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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. At the beginning of the play, how long is Oscar's refrigerator broken?
(a) One week.
(b) One month.
(c) Three days.
(d) Two weeks.
2. What is the weather outside like at the beginning of the play?
(a) Cool and dry.
(d) Warm and breezy.
3. What improvement does Frances want to make to the house?
(a) Repaint the bedroom.
(b) Put new carpet in the living room.
(c) Renovate the bathroom.
(d) Replace the tiles in the kitchen.
4. What does Felix mention that he and Frances are planning to do?
(a) Go on vacation alone.
(b) Renew their wedding vows.
(c) Throw a graduation party for one of their children.
(d) Remodel the house.
5. What does Felix do the last time he is in a great deal of pain?
(a) Collapses on the floor.
(b) Falls down the stairs.
(c) Drive into a store.
(d) Falls asleep at the wheel.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the characters playing when the play begins?
2. How is Speed's personality best described?
3. Felix is described as what?
4. Why is Oscar's wife angry with him?
5. How is Roy's personality best described?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Felix arrives at the first poker game, what does he admit to doing, and how is the situation resolved?
2. Why do you think the poker players banter back and forth so much during the first poker game?
3. How is the conflict between Felix and Oscar resolved at the end of the play?
4. What do the poker players talk about during the last game, and why?
5. What happens when Felix tries to make conversation with the Pigeon sisters?
6. What does Felix urge the poker players to do during the second game, and how do they react?
7. When the other poker players start to complain to Oscar about Felix, how does Oscar respond?
8. What is the climax of the play, as demonstrated in the final scene?
9. What happens to Felix's dinner, and why?
10. When the Pigeon sisters arrive with Felix, what do they say to Oscar?
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