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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 tell the Woman to do about her music in Scene 5?
(a) Not change a thing.
(b) Practice more so she gets better.
(c) Stop playing.
(d) Play more loudly and with confidence.
2. What is the Man doing when the Woman asks him to join her in the eighth scene?
(a) Doing chores.
(c) Drinking tea.
(d) Practicing with a sword.
3. What does the Man do at the end of the final scene?
(a) Sits and meditates on his life.
(b) Stays with the Woman.
(c) Leaves and never comes back.
(d) Leaves and comes back a few minutes later.
4. After the Man compliments the Woman on her flute playing, how often does the Woman say she will play her music?
(a) Every night.
(b) Never again.
(c) All day.
(d) Once a week.
5. What is the Man carrying at the beginning of Scene 9?
(a) The vase of flowers.
(b) A harp.
(c) An injured bird.
(d) A bundle of his belongings.
6. What does the Man get rid of for the Woman in Scene 5?
(a) A noisey bird.
(b) A dead rat.
(c) A dead tree.
(d) The stain on her floor.
7. In the fifth scene, why does the Man excitedly congratulate himself?
(a) He has finished composing a song.
(b) He has learned to play the flute.
(c) He has removed the stain from the floor.
(d) He has found a hidden treasure.
8. What does the Woman say she only intended to do for the Man?
(a) Make him tea.
(b) Marry him.
(c) Care for him.
(d) Heal his wounds.
9. What does the Man confess to the Woman in Scene 9?
(a) He is not really a warrior.
(b) He is in love with her.
(c) He is married and has children.
(d) He came to her home seeking glory.
10. What does the Man want the Woman to do for him one day in Scene 5?
(a) Write him a story.
(b) Make his favorite food.
(c) Become his wife.
(d) Play her music for him.
11. How does the Man react when the Woman stops his meditation?
(a) He gets angry and hits her.
(b) He goes back to meditating.
(c) He is startled and feels his chin.
(d) He smiles and laughs.
12. What does the Man put down at the end of the last scene?
(a) The flute.
(b) The vase of flowers.
(c) His own bundle.
(d) The Woman's kimono.
13. What does the Man get out of his pocket at the end of the sixth scene?
(a) A map.
(b) A knife.
(d) A flower.
14. What does the Man say he last heard about his friend's condition?
(a) A monk devoted to his faith.
(b) Dead with a smile and a sword through his neck.
(c) Dead, having fought bravely in battle.
(d) Married with many children.
15. What does the Man intend to do in the beginning of the ninth scene?
(a) Kill himself.
(b) Kill the Woman.
(c) Steal the Woman's money.
(d) Leave the Woman.
Short Answer Questions
1. What condition is the Woman in at the end of the play?
2. What does the Woman urge the Man to do at the end of the fifth scene?
3. Why does the Man say he failed in his purpose?
4. What does the Woman ask the Man to do in the last scene, which he refuses?
5. What reason does the Man give for meditating the way he does?
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