|Name: _________________________||Period: ___________________|
This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Based on the surroundings within his house, what type of money handler does Charles Surface appear to be?
(a) He does not handle money well. He is a spendthrift.
(b) He is able to handle it in a conservative manner with the help of his accountant.
(c) Charles Surface does not have any money to handle.
(d) Charles is a tight-fisted fellow who does not part with his money frivolously.
2. How does Sir Oliver see Charles to be beneath the surface during and after the portrait auction?
3. Who is Sir Oliver pretending to be at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Mr. Moses.
(c) Sir Peter.
(d) Mr. Premium.
4. What does Lady Teazle want Sir Peter to do as Act 4, Scene 3 comes to an end?
(a) Forgive her for her actions, and take her back.
(b) Take her to a French millinery to buy herself a new hat.
(c) Join her for a gossiping session at Lady Sneerwell's.
(d) Apologize to Joseph for barging in on him.
5. Why are Mrs. Candour, Lady Sneerwell, Backbite, and Crabtree surprised to see Sir Peter walk into his home?
(a) They thought that he was supposed to be in China
(b) They thought that he had broken his leg.
(c) They thought he had been wounded, and at death's door.
(d) They thought that he and Lady Teazle were in Wales.
6. What does Sir Oliver show himself to be good at doing?
(a) Playing bridge.
(b) Judging character.
(c) Keeping a secret.
(d) Fixing a hearty breakfast.
7. What is Sir Oliver convinced of at the end of Act 4, Scene 1?
(a) Charles has some worth.
(b) Charles is worthless.
(c) Joseph has some worth.
(d) Joseph is worthless.
8. Who is Trip?
(a) Trip is Maria's cousin.
(b) Trip is the local baker.
(c) Trip is Charles Surface's butler.
(d) Trip is the schoolmaster.
9. Who is Sir Peter mistaken for by Mrs. Candour, Lady Sneerwell, Backbite, and Crabtree as he walks into his house?
(a) Lady Teazle's brother, Phillip.
(b) A physician.
(c) Sir Peter's brother, Henry.
(d) A messenger.
10. What does Sir Peter see protruding from behind the screen in Joseph's room?
(a) A pair of men's boots.
(b) A chef's hat.
(c) A lady's petticoat.
(d) A lady's parasol.
11. Who enters at the end of Act 4, Scene 1?
(c) Sir Peter.
12. Who buys some of Charles Surface's goods right away before anyone else even has an opportunity to look at them?
(a) Mrs. Candour.
(d) Sir Oliver.
13. Who accompanies Snake to Joseph's house?
(a) Mr. Moses.
(c) Lady Sneerwell.
(d) Miss Clackitt.
14. Who is Sir Peter aiming to eavesdrop on?
(b) Charles Surface.
(c) Joseph Surface.
15. In essence, what does Trip offer Mr. Moses?
(a) Some sound, practical advice about how to earn respect in the township.
(b) Some stolen goods in the form of clothes that belong to Charles.
(c) His unsolicited opinion on Renaissance art.
(d) A world of information on how to eat well for very little money.
Short Answer Questions
1. What opportunity does Sir Oliver see in Charles's plan?
2. As Act 3, Scene 3 begins, who is sitting at the table with Charles Surface?
3. Who arrives at Joseph's house at the beginning of Act 5, Scene 1?
4. What is Sir Oliver's impression of Charles as he leaves his home following the portrait auction?
5. In Act 4, Scene 3, we find Lady Teazle and Joseph at Joseph's house. Aside from attempting to consummate their affair, what is the pair doing?
This section contains 615 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)