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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Whom does the governor's daughter fall in love with in Puff's play?
(a) William Raleigh.
(d) The son of a Spanish admiral.
2. Who asks if the scene revealed is the setting for the under-plot?
3. How does Puff respond to the question of whether a love story has been introduced into his plot?
(a) He did not include a love story.
(b) He objects to the question because his play is about war.
(c) There was nothing easier to do.
(d) He says he did include a love story.
4. Who tells Puff that he is interrupting their feelings?
(b) The actor playing the Spanish soldier.
(d) The actress playing Tilburina.
5. What is satirized by the hope for a lack of scandal about Queen Elizabeth?
(b) The views of critics that all plays should contain a romance.
(c) The views of critics that all plays should contain a scandal.
6. As Puff grows increasing upset, whom does he push?
(c) The actress playing Tilburina.
(d) A secondary character.
7. Which character is not as smart as he thinks?
(c) All answers are correct.
8. What does the prompter tell Puff when Puff calls for the beginning of the next scene?
(a) The scene is very long.
(c) The set is not ready.
(d) The actors have all quit.
9. Where is Puff's play set?
(a) At Tilbury Fort.
(b) In Iceland.
(c) In Spain.
(d) In Italy.
10. Who writes the play within "The Critic"?
11. What does Puff pride himself on?
(a) The cleverness of his plot twists.
(b) His disconnected under-plot.
(c) How well he captured the truth of life.
(d) His romantic inspiration.
12. Who exclaims over the changes in Puff's play?
13. Which character's name signifies his theft of others' ideas?
14. After the love scene finishes, what does Puff congratulate himself on doing?
(a) Trying to invent something new.
(b) Improving on long established traditions.
(c) Becoming friends with Sneer.
(d) Directing his play.
15. Who says that plays should show things that might happen?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who asks for the music to begin?
2. How does Puff's play continue?
3. What does Puff complain that the actors have done?
4. What does the old man in the play do?
5. Who claims that two people can have the same idea but sometimes one of them just has it first?
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