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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the Man notice the Woman is staring at in Scene 3?
(a) His muscles.
(b) The sun.
(c) His belly.
(d) His eyes.
2. What does the Woman thank the Man for doing in the third scene?
(a) Keeping her company.
(b) Chopping so much wood.
(c) Giving her money.
(d) Helping her cook.
3. What does the Woman bring inside the room in Scene 2?
(a) A silk kimono.
(b) Her pet bird.
(c) Her own sword.
(d) The vase of flowers.
4. In the first scene, after the Woman clears the dishes, what does she take with her out of the room?
(a) The Man's sword.
(b) Her silk kimono.
(c) The vase of flowers.
(d) The Man's sleeping mat.
5. Why does the Man say he can do so much work?
(a) He is strong and in love.
(b) It is wonderful to hear the birds sing.
(c) It needs to be done so he has to do it.
(d) It is a beautiful setting and any man could do it.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the Man dressed in Scene 3?
2. What does the Man say about the flowers in the vase?
3. The Woman says she is glad to hear what?
4. How does Scene 1 conclude?
5. What country is the play's setting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the play's message about relationships between men and women?
2. What disturbs the Man as he is getting ready to go to sleep in the first scene, and how does he react?
3. What does the Man say when the when the Woman inquires about his decision in Scene 2?
4. What has changed about the Man's reaction at night in Scene 4 from the previous scene of him at night?
5. What does the Woman accuse the Man of believing, and what does she tell the Man to do?
6. What does the Man reveal to the Woman about his true purpose in visiting her?
7. What does the Woman say about her flowers in Scene 2?
8. What is the main theme in Scene 1?
9. How has the Man's attitude toward the Woman changed in Scene 8 compared to the previous scenes, and why?
10. How does the Man describe his home differently than that of the Woman's home?
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