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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the scene contain?
(a) A scandal about Queen Elizabeth.
(b) Echoes and references to several such scenes in plays of the period.
(c) The message that language is an obscurer of truth.
(d) A love triangle.

2. Who comments on how the under-plot had completely nothing to do with the main plot?
(a) Puff.
(b) Sneer.
(c) Dangle.
(d) Plagiary.

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

4. 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) There was nothing easier to do.
(c) He objects to the question because his play is about war.
(d) He says he did include a love story.

5. What does the actor playing Whiskerandos tell Puff?
(a) That he cannot die all night.
(b) That he needs better chemistry with Tilburina.
(c) That he quits.
(d) Nothing.

6. As Puff grows increasing upset, whom does he push?
(a) A secondary character.
(b) Dangle.
(c) The actress playing Tilburina.
(d) Sneer.

7. In "The Critic", what does the specific satirize?
(a) Actors.
(b) The detailed.
(c) The critics.
(d) The general.

8. Which character's name signifies his work being superfluous?
(a) Plagiary.
(b) Puff.
(c) Sneer.
(d) Dangle.

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

10. What does Puff clarify during the rehearsal?
(a) That he is a huge fan of the theatre.
(b) What is meant and what is not meant.
(c) What he thinks of Plagiary's work.
(d) That he does not like Dangle.

11. Who reassures Puff that the changes made are for the good of the play?
(a) Sneer.
(b) The actors.
(c) Dangle.
(d) Plagiary.

12. What offer does Puff make regarding the play?
(a) To change actors for better ones.
(b) To allow Dangle and Sneer to help him edit it.
(c) To cancel production.
(d) To allow the actors to cut or change anything they need to.

13. Who asks if the scene revealed is the setting for the under-plot?
(a) Dangle.
(b) Plagiary.
(c) Sneer.
(d) Puff.

14. What kind of emotion is presented in Puff's play?
(a) Melodramatic.
(b) None whatsoever.
(c) Underplayed.
(d) Realistic.

15. Why does Puff claim that he must have a mad scene in his play?
(a) Because all plays have a mad scene.
(b) Because Sneer and Dangle tell him that it is necessary.
(c) Because it is his new invention.
(d) He does not have a mad scene in his play.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Puff use his argument in Act 2, Scene 1 for?

2. After the scene depicting the battle at sea, what is contained in the procession that follows?

3. Who refers to a character that refuses to give an opinion unless he is absolutely sure of the facts?

4. What do Puff, Dangle, and Sneer watch?

5. How does Puff's play continue?

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