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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. Who is the owner of one of the homes where the action takes place?
(a) Mrs. Flo Jones.
(b) Mrs. Freddie Myers.
(c) Mr. and Mrs. Frank Orville.
(d) Mrs. Flo Owens.

2. Alan had once loaned Hal $100 for what?
(a) A Hollywood screen test.
(b) A new suit.
(c) Tuition payment.
(d) Text books.

3. What does Flo comment on when she comes out onto the porch?
(a) The train whistle.
(b) The pies she made for the picnic.
(c) The beautiful weather.
(d) Her beautiful daughters.

4. What is Millie doing on the porch?
(a) Sweeping.
(b) Knitting.
(c) Reading.
(d) Swaying to music.

5. Why does Hal say most of the fraternity brothers in college did not respect him?
(a) He brought home the wrong kind of girls.
(b) He didn't use proper grammar.
(c) He had a poor upbringing.
(d) He drank too much.

Short Answer Questions

1. To what does Mrs. Potts invite Hal?

2. What does Flo tell Madge not to allow any ____________ when the girls go out tonight.

3. What is Millie's demeanor in the way she is dressed?

4. Instead of going to the picnic, Madge and Hal ______________.

5. What is the nature of the relationship between Madge and Millie?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why is tonight a turning point in Madge's life?

2. Which two characters appear first in Act 3, Scene 1?

3. Explain Madge's confusion regarding making love to Hal earlier tonight.

4. How are Rosemary's true feelings about men in stark contrast to her behavior?

5. What is different about Rosemary's behavior with Hal when she begs him to marry her?

6. Alan had indicated to Madge that he had "taken care of" Hal. What does Madge learn that that means?

7. What does Hal share with Madge about his feelings of insecurity?

8. How has Rosemary's brutal honesty changed the way in which Howard perceives her?

9. What are Flo's concerns about Millie this afternoon?

10. What does Rosemary's pleading behavior show about her true needs?

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