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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who says Oroonoko will be treated nobly?
(a) Blanford.
(b) Stanmore.
(c) Captain.
(d) Governor.

2. How can Daniel's behavior in Act II, Scene I be described?
(a) Clumsy.
(b) Shy.
(c) Rowdy.
(d) Rash.

3. Whom does this line refer to: "Sir, You're a scurvy Fellow to talk at this rate to me" in Act I, Scene II?
(a) Governor.
(b) Blanford.
(c) Captain.
(d) Welldon.

4. Who is "The Dog" that Oroonoko refers to at the beginning of Act II, Scene II?
(a) Blanford.
(b) Stanmore.
(c) Governor.
(d) Captain.

5. Where have Lucy and Welldon moved to?
(a) America.
(b) New Guinea.
(c) London, England.
(d) Surinam, West Indies.

6. Who is the third character to make an appearance in Act I, Scene I?
(a) Charlotte.
(b) Stanmore.
(c) Oroonoko.
(d) Widow Lackitt.

7. Who stands and stares at Oroonoko in Act I, Scene II?
(a) The Planters.
(b) The other slaves.
(c) Governor.
(d) Blanford.

8. What does Widow Lackitt hint at the end of Act II, Scene II?
(a) It is time for Lucy and Daniel to marry.
(b) It is her and Welldon's turn to marry next.
(c) It is her and Jack's turn to marry next.
(d) It is time for Lucy and Stanmore to marry.

9. What is Daniel content with, regarding Lucy, near the end of Act II, Scene I?
(a) Marrying and sleeping with Lucy.
(b) Being a husband.
(c) Providing for Lucy.
(d) Kissing Lucy.

10. What does the line "poor Women be thought decaying and unfit/for the Town at One or Two and twenty" in Act I, Scene I mean exactly?
(a) That women who look like they are old are actually 21 or 22 years of age.
(b) That women are considered old at 21 or 22 years of age.
(c) That women, no matter their age are always thought to be 21 or 22 years of age.
(d) That women who are 21 or 22 years of age are never considered old.

11. What does the line "I shou'd like mightily to be call'd Mrs. Welldon" foreshadow in Act I, Scene I?
(a) Widow Lackitt's romantic interest in Welldon.
(b) Widow Lackitt's interest in adopting Welldon.
(c) Lucy's romantic interest in Welldon.
(d) Widow Lackitt's interest in marrying her daughter to Welldon.

12. What does Welldon say to the widow's first suggestion of a husband for Lucy?
(a) He says Lucy loves him.
(b) He says Lucy is considering it.
(c) He says Lucy hates him.
(d) He says Lucy is conflicted.

13. What is Lucy's reaction to marriage with the Captain?
(a) She accepts.
(b) She refuses.
(c) She is nonchalant.
(d) She is hesitant.

14. What is Daniel's response when Lucy asks him "Well, how do you like me now?" in Act II, Scene I?
(a) "...my Mother is always shaming one before company."
(b) "...how do you think I can go to bed to a Woman I don't know?
(c) "Why, pray, may I?"
(d) "You have bewitch'd me, I think.."

15. What does the governor try to do to Imoinda at the beginning of Act II, Scene III?
(a) Sleep with her.
(b) Kill her.
(c) Kiss her.
(d) Hug her.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Daniel afraid of, regarding Lucy, near the end of Act II, Scene I?

2. Who is Imoinda?

3. Whom do we learn owns several plantations in Act I, Scene I?

4. What story does Oroonoko relate to Blanford in Act II, Scene II?

5. Who says: "Why, a lusty young Fellow may happen to temp you" in Act I, Scene I?

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