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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. Who does Signora Frola say was taken to a sanitarium in Act 1, Scene 6?
(a) Her daughter.
(c) Her son.
2. What goes up and down between Signora Frola and her daughter by ropes?
3. What does Laudisi suggest as a reason the mother-in-law and her daughter live apart?
(c) Incapatability of character.
4. Who does Ponza never bring to Signora Frola's apartment?
(a) Her sister.
(b) Her brother.
(c) Her daughter.
(d) Her friends.
5. Who says, "Or do you think the old lady should have asked your permission? Just because your father is above her son-in-law?"
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is above Ponza at his office?
2. How many times does Dina say that she and Amalia have attempted to visit Senora Frola?
3. Which character asks Signora Frola if she climbs all the stairs twice a day in Act 1 Scene 4?
4. How many relatives does Signora Frola say they lost in the disaster?
5. Who is Agazzi's daughter?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does Signora Frola explain her daughter's behavior in Act 1, Scene 4?
2. Where did Centuri see the Prefect in Act 2, Scene 2? What does Agazzi say?
3. How does Ponza react to the Prefect's suggestion? What is the Prefect's response?
4. What about the documents makes them unreliable?
5. What does Laudisi say must be justified in the complaint the women have in Act 1, Scene 1? What is their response?
6. What does Ponza ask of the Prefect as a condition that he present his wife? Why?
7. What is the plan Agazzi devises to bring Ponza and his mother-in-law together in Act 2, Scene 2?
8. What does Laudisi suggest about the mother-in-law and Ponza in Act 1, Scene 1? How do the women respond?
9. What is Ponza's story of the situation in Act 1, Scene 5? What does Signora Frola believe in his story?
10. What does Dina say, granting that Ponza's choice of living space wasn't intentional?
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