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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What scientific theory is addressed in Act 1?
(a) Humans evolved from sea creatures
(b) Humans evolved from desert creatures
(c) Humans evolved in the jungle
(d) Humans have limited evolution capabilities
2. What does Charlie's actions do to his relationship with Nancy?
(a) Brings her closer
(b) Delights her
(c) Angers her
(d) Alienates her
3. What does Charlie think the creatures must be a result of?
(a) Having eaten rancid liver paster for lunch
(b) Having salt water in their eyes
(c) Drinking too much wine
(d) A punishment for a faulty marriage
4. What does Nancy and Charlie hope their act will communicate to the lizards as they approach?
5. What kind of man has Charlie become?
(a) A self-made genius
(b) A role-player
(c) An expert
(d) An academic
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the author view the events of the 1970s?
2. What is Charlie in the mood for after lunch?
3. What did the changes of the 1970s provide women with?
4. Where does the setting open in Act 1?
5. How does Nancy feel about the sound that interrupts the couple?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Sarah reveal to Nancy about her eggs?
2. What happens when Leslie cannot concede complete loyalty to Sarah?
3. Explain how the lizards agree to stay on land and not return to the sea?
4. How do Nancy and Charlie react to the sound of a jet overhead interrupting their conversation?
5. What does Charlie ask Sarah at the end of the play?
6. As the humans and lizards grow weary of having to explain themselves to each other, what does Nancy take the opportunity to do?
7. What does Charlie discuss with the lizards after they tell him why they left their home in the sea?
8. Describe how the humans communicate effectively with the lizards.
9. What does Charlie immediately blame the existence of the lizards on?
10. How does Charlie react to Nancy's demonstration of submission to the lizards?
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