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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Higgins offer to do for Liza at the end of the play?
(a) Marry her.
(b) Adopt her as his daughter.
(c) Pay for her to go to school.
(d) Get her a flower shop.
2. Which best describes Liza's mood when the group first returns home from the party?
(a) Quietly triumphant.
(c) Tired and brooding.
3. What does Higgins eat while he talks of Liza's future?
(c) An apple.
(d) A pear.
4. At the beginning of Act 5, Doolittle's life has changed. What must he now do?
(a) Go at once to America to work for Ezra Wannafeller.
(b) Give lectures about morality.
(c) Teach phonetics at a new school for the poor.
(d) Work hard as a laborer to support Liza.
5. How does Higgins promise to treat Liza if she comes back to him?
(a) With respect and care.
(b) With all his love.
(c) The same as always.
(d) Like a duchess.
6. What shocking thing does Liza tell her listeners at the social visit with the Eynsford Hills in Act 3?
(a) She is in love with Freddy.
(b) She believes her aunt was murdered over a hat.
(c) She is in love with Colonel Pickering.
(d) Her aunt caught diphtheria and died a horrible death.
7. Who comes looking for Higgins at the beginning of Act 5?
(a) Liza's father, Doolittle.
(b) Freddy, to ask Liza's hand in marriage.
(c) The police, to ask him questions.
(d) Liza, demanding an apology.
8. What does Neppomuck think must be Liza's true background?
(a) She was educated in France.
(b) She is a Hungarian princess.
(c) She is American.
(d) She is a European duchess.
9. What does Higgins think of Liza at the end of Act 5?
(a) She's the loveliest girl he's ever seen.
(b) She's an ignorant fool.
(c) She's a millstone around his neck.
(d) She is a tower of strength.
10. What is the difference between a lady and a flower girl?
(a) How she's treated.
(b) Her moral values.
(c) How she speaks.
(d) How she behaves.
11. Why is Doolittle dressed up at the end of the play?
(a) For Liza and Freddy's wedding.
(b) For his wedding.
(c) To make a speech.
(d) To impress Liza and Higgins.
12. For whom or what does Pickering say the evening has been a real triumph?
(a) For Higgins.
(b) For humanity.
(c) For the young science of phonetics.
(d) For Liza.
13. Why is Pickering afraid at the party?
(a) Liza makes a mistake when she says a shocking word.
(b) The ambassador's wife asks too many questions.
(c) Liza is playing the part too well.
(d) Neppomuck is on the verge of discovering the truth about Liza.
14. To whom does Liza plan to go for advice the day after she leaves Higgins?
(b) Mrs. Pearce.
(c) Her father.
(d) Mrs. Higgins.
15. What does Liza think about the party?
(a) She is dazzled by all the glamour and glitz and never wants it to end.
(b) She is delighted that she is causing such a sensation.
(c) She agrees with Higgins that high society parties are dreadfully boring.
(d) She thinks she can never fit in with all these people.
Short Answer Questions
1. What two subjects has Higgins told Liza she must stick to in polite conversation?
2. What does Liza realize at the end of Act 5?
3. What does Higgins think of his mother?
4. What does Higgins say he will do if Liza doesn't come back?
5. What is Mrs. Higgins concerned about after meeting Liza at the social visit in Act 3?
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