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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the landlord say about available accommodations?
(a) He says they can sit down and put their heads on a table.
(b) He says there is only one bed with three men in it already.
(c) He says they can have the bridal suite.
(d) He says they are welcome to sleep in the barn.

2. What names has Mr. Hardcastle been calling Tony for almost a year?
(a) Fat and sassy.
(b) Dumb and dirty.
(c) Whelp and hound.
(d) Pigeon lover and turkey neck.

3. Who does Constance say Marlow is?
(a) A royal in line for the throne.
(b) The most intimate friend of her admirer, Mr. Hastings.
(c) The most eligable bachelor in London.
(d) The son of her father's dearest friend.

4. What has been established for Hastings in Act 3?
(a) That he is in Hardcastle's house and not an inn.
(b) That Constance will forget her jewels and elope with Hastings.
(c) That Tony Lumpkin had nothing to do with the joke.
(d) That Marlow is madly in love with Kate.

5. Before offering to give directions to Marlow and Hastings, what does Tony want to know?
(a) If they need to see Hardcastle right away.
(b) If they have an invitation to the Hardcastle mansion.
(c) If they have servants traveling with them.
(d) If they know where they are and how they got there.

6. How is the scene in the Three Pigeons a satire on sentimental comedy?
(a) The dialogue is high toned.
(b) The characters are all commoners and not genteel.
(c) The characters serve as a chorus as in Greek comedy.
(d) The sentiments are only on drinking.

7. Giving up on following Tony's directions, what does Marlow do?
(a) He tells Hastings that this is why he never stopped to ask directions.
(b) He suggests they return to London.
(c) He asks the landlord for a room for the night.
(d) He says they can sleep in the carriage.

8. Of what does Marlow envy Hastings?
(a) His ability to captivate any woman.
(b) His wealth and title.
(c) His skill at writing love poems.
(d) His ability to play the lute and sing.

9. What does Mr. Hardcastle tell his wife when she suggests that Tony is consumptive.
(a) Yes, but he won't see a doctor.
(b) No, my dear, he's just in love.
(c) Yes, if growing fat is one of the symptoms.
(d) No, wife, his clothes are too large for him.

10. What does Tony urge his mother to tell Constance about the jewels?
(a) That she will give them to her when she marries Tony.
(b) That she sold them and the money is spent.
(c) That she had them appraised and they are all fake.
(d) That they are lost and he will bear witness.

11. Why is Tony suddenly brave enough to play a prank on Hardcastle and his guests.
(a) His mother will defend him.
(b) He has grown much larger than Hardcastle.
(c) He is soon to come into his inheritance.
(d) He is leaving for Europe soon.

12. What does Tony say his mother would part with before she gave up the jewels?
(a) Her favorite son.
(b) The last sound tooth in her head.
(c) Her husband, Mr. Hardcastle.
(d) Her latest Paris fashions.

13. What is the one area of agreement between Kate and Mr. Hardcastle about Marlow?
(a) They think they can change him to be a respectable gentleman.
(b) Maybe he is just tired from the long trip from London.
(c) He is a man with a split personality.
(d) If he is what they saw of him on first meeting, neither of them will consent to a marriage.

14. What is Tony looking forward to in the near future?
(a) Being presented at court.
(b) Getting even with Kate for standing between him and Constance.
(c) Coming into his inheritance of 1,500 pounds a year.
(d) Going abraod for an extended vacation.

15. What is Marlow's plan for meeting Kate Hardcastle?
(a) Pretend to be a valet servant.
(b) Pretend to be very ill.
(c) Bow low, say yes and no, and not look at her face.
(d) Run away before she comes down.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Mr. Hardcastle attempting to do with his servants?

2. What sort of sales pitch does Mr. Hardcastle make to his daughter?

3. What does Kate say about Marlow?

4. What do Hastings and Marlow believe?

5. What is Marlow's experience with proper young ladies?

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