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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What theme is even stronger in Act 2 than in Act 1?
(d) Child rearing
2. Why does the lizard couple appear to have better communication with each other?
(a) They rely on language
(b) They rely on attraction
(c) They rely on instinct
(d) They rely on physical communication
3. What position are Nancy and Charlie in when Act 2 opens?
(a) They have left the beach
(b) Ideal positions
(c) Submissive positions
(d) Playful positions
4. Why is communication frustrating between the lizards and the humans?
(a) Because Leslie is shy
(b) Because of the language problem
(c) Because Charlie isn't talking
(d) Because Nancy is talking to much
5. What has happened to most of the eggs that Leslie and Sarah have produced?
(a) They've been hatched
(b) They've been injured
(c) They've been eaten or lost
(d) They've been buried in the sand
6. What do Leslie and Sarah determine after their first contact with the humans?
(a) There is no immediate danger
(b) They are very dangerous
(c) They are dead
(d) They may become dangerous
7. What does the author want the audience to play the least attention to?
(a) Issues of friendship
(b) Issues of lesser consequence
(c) Issues of business and law
(d) Issues of domesticity and child-rearing
8. What does Nancy assure Charlie about the lizards?
(a) They have no teeth
(b) They are docile
(c) They are smaller than she thought
(d) They are harmless
9. What are Leslie and Sarah in the process of without even knowing it?
(a) The process of progress
(b) The process of evolution
(c) The process of decline
(d) The process of reproduction
10. How do Charlie and Nancy react to the actions of the lizards as they first approach them in a submissive position?
(a) They don't move
(b) They begin to cry
(c) Charlie and Nancy scream for their life
(d) They get up and run
11. What does Nancy explain is the reason that parents keep children besides rearing?
(a) For company
(b) For workers
(c) For love
(d) For money
12. Charlie's reaction to the lizards can be best described as true to this quality of his personalty.
13. After the discussion of love, what does the topic turn to?
14. What do the lizards decide to do after Leslie attacks Charlie for making her cry?
(a) Declare revenge on the humans
(b) Stay on land
(c) Return to their home
(d) Never speak to the humans again
15. How does Nancy feel about her husband's insensitivity when he asks Sarah personal questions?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nancy explain to Sarah as she looks up to the sky?
2. What does Nancy urge her husband to do?
3. What do Charlie and Nancy mostly do to each other throughout the entire Act 2?
4. Nancy's reaction to the lizards can be best described as true to this quality of her personality.
5. What does Leslie do to Charlie in an effort to elicit a response from him?
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