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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Puff's play about?
(a) The Spanish Armada.
(b) The Spanish-American War.
(c) Julius Caesar.
(d) The French's treachery.

2. Who says that plays should show things that might happen?
(a) Sneer.
(b) Plagiary.
(c) Dangle.
(d) Puff.

3. Who hopes that Puff's play will not contain a scandal about Queen Elizabeth?
(a) Plagiary.
(b) Puff.
(c) Sneer.
(d) Dangle.

4. Which character's name signifies his theft of others' ideas?
(a) Sneer.
(b) Plagiary.
(c) Puff.
(d) Dangle.

5. When does Puff become upset during the rehearsal?
(a) During the introduction to the main character.
(b) During the climax of the love scene.
(c) During the prologue.
(d) During the denouement of the battle scene.

6. Whom does Puff join in order to watch the rehearsal of his play?
(a) Sneer and Puff.
(b) Dangle and Sneer.
(c) Dangle and Puff.
(d) Plagiary and Puff.

7. What consists of bad poetry in Puff's play?
(a) The songs.
(b) The soliloquies.
(c) The dialogue.
(d) The narration.

8. Who asks if Puff has introduced a love story into his plot?
(a) Sneer.
(b) Mrs. Dangle.
(c) Plagiary.
(d) Dangle.

9. Who does Puff order to die repeatedly?
(a) Sneer.
(b) Whiskerandos.
(c) Tilburina.
(d) The governor of the fort.

10. After the love scene finishes, what does Puff congratulate himself on not doing?
(a) Trying to invent something new.
(b) Becoming friends with Sneer.
(c) Directing his play.
(d) Improving on long established traditions.

11. What does Puff use his argument in Act 2, Scene 1 for?
(a) An attempt to convince Sneer to watch the rehearsal.
(b) An explanation for becoming an actor.
(c) An explanation for writing his play.
(d) An attempt to convince Dangle to watch the rehearsal.

12. Which character is not as smart as he thinks?
(a) Puff
(b) Sneer
(c) Dangle
(d) All answers are correct.

13. What does Puff convince Dangle and Sneer to appear to do?
(a) Go home early.
(b) Attend the last rehearsal of his play.
(c) Alter their opinions.
(d) Go to dinner with him.

14. After the love scene finishes, what does Puff congratulate himself on doing?
(a) Becoming friends with Sneer.
(b) Trying to invent something new.
(c) Directing his play.
(d) Improving on long established traditions.

15. Who does not believe that the complicated meaning of the old man's actions was conveyed by his actions?
(a) Puff.
(b) Sneer.
(c) Plagiary.
(d) Dangle.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who says that actors are always good judges?

2. Who is making an argument at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 1?

3. What does the scene contain?

4. Who writes the play within "The Critic"?

5. How is the exposition handled in Puff's play?

(see the answer keys)

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