who pursues Dan in exiting Act 2, Scene 9?
(a) Natalie.
(b) Henry.
(c) Gabe.
(d) Diana.

4. 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) Chord.
(b) Octone.
(c) Ballad.
(d) Reprise.

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

6. In a reprise of what song in Act 2, Scene 10 do Diana and Gabe both resist the idea of more talk and electroshock therapy?
(a) "Catch Me I'm Falling".
(b) "I Am the One".
(c) "Wish I Were Here".
(d) "Seconds and Years".

7. 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) On Wednesday morning.
(b) The next weekend.
(c) The following night.
(d) The fifth of the month.

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

9. What song in Act 2, Scene 1 is sung by Diana and Natalie?
(a) "Superboy and the Invisible Girl".
(b) "Everything Else".
(c) "Seconds and Years".
(d) "Wish I Were Here".

10. What does Dan take from Diana and break in Act 2, Scene 8?
(a) A toy.
(b) A watch.
(c) A vase.
(d) The music box.

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

12. What does Diana reveal Gabe died from in Act 2, Scene 11?
(a) Being hit by a car.
(b) An intestinal blockage.
(c) A cougar attack.
(d) Falling off a cliff.

13. Natalie claims in Act 2, Scene 1 that she deserves to party because her mother is being what?
(a) Electrocuted.
(b) Depressed.
(c) Crazy.
(d) Forgetful.

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

15. What song do Natalie and Henry sing in Act 2, Scene 3?
(a) "Why Stay".
(b) "Hey #3".
(c) "How Could I Ever Forget".
(d) "Hey #1".

Short Answer Questions

1. What objects does Dan show Diana in Act 2, Scene 4 which she does not remember?

2. What theatrical term refers to the shutting off of stage lights?

3. Who does Diana run out to search for in Act 2, Scene 9?

4. What quickly paced, urgent number is sung by Gabe in Act 2, Scene 5?

5. What reprise does Dr. Madden sing to Diana in Act 2, Scene 10?

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