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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 says that she's herself and that's that?
(a) Signora Sirella.
(b) Signora Ponza.
(d) Signora Agazzi.
2. Who calls Ponza's behavior cruelty in Act 1, Scene 4?
(b) Signora Ponza.
(d) Signora Frola.
3. What did Ponza say upon answering the door to Amalia?
(a) I love you.
(d) Leave us.
4. Where is the village the Ponzas are from?
5. Who insists everyone be seated before the guests arrive?
(b) The Butler.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is notable about the courtyard at the building where Ponza lives?
2. What did Ponza stand there waiting for Amalia to do, according to them in Act 1, Scene 2?
3. What does Ponza say happened to Signora Frola's daughter?
4. How many times does Dina say that she and Amalia have attempted to visit Senora Frola?
5. What does Dina compare to the Ponza's strange behavior?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Agazzi tell the Prefect in Act 1, Scene 2? What was the Prefect's response?
2. How does Amalia explain the living situation of the Ponzas?
3. What does Laudisi say the townspeople are doing to themselves in Act 1, Scene 2? What is his ongoing point throughout the play, as he says it in this scene?
4. What does the Prefect say Ponza asked him to do? What does this prove in his opinion?
5. What exposition is provided by the gossip in Act 1, Scene 2 regarding the Ponzis' past?
6. What does Dina tell the women in Act 2, Scene 4 regarding Signora Frola? What have they seen?
7. How does Signora Frola say she communicates with her daughter? How do they feel about this arrangement?
8. What does Amalia suggest about the daughter and the mother-in-law in Act 1, Scene 1? How does Laudisi reply?
9. How does Signora Frola respond to Ponza in Act 2, Scene 8? What do the women do?
10. How does Signora Cini react to Laudisi's teasing in Act 2, Scene 3? What does he tell her is sure?
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