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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the main reason Higgins brings Liza to the social visit at the beginning of Act 3?
(a) To announce their upcoming engagement.
(b) To allow his mother to meet her.
(c) To give her practice in polite conversation.
(d) To see if people really believe that she is a duchess.
2. How is Mrs. Higgins portrayed?
(a) Silly and snobbish.
(b) Adoring of her son, her only child.
(c) Elegant and sensible.
(d) Very controlling of her son.
3. What does Higgins think of Liza at the end of Act 5?
(a) She's a millstone around his neck.
(b) She's the loveliest girl he's ever seen.
(c) She's an ignorant fool.
(d) She is a tower of strength.
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. What does Liza say when she sees her father looking so different in Act 5?
6. Where is Liza at the beginning of Act 5?
(a) With Mrs. Higgins.
(b) Back in Covent Garden, wandering in the vegetable market.
(c) With her father.
(d) With Freddy.
7. About how much do Liza's clothes cost?
(a) 1000 pounds
(b) 1200 pounds.
(c) 500 pounds.
(d) 200 pounds.
8. What does Neppomuck think must be Liza's true background?
(a) She is a European duchess.
(b) She is a Hungarian princess.
(c) She was educated in France.
(d) She is American.
9. What does Higgins say about the experiment with Liza?
(a) It is dreadfully boring and he thanks God it's over.
(b) He is so nervous about it that he's glad it's finally over.
(c) It is the most significant experiment of his entire career.
(d) It will make him famous if anyone finds out--which they won't.
10. What is Mrs. Higgins concerned about after meeting Liza at the social visit in Act 3?
(a) What will happen to Liza when the experiment is over.
(b) Whether her son will fall in love with Liza.
(c) Whether Liza will be able to pass as a lady.
(d) How many people Liza will offend with her shocking talk.
11. What two subjects has Higgins told Liza she must stick to in polite conversation?
(a) Family and friends.
(b) Hobbies and sports.
(c) The weather and people's health.
(d) The weather and politics.
12. What shocking fact does Liza reveal about her father while talking with the Eynsford Hills in Act 3?
(a) He may have murdered her aunt, but she deserved it.
(b) He used to beat Liza, but she says she deserved it.
(c) He was never married to her mother.
(d) He has a chronic drinking problem, but it doesn't bother Liza at all.
13. What does Higgins think is a disgusting sight?
(a) An ungrateful, snobbish woman.
(b) A woman "s'yollin voylets" (selling violets) in the gutter.
(c) A woman fetching a man's slippers like a slave.
(d) A woman shouting for independence.
14. For whom or what does Pickering say the evening has been a real triumph?
(a) For Liza.
(b) For humanity.
(c) For Higgins.
(d) For the young science of phonetics.
15. Why is Liza so angry with Higgins after the party?
(a) He won't admit that she does a good job at the party.
(b) He makes her believe she is special, but she's not.
(c) He uses her and doesn't care what will happen to her now.
(d) He leads her on to think that she will marry the duke, but it is all a lie.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Liza realize at the end of Act 5?
2. What does Pickering want Liza to do at the end of Act 5?
3. What does Liza throw at Higgins when they return home after the party?
4. What does Mrs. Higgins think when her son shows up for a social visit at the beginning of Act 3?
5. While talking with the Eynsford Hills at the social visit in Act 3, what does Higgins say all people really are?
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