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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Act 3, Scene 2 take place?
(a) Town Hall.
(b) The church.
(c) The Golden Apple.
(d) Ill's shop.

2. Who enters to speak to Claire in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The Mayor and the Doctor.
(b) The Doctor and Schoolmaster.
(c) The Priest and the Schoolmaster.
(d) The Priest and the Doctor.

3. What is Mrs. Ill referring to when she says in Act 3, "They're in fashion today"?
(a) High heels.
(b) Large breasts.
(c) Large hair.
(d) High collars.

4. Who does Ill tell the Priest to pray for in Act 3, Scene 4?
(a) His family.
(b) Himself.
(c) Claire.
(d) Guellen.

5. In the postscript, the author writes that "just as any creature is sealed off inside its skin, so the play is sealed off inside ____."
(a) Motivation.
(b) Truth.
(c) Speech.
(d) Action.

6. Which character says he's been over-drinking lately in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) The Mayor.
(b) The Policeman.
(c) The Schoolmaster.
(d) Ill.

7. What does the Schoolmaster claim the town is moved by in Act 3, Scene 4?
(a) Poverty.
(b) Justice.
(c) Greed.
(d) Money.

8. What does Claire say the world turned her into in Act 3?
(a) A millionaire.
(b) A madame.
(c) A whore.
(d) A witch.

9. What does Ill ask for in his final moments in Act 3, Scene 4?
(a) A pipe.
(b) Freedom.
(c) A last meal.
(d) A cigarette.

10. What was Claire's father's name in the play?
(a) Godfrey Wascher.
(b) Godfrey Heinman.
(c) Hildegen Wascher.
(d) Godfrey Zisselman.

11. The author states that producers and directors of the play will likely come nearest the mark of its intention if they approach it in the style of what?
(a) Folk-plays.
(b) Brechtian performance.
(c) Classical Shakespeare.
(d) Greek tragedy.

12. What is the principle concern that Claire's visitors come to speak to her about in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The Library.
(b) Murder.
(c) The Schools.
(d) Debt.

13. Who does Claire say her ninth husband reminds her of in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) The Duke of Earle.
(b) Count Zisselman.
(c) Count Holk.
(d) Count Alexander.

14. How does the author say the characters speak in the final scene in the postscript?
(a) A formal fashion.
(b) An abstract fashion.
(c) A relaxed fashion.
(d) With determination.

15. How much does the painter charge Mrs. Ill for the painting in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) 10 pounds.
(b) 50 pounds.
(c) 30 pounds.
(d) 35 pounds.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who owns Konrad's Village Wood?

2. Who does the Schoolmaster compare Claire to in Act 3?

3. Whose performance in the choir does Claire remark upon in Act 3, Scene 1?

4. What kind of cigarettes does the butcher buy in Act 3, Scene 2?

5. In terms of performance, the author writes in the postscript that "all that is art should seem to be _____."

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