The Threepenny Opera Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many holdups does Macheath commit according to his charges?
(a) Fourteen.
(b) Twenty-three.
(c) Thirty.
(d) Sixteen.

2. Where does Macheath have a scar?
(a) His arm.
(b) His face.
(c) His hand.
(d) His neck.

3. Which character sings a morning hymn in Act One Scene One?
(a) Macheath.
(b) Mrs. Peachum.
(c) Jonathan Peachum.
(d) Polly Peachum.

4. Who says, "But love is the finest thing in the world"?
(a) Macheath.
(b) Lucy.
(c) Polly.
(d) Mrs. Peachum.

5. Who does Peachum take with him to see the Sheriff?
(a) Mrs. Peachum.
(b) Lucy.
(c) Macheath.
(d) Polly.

6. Which character says, "What I need is artists. Only an artist can tug at anybody's heart strings nowadays"?
(a) Mrs. Peachum.
(b) Mr. Peachum.
(c) Macheath.
(d) Polly.

7. Whose coronation is taking place during the time of the play?
(a) Queen Margaret.
(b) Queen Elizabeth.
(c) Prince Albert.
(d) Queen Victoria.

8. Who sings, "What the use of grieving, when the mother who bore you (Mary, pity women!) knows it all before you"?
(a) Mrs. Peachum.
(b) Polly.
(c) Lucy.
(d) Jenny.

9. Who does Macheath leave in charge of business when he leaves?
(a) Ned.
(b) Polly.
(c) Matthew.
(d) Lucy.

10. What does Peachum tell his daughter to do in Act One Scene Three?
(a) Get divorced.
(b) Change clothes.
(c) Go back to Macheath.
(d) Make dinner.

11. What is the name of Jonathan Peachum's business?
(a) The Thief's Emporium.
(b) The Beggar's Fund, Ltd.
(c) The Beggar's Friend, Ltd.
(d) The Outpost.

12. Why do the beggars return to Peachum's shop in Act One Scene Three?
(a) To complain about their costumes.
(b) To ask for money.
(c) To give news from Macheath.
(d) To take Polly away.

13. What is Low-Dive Jenny's profession?
(a) Prostitute.
(b) Barmaid.
(c) Dancer.
(d) Actress.

14. What is the song about that Polly sings for the thugs?
(a) A dishwasher.
(b) A dancer.
(c) A prostitute.
(d) A seamstress.

15. Who sings "Barbara Song"?
(a) Lucy.
(b) Polly.
(c) Mrs. Peachum.
(d) Jenny.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who pays Mac a visit in Act One Scene Two?

2. What does Mrs. Peachum refer to Macheath as?

3. Which character says, "Where'er you go I shall be with you"?

4. What is the celebration for in Act One Scene Two?

5. What is in the vans arriving in Act One Scene Two?

(see the answer keys)

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