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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. For how long has Mrs. Potts hired Hal to work?
(a) One year.
(b) One hour.
(c) One day.
(d) One week.

2. Who rescues Madge from the obnoxious Bomber?
(a) Mr. Potts.
(b) Alan.
(c) Hal.
(d) Howard.

3. Why does Madge return to the house?
(a) To get a jacket.
(b) To turn off the lights.
(c) To get dressed.
(d) To pack the picnic basket.

4. What did the people in Hollywood tell Hal he would have to do to be on camera?
(a) Speak with a French accent.
(b) Wear lifts in his shoes.
(c) Have his teeth fixed.
(d) Shave his head.

5. To what does Mrs. Potts invite Hal?
(a) A picnic.
(b) A piano recital.
(c) A church social.
(d) Christmas dinner.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Millie want to go on a train?

2. Who is Madge's boyfriend?

3. Where did Hal and Alan meet?

4. Hal says that Rosemary looked at him ______________.

5. What does Madge do to comfort Hal?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does the author use the technique of irony regarding Rosemary's perceptions of Hal?

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

3. How do Flo's real feelings about Hal become evident?

4. What is the source of the sibling rivalry between Madge and Millie?

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

6. How does Hal enter the scene to talk to Madge?

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

8. How has the foreshadowing of the train come full circle for Madge by the end of the play?

9. Explain how Millie and Madge have exchanged roles in Act 2.

10. How does Alan respond when Madge apologizes for not going to the picnic the night before?

(see the answer keys)

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