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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Val grow up?
(a) Witch's Bayou.
(b) Memphis.
(c) New Orleans.
(d) Kentucky.

2. Where is Lady at the beginning of Act 3 Scene 3?
(a) The dentist.
(b) The doctor's office.
(c) The pharmacy.
(d) The beauty parlor.

3. What does Lady refuse to give her word to the Town Women about?
(a) Taking their money.
(b) Firing Val.
(c) Refusing service to Carol.
(d) Killing her husband.

4. How old was Vee's baby sister when she died?
(a) One year.
(b) One day.
(c) Two years.
(d) One week.

5. What does Vee say she was born with?
(a) A miracle.
(b) A caul.
(c) A witch's sense.
(d) A dream.

6. What does Lady say about the dogs barking in Act 2 Scene 3?
(a) It's the chain-gang dogs chasing an escaped convict.
(b) It's the neighbor's dogs gone wild.
(c) It's the police dogs looking for her.
(d) It's the police dogs looking for Val.

7. What does Val say is the "make-believe" answer?
(a) Anger.
(b) Hatred.
(c) Love.
(d) Lust.

8. How old was Val when he left the bayou?
(a) Sixteen.
(b) Twenty-two.
(c) Nineteen.
(d) Fifteen.

9. What is Lady's last name?
(a) Williams.
(b) Johnson.
(c) Hughes.
(d) Torrence.

10. What does Carol wear when she enters in Act 3 Scene 3?
(a) A witch's hat.
(b) A black cloak.
(c) A cowboy hat.
(d) A sailor's cap.

11. What has happened to Jabe between Act 3 Scene 2 and Scene 3?
(a) He left.
(b) He's died.
(c) He's hemorraged.
(d) He's had a seizure.

12. When does the Sheriff tell Val to leave by?
(a) The week's over.
(b) The evening.
(c) The morning.
(d) Tomorrow night.

13. What does Lady say that the Delta Brilliant always call for?
(a) Hot Toddies.
(b) Whiskey Sours.
(c) Seven and Sevens.
(d) Mint Juleps.

14. What did Lady call about at 5pm in Act 3 Scene 3?
(a) To check on Vee.
(b) To check on Jabe.
(c) To check on Val.
(d) To see if liquor was delivered.

15. How is the woman who complained about Val described?
(a) Blue-haired.
(b) Pink-haired.
(c) Elderly.
(d) Blonde.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is playing music to advertise the opening of the confectionery?

2. Who says, "You've got to have--vision--to see!"?

3. What is the picture Val says is in the alcove?

4. Where does Lady tell Beulah her people came here from?

5. What was the vision that Vee had?

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