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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does that author want the audience to pay the most attention to?
(a) Important domestic issues
(b) Important reproductive issues
(c) Important biological issues
(d) Important social issues
2. What do the lizards ask Charlie after he discusses the theory of evolution?
(a) If change is their destiny
(b) If change happens to everyone
(c) If change is fast
(d) If change is good
3. How does Charlie react to Nancy telling the lizards about Charlie's hearts desire?
(a) He is happy and open
(b) He is joyful and anticipatory
(c) He is sad and depressed
(d) He is infuriated and embarrased
4. How do the lizards feel about their unrest?
(a) They know they don't like the sea
(b) They know something has changed
(c) They are eager to start over
(d) They are happy and joyful
5. What does the human couple offer the lizard couple at the end of Act 2?
6. Who calms the men down?
(c) The men concede on their own
(d) The two women together
7. What does Sarah begin to do now that she is angry?
(a) Sarah runs to Leslie for support
(b) Sarah throws a punch
(c) Sarah cries
(d) Sarah runs away
8. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
(a) Issues of friendship
(b) Issues of business and law
(c) Issues of domesticity and child-rearing
(d) Issues of lesser consequence
9. What position are Nancy and Charlie in when Act 2 opens?
(a) Playful positions
(b) Submissive positions
(c) Ideal positions
(d) They have left the beach
10. What do the lizards decide to do after Leslie attacks Charlie for making her cry?
(a) Return to their home
(b) Declare revenge on the humans
(c) Never speak to the humans again
(d) Stay on land
11. What does Nancy do to continue to communicate with the lizards?
(a) She changes the subject
(b) She tries to get them to swim
(c) She changes her clothes
(d) She tries to teach them to dance
12. What is the author's purpose of the play?
(a) To explore evolution and progress
(b) To explore sex and love
(c) To explore procreation and child-rearing
(d) To explore reptilian life on earth
13. What do Leslie and Sarah decide they will do?
(a) Leslie and Sarah walk away
(b) Leslie and Sarah need to think it over
(c) Leslie and Sarah decide to stay
(d) Leslie and Sarah decide to leave
14. How do the lizards act when Nancy explains human reproduction?
15. What concept confuses Leslie and Sarah and threatens to create a problem?
Short Answer Questions
1. What sounds appealing to Sarah during the discussion on exclusivity?
2. What flies overhead as the men are arguing?
3. What does the play Seascape bring together in a literary masterpiece?
4. What does Charlie try to explain as the lizards are frightened by the overhead noise?
5. What does Nancy crave as her life's potential?
This section contains 504 words
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