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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Tracy ask Dinah to help her with at the beginning of Act 1, Part 2?
(a) The seating arrangement.
(b) Preparing lunch.
(c) Carrying magazines.
(d) Folding laundry.

2. What does Dinah tell Dexter at the end of Act 1, Part 1?
(a) Tracy has invited him to lunch.
(b) Tracy doesn't know he is back in town.
(c) Tracy still has feelings for him.
(d) Tracy never wants to see him again.

3. What does Sandy suggest might happen if Mike and Liz get to know the family?
(a) They will find out how deceptive the family is.
(b) They will never want to be like them.
(c) They will want to be just like them.
(d) They will find out how decent the family is.

4. Why doesn't Margaret want Seth to see the article written about him?
(a) He will become famous.
(b) He will blame her.
(c) He will like it.
(d) He will become upset.

5. Who has Sandy made a deal with about Seth's article?
(a) The magazine entertainment writer.
(b) The magazine editor.
(c) The magazine publisher.
(d) The magazine columnist.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Tracy ask about Sandy's guests in Act 1, Part 2?

2. What does Margaret credit Seth for at the end of Act 1, Part 4?

3. Where did Dinah get the magazine she is reading in Act 1, Part 1?

4. How does Dinah feel about Tracy's marriage?

5. Which one of Mike's stories does Tracy remark on?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Dinah present herself for the first time to Mike and Liz, what is she trying to accomplish, and how do Mike and Liz react?

2. How is the demeanor of the Lord family displayed in Act 1, Part 1?

3. What is significant about the way Dexter and George both arrive at the house while Tracy and Mike are in the pool?

4. How has Mike changed in Act 3 and why is it significant?

5. What are Mike and Liz's thoughts of Tracy before they meet her and how are they significant?

6. What do the lengths the Lord family is willing to go through say about their priorities?

7. How does Mike's entrance in Act 2, Scene 2, Part 1 affect Tracy, and what does she suggest they do?

8. What important lesson does Tracy say she has learned from Mike as they are at the pool? How does he respond?

9. What does Dexter aptly point out to George about the way he looks at Tracy during their argument in Act 2, Scene 2, Part 2?

10. What would Seth's absence from the wedding lead people to believe and how does Sandy plan to prevent it?

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