Orpheus Descending Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What does the sign say that the Sheriff tells Val about?
(a) "Leave before you die."
(b) "Nigger, don't let the sun go down on you in this county."
(c) "Stop before you die."
(d) "Ku Klux Klan."

3. What does Carol say that this country used to be?
(a) Crazy.
(b) Wild.
(c) Peaceful.
(d) Quiet.

4. What didn't make sense to Vee before she started painting?
(a) God.
(b) Love.
(c) Death.
(d) Existence.

5. Why does Lady say she left the money in the cash box?
(a) To pay the bookie.
(b) To give to Jabe.
(c) To give to Carol.
(d) To test Val.

6. What does Val tell Lady he's planning on doing in Act 3 Scene 3?
(a) Staying there with her.
(b) Killing the Sheriff.
(c) Killing Jabe.
(d) Taking the southbound bus out of town.

7. What does Val remark about Lady's skin?
(a) It's pale.
(b) It's sallow.
(c) It's dark.
(d) It's tender.

8. What is the picture Val says is in the alcove?
(a) "December Evening."
(b) "Christina's World."
(c) "Blue Dawn."
(d) "September Morn."

9. What does Lady grab when Val tries to leave?
(a) His suitcase.
(b) His guitar.
(c) His hand.
(d) His jacket.

10. What is playing music to advertise the opening of the confectionery?
(a) A piano.
(b) A calliope.
(c) A guitar.
(d) A trumpet.

11. Vee says that we live in a world of what?
(a) Light and shadow.
(b) Good and evil.
(c) Joy and sorrow.
(d) God and the Devil.

12. Who takes out a knife in the store with Val?
(a) Vee.
(b) Dog.
(c) The Sheriff.
(d) Jabe.

13. Where does Vee say that one of her paintings is on exhibition?
(a) Audubon Park.
(b) The Washington House Museum.
(c) The Met.
(d) The Guggenheim.

14. What did Lady's father's monkey wear?
(a) A circus clown outfit.
(b) A bandana.
(c) A blue hat.
(d) A green velvet suit.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What drug does Lady give to Jabe in Act 2?

2. How old was Val when he met a girl on the bayou?

3. What does Vee say she was born with?

4. Who says, "No monkey business here, boy!"?

5. How does Val say he used to think people got to know each other?

(see the answer keys)

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