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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do Charlie and Nancy react to the actions of the lizards as they first approach them in a submissive position?
(a) They begin to cry
(b) They don't move
(c) Charlie and Nancy scream for their life
(d) They get up and run
2. What does Nancy say that Charlie believes himself and Nancy to be?
3. What has Sarah never seen before?
4. Which combination of lizards and humans are uncertain of each other right away?
(a) Charlie and Sarah
(b) Leslie and Nancy
(c) Charlie and Leslie
(d) Nancy and Sarah
5. What are Nancy and Charlie trying to attempt by using physical communication?
(a) To communicate an understanding of friendship
(b) To communicate a need for protection
(c) To communicate business
(d) To communicate humans are not aggressive
6. What does Charlie try to explain to Leslie is the difference between their search for a mate?
(a) Lizards look for love
(b) Humans are immature
(c) Humans look for love
(d) Lizards are more simple
7. How does Charlie feel as the lizards approach?
(a) He is in a catatonic state
(b) He is in a state of panic
(c) He is in a state of awe
(d) He is in a state of delight
8. What does the human couple offer the lizard couple at the end of Act 2?
9. What do the lizards first do to Charlie and Nancy?
(a) They poke them
(b) They walk past them
(c) They punch them
(d) They attack them
10. How is Leslie and Sarah's coupling different from Charlie and Nancy?
(a) It was instinctive
(b) It was spontaneous
(c) It was aggressive
(d) It was arranged
11. What is the author's purpose of the play?
(a) To explore sex and love
(b) To explore procreation and child-rearing
(c) To explore evolution and progress
(d) To explore reptilian life on earth
12. What do the lizards decide to do after Leslie attacks Charlie for making her cry?
(a) Declare revenge on the humans
(b) Stay on land
(c) Never speak to the humans again
(d) Return to their home
13. What does Sarah begin to do now that she is angry?
(a) Sarah cries
(b) Sarah runs to Leslie for support
(c) Sarah runs away
(d) Sarah throws a punch
14. Who does Charlie engage in a conversation with after Nancy begins to speak?
(c) Charlie interrupts Nancy
15. What do the seagulls overhead represent?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is exposed as a result of explaining why humans don't walk around naked?
2. In addition to progress, evolution, and the Women's Movement, what does Albee also touch on in Seascape?
3. What person/place/thing does Charlie compare Leslie to?
4. How does Nancy feel about her husband's insensitivity when he asks Sarah personal questions?
5. What begins to happen as the lizards and the humans interact and try to understand each other better?
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