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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the lizards first do to Charlie and Nancy?
(a) They attack them
(b) They walk past them
(c) They poke them
(d) They punch them
2. What do the lizards think about the gestation period of human reproduction?
(a) It's short
(b) It's unnecessary
(c) It's uncomfortable
(d) It's long
3. What is the primary theme of Act 2?
4. What do the lizards find so intriguing about human reproduction?
(a) The amount of humans produced at one time
(b) The size of the mother pregnant
(c) The size of the human born
(d) The ability to have twins
5. What position are Nancy and Charlie in when Act 2 opens?
(a) They have left the beach
(b) Playful positions
(c) Ideal positions
(d) Submissive positions
6. What does Leslie do to Charlie in an effort to elicit a response from him?
(a) Leslie spits on Charlie
(b) Leslie tries to lift Charlie up
(c) Leslie pokes Charlie hard
(d) Leslie kicks Charlie hard
7. What does Nancy take the opportunity to do now that Charlie is explaining underwater machinery?
(a) She tells the lizards Charlie is lazy
(b) She talks about how she wants an adventure
(c) She brings up his childhood dream
(d) She brings up the liver paste sandwiches
8. Why does the lizard couple appear to have better communication with each other?
(a) They rely on physical communication
(b) They rely on attraction
(c) They rely on language
(d) They rely on instinct
9. What can Leslie not concede to regarding exclusivity?
(a) Complete companionship
(b) Complete protection
(c) Complete loyalty
(d) Complete love
10. What prize did Edward Albee win for the play, Seascape?
(a) The Newberry
(b) The PEN Award
(c) The Pulitzer
(d) The Man Book Prize
11. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
(a) Issues of domesticity and child-rearing
(b) Issues of lesser consequence
(c) Issues of business and law
(d) Issues of friendship
12. How does Charlie react to Nancy telling the lizards about Charlie's hearts desire?
(a) He is infuriated and embarrased
(b) He is joyful and anticipatory
(c) He is happy and open
(d) He is sad and depressed
13. What is the name of the female lizard?
14. How does Charlie feel as the lizards approach?
(a) He is in a state of awe
(b) He is in a state of delight
(c) He is in a state of panic
(d) He is in a catatonic state
15. What person/place/thing does Charlie compare Leslie to?
(a) An ape
(b) A fish
(c) A turtle
(d) A dolphin
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Charlie bring up as the lizards explain about their feelings for leaving the sea?
2. Charlie's reaction to the lizards can be best described as true to this quality of his personalty.
3. How do the stilted efforts to communicate between the lizards and the humans make Charlie feel?
4. What does Nancy urge her husband to do?
5. How does Charlie feel about having to explain so much to the lizards?
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