Part 1, Act 1, Scenes 1-7
1. Members of the company, speaking in turn, give what information to the audience?
(a) The family background of the Nickleby family.
(b) The family backgrounds of each character in the play.
(c) The location of the play.
(d) How to behave as an audience member.
2. Who is the older Nickleby son?
3. Why does Mrs. Nickleby take her two children with her to see Ralph?
(a) Ralph has invited them to visit.
(b) Her husband is spending time with his brother.
(c) Her husband has died and left her penniless.
(d) She wants to visit her husband's brother.
4. Who does, Member of Parliament, Sir Matthew Pupker face in the tavern?
(a) An angry Nicholas Nickleby.
(b) An angry proprietor.
(c) An angry mob.
(d) Angry muffin and crumpet sellers.
5. Where does this play take place?
(d) New York City.
6. As he arrives at his office, what does Ralph's clerk give him?
(a) A letter informing him of his brother's death, that his brother's family has arrived in town, and that they would like to see him.
(b) His lunch.
(c) A note from Bonney.
(d) A bill for his laundry.
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