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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Sara and Pfeni do to Gorgeous at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) They berate her for being so focused on material things.
(b) They play a clapping game with her.
(c) They beg her to move to London.
(d) They playfully tickle her.
2. In Act 2, Scene 1, the sisters Rosensweig confront each other. What does Gorgeous say both sisters think about Gorgeous?
(a) They think she manipulates people.
(b) They are jealous of her marriage and career.
(c) They are jealous she is the gorgeous one.
(d) They never liked her husband.
3. Why does Geoffrey say he prefers pop music to Shakespeare?
(a) Pop music is more accessible.
(b) Pop music is easier to memorize.
(c) Pop music is what he grew up with.
(d) Pop music is hummable.
4. What does Pfeni say about herself as a daughter?
(a) She was devoted.
(b) She was less than ideal.
(c) She was the perfect obedient daughter.
(d) She was invisible to her mother.
5. Who is first to comfort Pfeni after her break-up in Act 2, Scene 2?
(c) Tess and Tom.
6. What is the second of Geoffrey's realizations about himself?
(a) He is ready to move to New York.
(b) He is more interested in being celibate than being with Pfeni.
(c) He wants to be a pop singer.
(d) He is more interested in men than women.
7. After their night together, who does Sara say would be a better match for Merv?
8. What does Geoffrey say about so many of his friends as he speaks to Pfeni at the opening of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) They lived anonymously.
(b) They died unfulfilled.
(c) They died of broken hearts.
(d) They lived life to the fullest.
9. What literary work is referred to in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) A novel by the Jewish writer Chaim Potok.
(b) The play Hamlet.
(c) The play Three Sisters.
(d) The play Hedda Gabler.
10. What does Gorgeous say Sara should do in the role each of them play as three sisters?
(a) She should assume the role of the advice-giver.
(b) She should assume the mothering role.
(c) She should assume the role of the "fun" one.
(d) She should assume the role of the carefree traveler and see the world.
11. What does Sara do when Pfeni takes her hand, the morning after the party?
(a) She cries.
(b) She breaks into song.
(c) She gives her sister a fierce hug.
(d) She pulls it away.
12. What does Gorgeous imply about her marriage in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Her husband may be insane.
(b) Her husband may be hiding his assets.
(c) Her husband may be having an affair.
(d) Her husband may be gay.
13. What happens when Gorgeous tries to leave Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) She trips.
(b) She breaks the heel on her shoe.
(c) She breaks into the song Geoffrey and Pfeni were listening to at the beginning of the scene.
(d) She starts sobbing.
14. When Gorgeous enters Act 2, Scene 2, what does she say she is tired of?
(a) Her radio job.
(b) Her sisters judging her.
(c) Keeping up her appearances.
(d) London--she is ready to go home.
15. What does Geoffrey say about Pfeni and her work?
(a) That he thinks she is not working up to her potential.
(b) That it reminds him of the pop songs they are listening to.
(c) That it is too important to her and thus means she does not spend enough time with him.
(d) That he believes in her.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Gorgeous is alone with Pfeni during Act 2, Scene 1, what does she say about Geoffrey?
2. What do Tom and Tess say they have to do as they leave Act 1, Scene 4?
3. How does Merv say he knew the friend that he and Sara have in common?
4. What is the name of the friend Merv and Sara have in common?
5. What is Geoffrey's post-dinner story about?
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