The Laramie Project Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Catherine Connolly states that the arraignment took place on what day of the week in Act 2?
(a) Thursday
(b) Friday
(c) Sunday
(d) Monday

2. In “Moment: Live and Let Live” of Act 2, who says “Well, it’s preached in schools that being gay is okay”?
(a) Doc O'Connor
(b) Aaron Kreifels
(c) Dennis Shepard
(d) Conrad Miller

3. Romaine Patterson claims in “Moment: Epilogue” of Act 3 that in the past year she has changed her major and will be studying what?
(a) Communications and political science
(b) Physics and sociology
(c) Biology and engineering
(d) French history and astronomy

4. Who is described as a “first-term Republican up for reelection” in Act 2?
(a) Jim Geringer
(b) Jedadiah Schultz
(c) Reverend Fred Phelps
(d) Doug Laws

5. Sergeant Hing claims that the Laramie Police had apprehended the suspects in Matthew Shepard’s beating and murder in less than how much time in Act 2?
(a) 1 day
(b) 3 weeks
(c) 4 days
(d) 12 hours

6. Who states in “Moment: Departure” of Act 3 that Doc O’Connor asked him if he wanted to ghostwrite a book about the event?
(a) Jim Geringer
(b) Catherine Connolly
(c) Reverend Fred Phelps
(d) Stephen Belber

7. Who is described in the play as the first police officer on the scene when Matthew Shepard’s body was discovered?
(a) Philip Dubois
(b) Reggie Fluty
(c) Marge Murray
(d) Aaron McKinney

8. Catherine Connolly states in Act 2 that there were probably about how many people from town at the arraignment?
(a) 27
(b) 50
(c) 140
(d) 100

9. Who decided to organize a group of individuals to assemble around the Westboro Baptist Church protesters dressed as angels at the trial of Russell Henderson?
(a) Harry Woods
(b) Rob DeBree
(c) Marge Murray
(d) Romaine Patterson

10. What has Romaine Patterson discovered she is going to be honored by in “Moment: Epilogue” of Act 3?
(a) The White House
(b) The Wyoming National Guard
(c) The Laramie Police Department
(d) The Anti-Defamation League

11. Who is the recipient of the email in “Moment: E-Mail” in Act 2?
(a) Philip Dubois
(b) Marge Murray
(c) Tiffany Edwards
(d) Dennis Shepard

12. Romaine Patterson claims in “Moment: Epilogue” of Act 3 that a year ago she wanted to be what?
(a) A nurse
(b) A reporter
(c) A rock star
(d) A dentist

13. What is the name of Romaine Patterson’s sister in The Laramie Project?
(a) Lucy Thompson
(b) Tiffany Edwards
(c) Barbara Pitts
(d) Trish Steger

14. Who says in “Moment: Departure” of Act 3, “And I will speak with you, I will trust that if you write a play of this, that you say it right. You need to do your best to say it correct”?
(a) Reverend Fred Phelps
(b) Sherry Aanenson
(c) Jon Peacock
(d) Father Roger Schmit

15. Who was the judge that presided over the case of the State of Wyoming versus Aaron James McKinney?
(a) The Honorable Jacob F. Benson
(b) The Honorable Daniel R. Hughes
(c) The Honorable Frank T. Robinson
(d) The Honorable Barton R. Voigt

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the leader of the Mormon Church in Laramie in The Laramie Project?

2. What local reporter refers to the influx of journalists as predators in Act 2?

3. In “Moment: Aaron McKinney” of Act 3, who is played in a tape recording questioning Aaron McKinney?

4. In Act 3, the Reverend Fred Phelps claims that “the fags are bringing us out here trying to make Matthew Shepard into a poster boy for” what?

5. Who sets up a vigil as Matt lies dying in the hospital and is disappointed when other ministers in the town will not become involved?

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