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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

5. What song is sung by Doctor Madden, Dan, Natalie and Diana in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) "You Don't Know".
(b) "It's Gonna Be Good".
(c) "I Miss the Mountains".
(d) "Better than Before".

Short Answer Questions

1. What haunting ballad does Diana sing in Act 2, Scene 2?

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

3. Natalie claims in Act 2, Scene 1 that she deserves to party because her mother is being what?

4. How old was Gabe when Diana recalls having rushed him to the hospital in Act 2, Scene 8?

5. 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?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Natalie confess in the song "Next to Normal" in Act 2, Scene 11?

2. What interaction takes place between Henry and Natalie in Act 2, Scene 6?

3. What does Dr. Madden relate about Diana's memory loss in Act 2, Scene 4?

4. What does Natalie show Diana in Act 2, Scene 4? What effect does it have?

5. Who arrives after Dan leaves in Act 2, Scene 5? What interaction takes place with Diana?

6. What is revealed about the character of Natalie in Act 2, Scene 1?

7. What does Dan attempt to show Diana in Act 2, Scene 4? What makes Natalie almost leave?

8. What do Henry and Natalie witness between Diana and Dan in Act 2, Scene 8?

9. What does Diana reveal to Natalie in their brief scene in Act 2, Scene 11?

10. Where are Henry and Natalie in Act 2, Scene 1? Why is Natalie distraught?

(see the answer keys)

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