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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Stanley?
(a) Actually, he is Sir Peter.
(b) Actually, he is Sir Oliver.
(c) Actually, he is Snake.
(d) Actually, he is Crabtree.
2. What does Sir Oliver ask Charles before agreeing to loan him money?
(a) If Charles likes his uncle.
(b) If Charles is engaged to Maria.
(c) If Charles gets money from his uncle.
(d) If Charles has anything he can sell to raise capital on his own.
3. Joseph tells Sir Peter that the woman who is standing behind the screen is which of the following?
(a) Miss Clackitt.
(b) Angela Foster, a seamstress whom he has been seeing.
(c) Not a real person; just a petticoat on a mannequin.
(d) A French milliner whom he has been seeing.
4. What type of objects does Charles Surface have available to sell?
(a) Family heirlooms.
(b) Family portraits.
(c) Fruits and vegetables.
(d) Fine gold jewelry.
5. What is the setting of Act 4, Scene 2?
(a) The auction room.
(b) Sir Peter's house.
(c) Joseph's house.
(d) Charles's parlor.
6. What does Rowley report to Sir Oliver and Mr. Moses?
(a) That Trip is moving to Scotland.
(b) That Lady Sneerwell has been attacked.
(c) That Maria and Charles are engaged.
(d) That Charles has given one hundred pounds to Stanley.
7. Where does Charles sell his family portraits?
(a) Lady Sneerwell's home.
(b) His home.
(c) Crabtree's home.
(d) Sir Peter's home.
8. What is offered to secure the request made in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Clothes from Charles's wardrobe.
(b) A car.
(d) A house.
9. Whose accomplishments does Charles list in Act 4, Scene 1?
(b) Sir Oliver's.
(c) His illustrious forebears'.
10. How much does Sir Oliver offer to pay for the portrait that he is interested in buying?
(a) Over six hundred pounds.
(b) Over one thousand pounds.
(c) Over four hundred pounds.
(d) Over two thousand pounds.
11. In essence, what does Trip offer Mr. Moses?
(a) His unsolicited opinion on Renaissance art.
(b) A world of information on how to eat well for very little money.
(c) Some sound, practical advice about how to earn respect in the township.
(d) Some stolen goods in the form of clothes that belong to Charles.
12. Who does Sir Oliver name as his heir?
(c) Sir Peter.
13. What does Joseph do as Sir Peter and Rowley enter the room in Act 5, Scene 1?
(a) Beats them.
(c) Walks out.
(d) Curses at them.
14. Sir Oliver feels that Charles could have placated his creditors by doing which of the following?
(a) Borrowing money from Maria.
(b) Writing them an "Intent to Pay" letter.
(c) Paying them with the money that he gave to Stanley.
(d) Making payment arrangements.
15. Whose credit is no good in Act 3, Scene 2?
(b) Mr. Moses's.
(c) Sir Oliver's.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why are Mrs. Candour, Lady Sneerwell, Backbite, and Crabtree surprised to see Sir Peter walk into his home?
2. Where are Mrs. Candour, Lady Sneerwell, Backbite, and Crabtree gathered at the beginning of Act 5, Scene 2?
3. How is Charles Surface known to handle his business dealings?
4. Who accompanies Sir Oliver at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 2?
5. What is Charles's purpose for holding an auction?
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