Seascape Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Nancy feel when she sees the creatures?
(a) Afraid
(b) Aghast
(c) Delighted
(d) Aggrivated

2. How does Charlie respond to accusations of infidelity?
(a) There is truth to the issue
(b) There is injustice within the issue
(c) There is no truth to the issue
(d) There is false evidence of the issue

3. Where does Charlie want to retire?
(a) In Florida
(b) On a boat
(c) On a stretch of beach somewhere
(d) In a retirement home

4. What can the combination of opportunity and confusion in the 1970s can best be described as?
(a) Hypocrisy
(b) A double edged sword
(c) An invention by men
(d) A lie

5. What question does Nancy bring up regarding their sex life?
(a) Whether Charlie has had an affair
(b) Whether Charlie is interested in sex
(c) Whether Charlie is a good lover
(d) Whether Charlie is still in love with her

6. Describe Nancy's state of mind when the lizards reappear.
(a) Confused
(b) Crazy
(c) Clear headed
(d) Paralyzed

7. Is Charlie's intention to be hurtful towards his wife?
(a) No
(b) Yes
(c) In some cases
(d) It is unclear

8. What kind of woman has Nancy become?
(a) Bothersome
(b) Bossy
(c) Loving
(d) Independent

9. Is the tension created in her marriage enough to silence Nancy?
(a) Yes
(b) No
(c) In some cases
(d) It is unclear

10. What does Charlie think is imminent?
(a) War
(b) Friendship
(c) Violence
(d) Certain death

11. What sound interrupts Charlie and Nancy's conversation?
(a) Other people talking
(b) A lifeguard rescuing a swimmer
(c) Squaking seagulls
(d) Jets overhead

12. Who is the author of Seascape?
(a) Edward Albee
(b) Aurthur Miller
(c) Tenessee Williams
(d) Beth Henley

13. What was Charlie's childhood dream?
(a) To be an actor
(b) To swim with dolphins
(c) To run a company
(d) To live underwater

14. Which character does the author favor in shedding light on historical events of the 1970s?
(a) Charlie
(b) The Male Lizard
(c) Nancy
(d) The Female Lizard

15. Where does the setting open in Act 1?
(a) The beach
(b) East Hamptons
(c) The desert
(d) A swimming pool

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Nancy's sarcastic validation of Charlie's merits as a good husband and father lead to?

2. What does Charlie pass off Nancy's idea of his dream as?

3. What does Nancy and Charlie hope their act will communicate to the lizards as they approach?

4. What attribute of Charlie is affected by lying on his back in submission?

5. What does Charlie ask his wife to find in order to defend themselves against the creatures?

(see the answer keys)

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