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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who does Carol say she's come to deliver a message to in Act 2 Scene 1?
(a) Lady.
(b) Jabe.
(c) Val.
(d) Beulah.

3. What does Lady say to Val at the end of Act 2?
(a) She needs him to live.
(b) She loves him.
(c) She hates him.
(d) She needs him to leave.

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

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

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

7. What was the vision that Vee had?
(a) A great fire.
(b) The sun exploding.
(c) The eyes of the Savior.
(d) The eyes of the Devil.

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

9. What does Vee say happened to the kitchen sink after she poured holy water down the drain as a child?
(a) It smoked.
(b) It turned to blood.
(c) It turned black.
(d) It was on fire.

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

11. What does Lady suggest to the Nurse in Act 3 Scene 3?
(a) To leave.
(b) To help her husband die.
(c) To let her escape.
(d) To hide Val.

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

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

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

15. What does Lady grab when Val goes to change out of his work suit?
(a) His jacket.
(b) His suitcase.
(c) His guitar.
(d) His money.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. How old was Val when he left the bayou?

3. What does Val remark about Lady's skin?

4. Who enters from upstairs when the Town Men are threatening Val?

5. What does Lady plan to continue with in Act 3 Scene 3?

(see the answer keys)

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