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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Henry's old name that two of his teachers called him, is what?
(a) Lucifer.
(b) Cain.
(c) Abel.
(d) Noah.

2. Sabina won a beauty contest judged by whom?
(a) Mr. Antrobus.
(b) The society.
(c) Homer.
(d) Judge Moses.

3. What food does Sabina make to feed the refugees?
(a) Hamburgers.
(b) Pancakes.
(c) Sandwiches.
(d) Hot dogs.

4. Mr. Antrobus is going to be late for dinner because he is busy developing what?
(a) The wheel.
(b) Multiplication tables.
(c) Medicine.
(d) Calculus.

5. What does Mr. Antrobus tell Mrs. Antrobus to do to save them from the cold?
(a) Build a bigger fire.
(b) Discover electric fire.
(c) Invent something that warms everyone.
(d) Burn everything in the house.

6. When Sabina appears at the end of Act 2, Part 1, what is she wearing?
(a) A bathing suit.
(b) A mini skirt.
(c) Lingerie.
(d) A dress.

7. Sabina says that a few years ago, everyone got through what event, "by the skin of our teeth"?
(a) The Ice Age.
(b) The Depression.
(c) The War.
(d) The Earthquake.

8. Mrs. Antrobus lists, among her discoveries, that what is edible?
(a) The onion.
(b) The tomato.
(c) The potato.
(d) The lima bean.

9. What are the occupations of the old women who are refugees?
(a) Music teachers and writers.
(b) Writers and poets.
(c) Music teachers and artists.
(d) Artists and poets.

10. Before the Telegraph Boy can come into the house, Sabina and Mrs. Antrobus do what?
(a) Grab weapons.
(b) Blockade the door.
(c) Clean the house.
(d) Lock the windows.

11. Where does Mrs. Antrobus order Sabina to take Gladys to clean off her makeup?
(a) Hose.
(b) Bathroom.
(c) Kitchen.
(d) Backyard.

12. Mrs. Antrobus orders Henry to cheer up his father by reciting what?
(a) The Constitution.
(b) Poetry.
(c) The times tables.
(d) The inventions his father has created.

13. Sabina implies that Henry hit his older brother with what?
(a) A ball.
(b) A rock.
(c) A lamp.
(d) A knife.

14. Where does Mrs. Antrobus send the children so that she can talk to Mr. Antrobus alone?
(a) The kitchen.
(b) The study.
(c) Their rooms.
(d) The playroom.

15. When Mr. Antrobus tells Mrs. Antrobus that a sign is a storm signal of rain, what does Mrs. Antrobus go to find?
(a) Raincoats.
(b) Bags.
(c) Umbrellas.
(d) Jackets.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many weeks notice does Sabina give Mrs. Antrobus?

2. What is the name of Mrs. Antrobus' other son?

3. Mr. Antrobus, when he is elected president of the international society of mammals, gives a speech celebrating the extinction of what?

4. During the Fortune Teller's speech she heckles the audience about letting what slip away from them?

5. Mr. Antrobus was elected president of the international society of mammals. What division?

(see the answer keys)

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