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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the Man discover happened to him after he stops meditating?
(a) He no longer can see.
(b) He is cut and bleeding under his chin.
(c) He has lost all his money.
(d) His hearing has gone.
2. What does the Man say the Woman has transformed?
(a) The world.
(b) His heart.
(c) Herself and the world in his eyes.
(d) His motivations for living.
3. What reason does the Woman tell the man to stop telling a story about his friend?
(a) He is lying.
(b) He is a terrible storyteller.
(c) He cannot get rid of her that easily.
(d) She is ill from hearing it.
4. What does the Man hear in the sixth scene?
(a) A flute.
(b) The wind.
(c) A bird.
(d) A storm.
5. What does the Woman want the Man to do with the sword when she is scared in Scene 8?
(a) Throw it in the river.
(b) Put it away.
(c) Kill her with it.
(d) Give it to her.
6. How does the Man describe the Woman's appearance in the eighth scene?
(a) Nothing special.
7. What is the Man's response when the Woman offers to play the flute for him in Scene 7?
(a) He wants to hear a different song.
(b) He enjoys it.
(c) He does not want to be soothed like a baby.
(d) He hates the sound and gets angry.
8. What does the Woman ask the Man to do in the last scene, which he refuses?
(a) To give her his sword.
(b) To stay with her.
(c) To give her money.
(d) To kill her husband.
9. What does the Woman understand the Man's confession to mean?
(a) He came to kill her.
(b) He was lying and was a theif.
(c) He was playing a joke on her.
(d) He truly loved her.
10. What reason does the Man give for meditating the way he does?
(a) His friend told him it develops concentration.
(b) He learned it in a dream.
(c) He has always done it that way.
(d) His father taught him the technique.
11. What does the Woman first say of her knowledge with a sword?
(a) She knows nothing.
(b) She has learned much from her brother.
(c) She knows how to defend herself.
(d) She is an expert.
12. What does the Man get rid of for the Woman in Scene 5?
(a) A dead rat.
(b) A dead tree.
(c) The stain on her floor.
(d) A noisey bird.
13. What is the appearance of the Woman at the end of the play?
(a) She is standing with her back turned.
(b) She is under the blankets.
(c) She is stabbed with the sword.
(d) She is hanging from her own noose.
14. What does the Woman do to stop the Man from meditating?
(a) Makes a lot of noise.
(b) Calls him in for dinner.
(c) Pulls the sword out from under him.
(d) Pretends to faint.
15. When the Man looks through the screen at night in Scene 6, what does he see?
(a) The Woman.
(b) A family of deer.
(d) The full moon.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the Man kill with his sword?
2. What is different about the flower in the sixth scene?
3. What does the Man pick up at the end of the final scene?
4. What does the Woman accuse the Man of believing in the last scene?
5. What does the Man say the Woman can listen to in Scene 5?
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