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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the song Macheath and Brown sing at the feast?
(a) Daniel's Message.
(b) The Soldier's Ballad.
(c) The War Cry.
(d) The Cannon Song.

2. What do the gang members do when Brown arrives?
(a) Attack him.
(b) Greet him.
(c) Keep eating.
(d) Hide.

3. Does Macheath want Polly to let out his rooms?
(a) Yes.
(b) No.
(c) Only if she wants.
(d) If he doesn't return.

4. Which character says, "You get that every day at Mac the Knife's. You've landed in the honey pot all right."
(a) Ned.
(b) Matthew.
(c) Filch.
(d) Jake.

5. Where does the narrator say Macheath flees to in Act Two Scene Four?
(a) Scotland.
(b) The northern countryside.
(c) Edinburgh.
(d) Highgate.

6. Who sings the Ballad of Sexual Obsession?
(a) Macheath.
(b) Mr. Peachum.
(c) Mrs. Peachum.
(d) Polly.

7. Who does Mac knock to the ground in Act One Scene Two?
(a) Ned.
(b) Kitty.
(c) Jake.
(d) Matthew.

8. Where are Macheath and Tiger soldiers together?
(a) India.
(b) Japan.
(c) Ireland.
(d) Germany.

9. Where does Macheath seduce two sisters under the age of consent?
(a) Winchester.
(b) Ireland.
(c) Highland.
(d) London.

10. What is the term for the style of production of The Threepenny Opera?
(a) Realism.
(b) Avant Garde.
(c) The Modern Musical.
(d) Epic Theatre.

11. To which district is Filch assigned in Act One?
(a) North District.
(b) Soho.
(c) East District.
(d) Baker Street District.

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

13. What is the reward for turning in Macheath?
(a) Two hundred pounds.
(b) Sixty pounds.
(c) Forty pounds.
(d) One hundred pounds.

14. Who is the main character in The Threepenny Opera?
(a) Low-Dive Jenny.
(b) Polly Peachum.
(c) Tiger Brown.
(d) Macheath.

15. Which is NOT one of the soldier's names in the song Macheath and Brown sing at the feast?
(a) Jim.
(b) Mackie.
(c) Georgie.
(d) John.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the song the thugs sing at the feast?

2. Who is Matthew?

3. What is Low-Dive Jenny's profession?

4. What is Brown's concern regarding the coronation?

5. What is Matthew's nickname?

(see the answer keys)

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