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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the weather outside like at the beginning of the play?
(c) Warm and breezy.
(d) Cool and dry.
2. What does Oscar do for a living?
(a) Construction worker.
3. How does Felix startle the other characters when he first arrives?
(a) He slams a book shut.
(b) He slams a door.
(c) He trips over a chair.
(d) He breaks a window.
4. Why is Oscar's wife angry with him?
(a) He gets to keep their apartment.
(b) He forges her signature.
(c) He owes her money.
(d) He steals her car.
5. How is Vinnie's personality best described?
6. Which character is the most concerned about playing poker instead of talking?
7. Why is it difficult to breathe in Oscar's apartment when the play begins?
(a) The air is very dry.
(b) It smells very bad.
(c) There is thick smoke in the air.
(d) It is at a very high altitude.
8. What major event happens to Oscar before the play starts?
(a) He gets a promotion.
(b) He wins the lottery.
(c) His brother dies.
(d) His wife leaves him.
9. What is Murray's occupation?
(d) Police officer.
10. What does Felix mention that he and Frances are planning to do?
(a) Go on vacation alone.
(b) Remodel the house.
(c) Renew their wedding vows.
(d) Throw a graduation party for one of their children.
11. What is Felix's wife's name?
12. How is Murray's personality best described?
13. Where does Vinnie say he is going the morning after the first poker game?
14. What does Oscar primarily drink?
(b) Vegetable juice.
15. How does Felix drop clues that all is not right?
(a) He asks about others love life.
(b) He sighs heavily.
(c) He is completely silent.
(d) He cries.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Felix feel about his wife at the beginning of the play?
2. What improvement does Frances want to make to the house?
3. At the beginning of the play, how long is Oscar's refrigerator broken?
4. What does Felix finally reveal to his friends?
5. How far away from Oscar does Speed live?
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