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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "A - Big Bang" of The America Play, Lucy's son claims that if they could just find what, they would know the truth?
(a) His father's bones.
(b) Witnesses.
(c) Evidence.
(d) The killer.

2. In "Panel II: First Chorus" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," what name is used to refer to "the absolutely last living Negro man in the whole entire known world"?
(a) William Jackson.
(b) Robert Jenkins.
(c) Albert Wilkins.
(d) Gamble Major.

3. How many characters are in "Pickling"?
(a) 1.
(b) 2.
(c) 4.
(d) 5.

4. When was "Pickling" first produced?
(a) 1992.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1990.
(d) 1983.

5. Abraham Lincoln was which in the number of American Presidents?
(a) 17th.
(b) 18th.
(c) 14th.
(d) 16th.

6. What does Miss Miss remember Charles coming by to eat in "Pickling"?
(a) Peanuts.
(b) Beets.
(c) Carrots.
(d) Spinach.

7. What was a portable device used to execute criminals in communities where there was not a jail that could accommodate them?
(a) Chariot of death.
(b) Traveling electric chair.
(c) The end of time machine.
(d) The grill and kill.

8. What does Lucy's son claim his father used to visit when he was back east in "A - Big Bang" of The America Play?
(a) The Supreme Court.
(b) New York City.
(c) The Great Battlefields.
(d) The original Great Hole of History.

9. Miss Miss describes in "Pickling" how Charles once did what?
(a) Married her mother.
(b) Saved her life.
(c) Married her daughter.
(d) Tried to kill her.

10. What are the names of the two combatants in scene "B" of "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?
(a) Old Man and Young Man.
(b) Ugly and Handsome.
(c) ThisOne and ThatOne.
(d) Red Trunks and Black Trunks.

11. What word, used by George in "Devotees in the Garden of Love" means profound dedication or consecration?
(a) Brotherhood.
(b) Friendship.
(c) Believer.
(d) Devotion.

12. In "Panel II: First Chorus" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," who announces the death of "the absolutely last living Negro man in the whole entire known world"?
(a) A policeman.
(b) A broadcaster.
(c) A young girl.
(d) A priest.

13. The implied occupation of the Lesser Known in the beginning of The America Play was what?
(a) Goldsmith.
(b) Gravedigger.
(c) Watchmaker.
(d) Butler.

14. Who is watching the battle in scene "B" of "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?
(a) George and Lily.
(b) Madame Odelia Pandahr.
(c) Patty.
(d) George and Madame Odelia Pandahr.

15. In "Panel V: In thuh Garden of Hoodoo It" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," what is Black Woman attempting to do?
(a) Wash Black Man.
(b) Love Black Man.
(c) Feed Black Man.
(d) Teach Black Man.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who speaks of Black Man's family history in "Panel IV: Second Chorus" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World"?

2. In "Final Chorus" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," characters interject the comment that "the page" is both what?

3. What is the name of Lucy's son in The America Play?

4. In "C - Archaeology" of The America Play, Lucy's son comments that the hole they're digging is, in fact, what?

5. In "Panel I: Thou Holy Ghost" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," Black Woman recalls how much has changed since when?

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