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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Carol say you go after jooking on a night that's not clear?
(a) Candlewood cabins.
(b) Wilderwood cabins.
(c) Idlewood cabins.
(d) Elmhurst cabins.

2. What is Carol Cutrere's brother's name?
(a) Dog.
(b) Jabe.
(c) David.
(d) Pee Wee.

3. What is said in Val's character reference?
(a) He's a peculiar talker.
(b) He's quiet.
(c) He's an ex-con.
(d) He stole.

4. What city does Carol make a phone call to in Act 1 Scene 1?
(a) New Orleans.
(b) St. Louis.
(c) Memphis.
(d) Little Rock.

5. What does Dolly say about Jabe's appearance after he goes upstairs?
(a) He's got blue circles around his eyes.
(b) He's pale as a ghost.
(c) He's yellow as butter.
(d) He's green with gout.

6. What is Beulah's last name?
(a) Wilson.
(b) Binnings.
(c) Hamma.
(d) Talbott.

7. What does Val say that today is in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) His anniversary.
(b) New Year's Eve.
(c) His birthday.
(d) Easter.

8. What does Carol remove from her trench coat pocket in Act 1 Scene 1?
(a) A knife.
(b) A loaf of bread.
(c) A makeup mirror.
(d) A revolver.

9. What's the one word Carol says the ghosts at Cypress Hill say?
(a) "Help."
(b) "Death."
(c) "Go."
(d) "Live."

10. Why is Val in town?
(a) His car broke down.
(b) His father lives here.
(c) His sister lives here.
(d) He's looking for Lady.

11. Where does Carol tell Val she knows him from?
(a) California.
(b) New York.
(c) Memphis.
(d) New Orleans.

12. What does Carol pass to Val after he sings?
(a) Wine.
(b) A joint.
(c) Vodka.
(d) Bourbon.

13. What is Val carrying when he enters in Act 1 Scene 1?
(a) A suitcase.
(b) A guitar.
(c) A bouquet.
(d) A pair of stockings.

14. How many places in New Orleans does Carol say she followed Val?
(a) Nine.
(b) Five.
(c) Two.
(d) Six.

15. Which character wears exaggerated eyeliner and stylized makeup?
(a) Vee.
(b) Carol.
(c) Beulah.
(d) Lady.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jabe complain about being moved in the store?

2. What does Lady say that the store can never hold?

3. Who says, "What people say about you don't mean much"?

4. Where was Lady's father from?

5. Who enters the store after the loud savage cry?

(see the answer keys)

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