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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the seagulls overhead represent?
2. What does Nancy say that Charlie believes himself and Nancy to be?
3. What do the lizards decide to do after Leslie attacks Charlie for making her cry?
(a) Stay on land
(b) Declare revenge on the humans
(c) Never speak to the humans again
(d) Return to their home
4. What can Leslie not concede to regarding exclusivity?
(a) Complete loyalty
(b) Complete companionship
(c) Complete love
(d) Complete protection
5. What does Nancy take the opportunity to do now that Charlie is explaining underwater machinery?
(a) She talks about how she wants an adventure
(b) She brings up the liver paste sandwiches
(c) She brings up his childhood dream
(d) She tells the lizards Charlie is lazy
6. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
(a) Issues of business and law
(b) Issues of domesticity and child-rearing
(c) Issues of friendship
(d) Issues of lesser consequence
7. What does Charlie think will guarantee a scream out of him?
(a) One sound from Nancy
(b) One poke from the creatures
(c) One loud sound from the creatures
(d) One foot forward from the creatures
8. What has Sarah never seen before?
9. What pertinent questions does Charlie ask Sarah regarding their home and life together?
(a) How she would feel living on land
(b) How she would feel living alone
(c) How she would feel living with the humans
(d) How she would feel if Leslie were to leave
10. How do the lizards act when Nancy explains human reproduction?
11. What concept confuses Leslie and Sarah and threatens to create a problem?
12. What prize did Edward Albee win for the play, Seascape?
(a) The Man Book Prize
(b) The Pulitzer
(c) The PEN Award
(d) The Newberry
13. How do the stilted efforts to communicate between the lizards and the humans make Charlie feel?
14. Why is communication frustrating between the lizards and the humans?
(a) Because Nancy is talking to much
(b) Because of the language problem
(c) Because Charlie isn't talking
(d) Because Leslie is shy
15. What does that author want the audience to pay the most attention to?
(a) Important biological issues
(b) Important reproductive issues
(c) Important social issues
(d) Important domestic issues
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does the lizard couple appear to have better communication with each other?
2. Who does Nancy speak to first?
3. How does Charlie feel about having to explain so much to the lizards?
4. What do Leslie and Sarah decide they will do?
5. What does Nancy explain to Sarah as she looks up to the sky?
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