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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. At the end of Act II, what happens during the fight over the gramophone?
(a) Amanda breaks a record over Elyot's head.
(b) Elyot pushes the player off the table.
(c) Victor walks in and punches Elyot.
(d) Amanda throws the player at Elyot.

2. According to Amanda, what did Victor love to do?
(a) Victor loved to verbally spar with Amanda.
(b) Victor loved to look after Amanda.
(c) Victor loved to go dancing.
(d) Victor loved the opera.

3. When Elyot was on his world travels, what kept him from being too excited about what he saw?
(a) The presence of Sibyl.
(b) Dysentery.
(c) The presence of Sibyl's mother.
(d) Amanda's absence.

4. What brings about the first use of Amanda and Elyot's special code?
(a) Amanda thinks Elyot has had too much to drink.
(b) Amanda tells Elyot he should call Sibyl.
(c) Amanda reveals that she was not celibate after the divorce.
(d) Amanda talks about Victor's good qualities.

5. According to Elyot, what is the problem with being a specialist?
(a) A specialist is too concentrated on one thing to notice what is going on around them.
(b) Most specialists are socially awkward.
(c) A specialist is too pompous to really be understood.
(d) A specialist never tries to explain what they know to anyone else.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What is Elyot's reaction to Amanda's first violent action?

3. What is Elyot wearing in Act II?

4. What causes the use of the triple code?

5. How did Amanda feel when she first met Victor?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. Why would Elyot say that he and Amanda would have been perfectly happy with Victor and Sibyl?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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