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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 reason is given for the first time Elyot struck Amanda during their marriage?
(a) Amanda struck Elyot first.
(b) Amanda tries to leave Elyot.
(c) Amanda's curling irons burned a hole in Elyot's new dressing gown.
(d) Elyot caught Amanda with an admirer.

2. According to Amanda, what are Hungarians like?
(a) Drunk.
(b) Angry.
(c) Wistful.
(d) Happy.

3. What does Elyot tell the person calling Amanda's flat with the wrong number?
(a) He tells the caller they have the wrong number.
(b) He pretends to be the person the caller is trying to reach.
(c) He says that the person they are trying to reach is in Madagascar.
(d) He says that the person they are trying to reach is in India.

4. What happens in the final fight that forces Elyot to try to call "Sollocks?"
(a) Elyot has ruined Amanda's record.
(b) Elyot admits to having an affair while they were married.
(c) Amanda tries to throw Elyot out of her apartment.
(d) Amanda slaps Elyot.

5. What appears to have been a contributing factor to Elyot and Amanda's jealousy during their marriage?
(a) They both believed the other was constantly unfaithful.
(b) Elyot was the more popular of the pair.
(c) Elyot was extremely well-traveled.
(d) Amanda was richer than Elyot.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Amanda and Elyot short their code to stop arguing to?

2. What does Elyot sarcastically say he is surprised Amanda never did?

3. What is the name of the man who used to love and admire Amanda?

4. During their final fight, what does Amanda say she'd rather do than marry Elyot?

5. After the triple use of the code, what do Amanda and Elyot do together?

Short Essay Questions

1. At the end of Act II, why does Elyot calling "Sollocks" not work?

2. What do Victor and Sibyl do at the end of Act II when they see Amanda and Elyot fighting?

3. How is Elyot being hypocritical about Amanda's disclosure of her post-marital affairs?

4. Elyot muses that he and Amanda are clearly in love after they have a small tiff. Amanda protests that he should not sound so bitter about the fact. Why would Elyot sound bitter or resigned when saying that he and Amanda are in love?

5. What two things does Elyot do that annoy Amanda that leads up to their biggest fight?

6. What are Amanda and Elyot arguing about when Elyot first calls "Sollocks?"

7. Why does Elyot say that, despite their current happiness, being separated was probably for the best?

8. In Act II, what does Elyot say that reveals his philosophy on life?

9. Is Amanda being honest when she says she would never have been happy with Victor and how is it apparent?

10. How do Amanda and Elyot's feelings differ on the abandonment of Sibyl and Victor?

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