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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. How does Amanda refer to hormones?
(a) "Our chemical urges."
(b) "Our, what d'you call it, attraction."
(c) "Our chemistry."
(d) "Chemical, what d'you call 'ems."

2. In Act II, what does Amanda reveal to Elyot that first begins to upset him?
(a) She no longer wishes to travel the world.
(b) She loves Victor.
(c) She had not been celibate after their divorce.
(d) She is no longer Catholic.

3. What does Elyot refer to as "laughable?"
(a) Death.
(b) Marriage.
(c) Money.
(d) Love.

4. What does Elyot do to help recover from the triple use of their code?
(a) Elyot takes a walk.
(b) Elyot goes to bed.
(c) Elyot plays the piano.
(d) Elyot has another drink.

5. Who is Louise?
(a) Louise is the woman with whom Elyot had an affair.
(b) Louise is Elyot's maid.
(c) Louise is Amanda's sister.
(d) Louise is Amanda's maid.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Elyot tell the person calling Amanda's flat with the wrong number?

2. According to Elyot, what would his and Amanda's lives have been like had they not seen each other again?

3. In Act II, what does Elyot tell Amanda they must do?

4. Where does Act II take place?

5. What do Amanda and Elyot not believe in?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What sets off the very first argument of Act II?

4. After Amanda and Elyot make up during the "triple Sollocks," what happens that brings their happy mood down again and why?

5. 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?

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

7. Why does Amanda call out "triple Sollocks?"

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

9. Why are Amanda and Elyot reluctant to discuss another marriage?

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

(see the answer keys)

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