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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When the sisters Rosensweig open the wine, what do they toast to?
(a) Their mother.
(d) New beginnings.
2. What does Merv say about his feelings for his late wife during Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) He said he married her for money.
(b) He said he loved her until she cheated on him.
(c) He said he despised her.
(d) He says he loved her.
3. What does Sara do after Merv leaves in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) She speaks to the ghost of her mother.
(b) She dances to Frank Sinatra music.
(c) She listens to the choir recording that Tess was listening to at the very beginning of the play.
(d) She breaks into a song from Geoffrey's play.
4. How does Merv respond to Sara regarding her assessment of their compatibility the morning after their night together?
(a) He says she feels he needs someone more Jewish, more American, and more outspoken.
(b) He says she feels he needs a woman willing to cater to his needs.
(c) He says she thinks he needs someone much more like his wife.
(d) He says she thinks he needs a meek woman.
5. What is the second of Geoffrey's realizations about himself in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) He wants to be a pop singer.
(b) He is ready to move to New York.
(c) He is more interested in men than women.
(d) He is more interested in being celibate than being with Pfeni.
6. What does Gorgeous say about her husband's employment in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) He is contemplating retirement.
(b) He lost his law firm job.
(c) He lost his banking job.
(d) He is moving to London to take a new job.
7. What does Sara say about her and Merv when she enters Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) They are totally compatible.
(b) They are making plans for the future.
(c) There is no possible future.
(d) They had a terrible fight.
8. What does Sara accuse Gorgeous of in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Acting like a brat.
(b) Acting like their mother.
(c) Acting like a foolish gossip.
(d) Acting like a child.
9. What is the subtext or implied by Geoffrey's comment about his friends' lives in Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Freedom of religion.
(b) The Civil Rights Act.
(c) Existential philosophy.
(d) The AIDS crisis.
10. What do Tess and Tom reveal during Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) They heard Sara and Merv arguing.
(b) They saw Sara and Merv dancing together.
(c) They they think Sara is having a nervous breakdown.
(d) They don't trust Merv in the slightest.
11. What does Pfeni say about herself as a daughter during Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) She was less than ideal.
(b) She was devoted.
(c) She was invisible to her mother.
(d) She was the perfect obedient daughter.
12. When Gorgeous enters Act 2, Scene 2, what does she say she is tired of?
(a) London--she is ready to go home.
(b) Her sisters judging her.
(c) Keeping up her appearances.
(d) Her radio job.
13. In Act 2, Scene 2, what is the first of Geoffrey's realizations about himself?
(a) He is happiest working in the theatre.
(b) He loves leading bus tours.
(c) He is angry about his childhood.
(d) He is secretly attracted to Gorgeous.
14. At the close of Act 2, Scene 2, what do the sisters say they look forward to talking about in the future over tea?
(a) Their pasts.
15. When Sara appears at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 1, what do the others do, referring to Merv?
(a) They give her a standing ovation.
(b) They tease her.
(c) They tell her they think it's a poor match.
(d) They pull her aside and ask for details.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do Geoffrey and Pfeni say they have to go when they leave Act 1, Scene 4?
2. What is Sara's self-assessment on the morning after her night with Merv?
3. What does Sara refuse to do for Merv as they exit Act 1, Scene 4?
4. What does Gorgeous imply about her marriage in Act 2, Scene 2?
5. What do Tess and Sara argue about during Act 1, Scene 4?
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