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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Charles handle his business dealings?
(a) Graciously but dishonestly.
(b) Rudely and dishonestly.
(c) Impudently but honestly.
(d) Graciously and honestly.
2. How does Joseph respond to Sir Oliver's request for money?
(a) He laughs and refuses.
(b) He kicks Sir Oliver out of his house.
(c) He agrees and pulls out his wallet.
(d) He claims he has none to give.
3. Based on the surroundings within his house, what type of money handler does Charles Surface appear to be?
(a) He is able to handle it in a conservative manner with the help of his accountant.
(b) He does not handle money well. He is a spendthrift.
(c) Charles is a tight-fisted fellow who does not part with his money frivolously.
(d) Charles Surface does not have any money to handle.
4. Who is Sir Oliver disguised as in Act 5, Scene 1?
(a) Mr. Moses.
(b) Mr. Premium.
(c) Sir Peter.
5. What portrait does Sir Oliver offer to buy?
(a) The portrait of Charles's father.
(b) The portrait of Sir Oliver.
(c) The portrait of Joseph.
(d) The portrait of Charles.
6. What name, other than his own is used to announce the arrival of Sir Oliver?
(a) Mr. Premium.
(b) Stanley Surface.
(c) Woodrow Phelps.
(d) Mr. Waters.
7. What do the men in Act 3, Scene 3 sing?
(b) They do not sing.
(c) The national anthem.
(d) Bawdy songs.
8. What does Sir Oliver show himself to be good at doing?
(a) Fixing a hearty breakfast.
(b) Judging character.
(c) Keeping a secret.
(d) Playing bridge.
9. How much does Charles offer to sell the remainder of his family portraits for?
(a) 300 schillings.
(b) 400 dollars.
(c) 400 pounds.
(d) 300 pounds.
10. Sir Oliver feels that Charles could have placated his creditors by doing which of the following?
(a) Writing them an "Intent to Pay" letter.
(b) Borrowing money from Maria.
(c) Paying them with the money that he gave to Stanley.
(d) Making payment arrangements.
11. Whose home life takes a turn for the better as Act 5, Scene 2 comes to an end?
(a) Sir Peter's.
(b) Mrs. Candour's.
(c) Benjamin Backbite's.
12. How is Charles Surface known to handle his business dealings?
(a) In a very honest and straightforward way.
(b) In a calculating and devious way.
(c) In a timely and error-free way.
(d) In a flippant and careless way.
13. What does Charles have left out of the family heirlooms?
(b) The family portraits.
(d) The house.
14. What does Sir Oliver decide to do in Act 4, Scene 2?
(a) Pay off Charles's debts himself.
(b) Have an affair with Lady Teazle.
(c) Disinherit Charles.
(d) Marry Maria.
15. How will the security for the request made in Act 3, Scene 2 be obtained?
(a) It is impossible to obtain.
(b) They will be stolen.
(c) It will be purchased with the money.
(d) No security is needed.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are Charles' creditors willing to wait to do?
2. Which portrait does Charles refuse to sell?
3. What does Sir Peter do when he spots Mrs. Candour, Lady Sneerwell, Backbite, and Crabtree at his house?
4. In Act 5, Scene 1, what does Joseph say about Sir Oliver?
5. Why does Lady Teazle go to Joseph's house in Act 4, Scene 3?
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