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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do each couple engage in communication as a result of their failed first attempt?
(a) They use a computer
(b) Written communication
(c) Physical communication
(d) They try to translate
2. What is the primary theme of Act 2?
3. What sounds appealing to Sarah during the discussion on exclusivity?
(a) Having a strong partner
(b) Having a handsome partner
(c) Having a rich partner
(d) Having a faithful partner
4. Who does Nancy speak to first?
5. What does Leslie ask is the purpose of, when referring to Charlie?
(a) His fingers
(b) His clothes
(c) His hair
(d) His shoes
6. What does the human couple offer the lizard couple at the end of Act 2?
7. What has Sarah never seen before?
8. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
(a) Issues of lesser consequence
(b) Issues of domesticity and child-rearing
(c) Issues of friendship
(d) Issues of business and law
9. How does Charlie feel about having to explain so much to the lizards?
10. What does Nancy want so desperately that she will entertain a friendship from another species?
11. How does Nancy feel about her husband's insensitivity when he asks Sarah personal questions?
12. Because Charlie is not willing to let a male of any species view his wife's breasts, what does he do?
(a) Charlie thwarts Leslie's view
(b) Charlie covers Leslie eyes with his hands
(c) Charlie attacks Leslie
(d) Charlie covers up his wife
13. What flies overhead as the men are arguing?
(a) A flock of seagulls
(b) A kite
(c) A jet
(d) A hot air balloon
14. Why is communication frustrating between the lizards and the humans?
(a) Because Nancy is talking to much
(b) Because Leslie is shy
(c) Because of the language problem
(d) Because Charlie isn't talking
15. What does the play Seascape bring together in a literary masterpiece?
(a) Reality and science
(b) Fantasy and reality
(c) Reality and reproduction
(d) Fantasy and science
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Charlie try to explain to Leslie is the difference between their search for a mate?
2. How does Charlie feel after he understands that the lizards do not understand him and his discussion on change?
3. In addition to progress, evolution, and the Women's Movement, what does Albee also touch on in Seascape?
4. What do the lizards find so intriguing about human reproduction?
5. Which combination of lizards and humans are comfortable with each other right away?
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