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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. In "D - Echo" of The America Play, what was the line that triggered the laughter that covered Booth's advancing on Lincoln?
(a) "Four score and seven years ago."
(b) "Sockdologizing old man-trap."
(c) "Bollocking old hag."
(d) "Panderizing old man-trap."

2. What name does George state she would rather have been called in "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?
(a) Marilyn.
(b) Selma.
(c) Patty.
(d) Betty.

3. Who ran the finishing school where George graduated in "Devotees in the Garden of Love?
(a) Madame Odelia Pandahr.
(b) ThatOne.
(c) ThisOne.
(d) Lily.

4. What word means to put to death, especially by hanging, by mob action and without legal authority?
(a) Persecute.
(b) Execute.
(c) Chastise.
(d) Lynch.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In "B - Echo" of The America Play, the Foundling Father introduces a scene from what play?

2. How are Charles' arms described in "Pickling"?

3. Abraham Lincoln was which in the number of American Presidents?

4. What was injured on Black Man when he escaped execution in "Panel I: Thou Holy Ghost" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World"?

5. Who killed Abraham Lincoln?

Short Essay Questions

1. In scene "B" of "Devotees in the Garden of Love," how and what does Madame Odelia Pandahr describe?

2. What are Lily and George doing in the opening of "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?

3. What is introduced in the "Overture" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World"?

4. How does the term "pickling" apply to the play "Pickling"?

5. What action takes place on stage as the Foundling Father gives his monologue in The America Play, "Act One: Lincoln Act"?

6. What symbols of violence are central in "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World"?

7. In what ways does Madame Odelia Pandahr build suspense in scene "D" of "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?

8. What conversation do Black Man and Black Woman share in "Panel I: Thou Holy Ghost" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World"?

9. What play does the Foundling Father introduce in The America Play, "B - Echo"? What takes place?

10. What has happened to Black Man in "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World," "Panel III: Thuh Lonesome 3Some"?

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