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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 is the name of Lucy's son in The America Play?
(a) Forest.
(b) Brazil.
(c) Alexander.
(d) Granite.

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

3. "Pickling" is what genre of drama?
(a) Film script.
(b) Television pilot.
(c) Stage play.
(d) Radio play.

4. What are the fighters battling for in scene "B" of "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?
(a) Settlement of an old grudge.
(b) George's love.
(c) Fame.
(d) The right to rule.

5. Conversation amongst the characters in the chorus of "Panel II: First Chorus" of "The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World" refer to a time when?
(a) "Before Columbus."
(b) "Dinosaurs ruled."
(c) "Kings lived in castles."
(d) "Men were ignorant."

Short Answer Questions

1. What word, used by George in "Devotees in the Garden of Love" means profound dedication or consecration?

2. What sound concludes "Act One: Lincoln Act" of The America Play?

3. What is the short song which Miss Miss opens "Pickling" about?

4. When was "Pickling" first produced?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What allusion is implied in the arrival of the winner's head, presented to George on a platter in "Devotees in the Garden of Love"?

3. Discuss the use of archetypes in "Devotees in the Garden of Love." How does this affect the characters' actions?

4. What are Lucy and Brazil doing in The America Play, "A - Big Bang"? Where are they?

5. How does the objective of the Foundling Father relate to other protagonists in the collection?

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

7. What is described about Miss Miss's mother in "Pickling"?

8. What does the play on words of "Foundling Father" imply in The America Play?

9. What figures and characters are introduced by the Foundling Father in The America Play, "Act One: Lincoln Act"?

10. What story does Brazil relate to the audience in The America Play, "A - Big Bang"?

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