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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 happens when the mother-in-law pulls the rope?
(a) Sirelli appears.
(b) The Butler leads her inside.
(c) Ponza appears.
(d) Bells ring.
2. What is Agazzi's position?
3. Who does Ponza never bring to Signora Frola's apartment?
(a) Her sister.
(b) Her daughter.
(c) Her brother.
(d) Her friends.
4. Who says, "As a daughter, I don't claim my mother would climb ninety or a hundred stairs for me, but I wouldn't be satisfied with seeing her, without feeling her near me?"
(b) Signora Frola.
(d) Signora Ponza.
5. What does Sirelli call Ponza in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) A goat.
(b) A boor.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A gold-mine.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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?"
2. Who has Agazzi run to in Act 1, Scene 1?
3. Who is Ponza always seen with?
4. What does Ponza say happened to Signora Frola's daughter?
5. Who says, "We are talking now, if I understand the matter, of a mother who sees that her daughter neither can nor should stay tied to her as she was before--because now she has a life of her own?"
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Laudisi suggest to Dina about the door in Act 2, Scene 6? Why?
2. How does Signora Sirelli feel about the drama in Act 2, Scene 2? What does she remark on Laudisi?
3. How does Signora Frola explain her daughter's behavior in Act 1, Scene 4?
4. What do Amalia and Dina say regarding Ponza and his mother-in-law's relationship in Act 1, Scene 1?
5. How does Ponza react to the Prefect's suggestion? What is the Prefect's response?
6. What does Laudisi tell the townspeople in Act 1, Scene 2 about the truth of the situation?
7. What does Dina tell the women in Act 2, Scene 4 regarding Signora Frola? What have they seen?
8. What does Laudisi suggest about the Prefect in Act 3?
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 Laudisi suggest everyone accept as the truth? Why?
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