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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 does Sirelli call Ponza in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) A gold-mine.
(b) A goat.
(c) A boor.
(d) A monkey.
2. Who has Agazzi run to in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) The Priest.
(b) The Governor.
(c) The Mayor.
(d) Signor Sirelli.
3. What is notable about the courtyard at the building where Ponza lives?
(a) It is filled with peaches.
(b) It is dark.
(c) It is vast.
(d) It is beautiful.
4. What does Dina tell Laudisi to do in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Eat dinner.
(c) Call Ponza.
5. What goes up and down between Signora Frola and her daughter by ropes?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who arrives at the door after Ponza leaves in Act 1, Scene 6?
2. Who came to the door earlier that day when Amalia rang for Senora Frola?
3. Where is the village the Ponzas are from?
4. How many children does Signora Frola say that her daughter has?
5. Who says, "I thought she was trying to protect her son-in-law from suspicion. That seemed to be the whole aim of her visit?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What do Amalia and Dina say regarding Ponza and his mother-in-law's relationship in Act 1, Scene 1?
2. How does Signora Sirelli feel about the drama in Act 2, Scene 2? What does she remark on Laudisi?
3. Why does Signora Sirelli tell Amalia they've come in Act 1, Scene 2? What does Amalia tell them?
4. What does Laudisi suggest to Dina about the door in Act 2, Scene 6? Why?
5. How does Signora Frola explain her daughter's behavior in Act 1, Scene 4?
6. How does the Prefect respond to Laudisi's scheme in Act 3, Scene 4?
7. What do the documents prove in Act 3, Scene 2?
8. What are some of the sacrifices Ponza speaks of having endured because of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5?
9. What does Ponza do in Act 2, Scene 8, when he sees Signora Frola?
10. How does Signora Frola respond to Sirelli's comment that it is Ponza who bars her from seeing her daughter in Act 1, Scene 4?
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