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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to Nancy and Charlie, when do humans stop child rearing?
(a) When a chid is prepared to take care of themselves
(b) When a child has another child
(c) It's a lifelong commitment
(d) When a child is married
2. What simple act is even challenging between the lizards and the humans?
(a) Shaking hands
(b) Making a sand castle
3. What does Nancy do to continue to communicate with the lizards?
(a) She tries to get them to swim
(b) She changes the subject
(c) She changes her clothes
(d) She tries to teach them to dance
4. How does Charlie feel as the lizards approach?
(a) He is in a catatonic state
(b) He is in a state of awe
(c) He is in a state of panic
(d) He is in a state of delight
5. After the discussion of love, what does the topic turn to?
6. Where does Sarah want to go after Charlie has upset her?
(a) Return to the sea
(b) Into the waves
(c) Behind the rock
(d) Rest on the sand
7. What does the play Seascape bring together in a literary masterpiece?
(a) Reality and science
(b) Fantasy and science
(c) Reality and reproduction
(d) Fantasy and reality
8. What can Leslie not concede to regarding exclusivity?
(a) Complete loyalty
(b) Complete protection
(c) Complete companionship
(d) Complete love
9. 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
10. In addition to progress, evolution, and the Women's Movement, what does Albee also touch on in Seascape?
(a) Domestic violence
(b) Global warming
(c) Environmental issues
(d) The drop out rate
11. What does Nancy assure Charlie about the lizards?
(a) They are harmless
(b) They are smaller than she thought
(c) They are docile
(d) They have no teeth
12. What are the lizards unable to grasp?
(a) The concept of emotions
(b) The concept of pregnancy
(c) The concept of divorce
(d) The concept of marriage
13. What is the author's purpose of the play?
(a) To explore sex and love
(b) To explore reptilian life on earth
(c) To explore procreation and child-rearing
(d) To explore evolution and progress
14. What are Leslie and Sarah in the process of without even knowing it?
(a) The process of decline
(b) The process of progress
(c) The process of reproduction
(d) The process of evolution
15. What do the lizards ask Charlie after he discusses the theory of evolution?
(a) If change happens to everyone
(b) If change is fast
(c) If change is good
(d) If change is their destiny
Short Answer Questions
1. Who does Charlie say is inside planes and underwater in machines?
2. Because Charlie is not willing to let a male of any species view his wife's breasts, what does he do?
3. What does Leslie do to Charlie in an effort to elicit a response from him?
4. What does Charlie try to explain as the lizards are frightened by the overhead noise?
5. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
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