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. What does Polly bring with her to see Macheath in Act Two Scene Four?
(a) A bag of money.
(b) A list of charges.
(c) A marriage certificate.
(d) A wedding ring.

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

3. What is in the vans arriving in Act One Scene Two?
(a) Horses.
(b) Gifts from the Queen.
(c) Stolen furniture.
(d) Prostitutes.

4. What is the setting of the opening of Act One Scene Two?
(a) A rooftop.
(b) A stable.
(c) Mr. Peachum's shop.
(d) A church.

5. What is Macheath's nickname?
(a) Mac the Knife.
(b) The Prince of Thieves.
(c) The Dark Knight.
(d) Macbeth.

6. What is the Sheriff's name?
(a) Filch.
(b) Kimball.
(c) Peachum.
(d) Brown.

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

8. Who is Matthew?
(a) A pimp.
(b) A thief.
(c) A prostitute.
(d) A beggar.

9. What happens to the fois gras for the feast?
(a) The police confiscate it.
(b) Jimmy eats it.
(c) Someone drops it.
(d) It is stolen.

10. What is Mr. Peachum's fee for services?
(a) 90 percent.
(b) 30 percent.
(c) 10 percent.
(d) 50 percent.

11. What does Macheath always wear?
(a) A white suit.
(b) Kid gloves.
(c) A top hat.
(d) Sunglasses.

12. Who sings at the end of Act One Scene Two?
(a) Polly and Mr. Peachum.
(b) Macheath and Ned.
(c) Mrs. Peachum and Mr. Peachum.
(d) Polly and Macheath.

13. What does Mac order the legs cut off from in Act One Scene Two?
(a) A robber.
(b) A harpsichord.
(c) The Queen.
(d) A piano.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who does Peachum take with him to see the Sheriff?

2. What is Jake's nickname?

3. What part of London does Act One Scene Two take place?

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

5. What is the name of the song Macheath and Brown sing at the feast?

(see the answer keys)

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