The Threepenny Opera Test | Final 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 the "treacherous woman's" name begin with referred to in the palm reading?
(a) P.
(b) J.
(c) L.
(d) M.

2. Who sings "Song of the Insufficiency of Human Endeavor"?
(a) Peachum.
(b) Macheath.
(c) Polly.
(d) Brown.

3. Who arrives in Act Three to get money from Mrs. Peachum?
(a) Jenny.
(b) Polly.
(c) Lucy.
(d) Macheath.

4. What does Macheath say to Mrs. Peachum when he sees her outside the brothel?
(a) Where is Polly?
(b) What are you doing here?
(c) You witch!
(d) Good afternoon, Ma'am.

5. Where does Mac go after the whorehouse?
(a) To Polly's house.
(b) To jail.
(c) To Winchester.
(d) To court.

6. How much does Macheath offer Smith as a bribe in Act Three?
(a) Ten thousand pounds.
(b) One hundred pounds.
(c) One thousand pounds.
(d) Five hundred pounds.

7. How does Lucy greet Polly when she first sees her?
(a) Oh you miserable villain!
(b) Who is this strumpet?
(c) Why hello, Miss.
(d) Come here, you tramp!

8. Who wi once Jenny's pimp?
(a) Tiger Brown.
(b) Jake.
(c) Macheath.
(d) Mr. Peachum.

9. How is Mac executed?
(a) Hanging.
(b) Beheading.
(c) Firing Squad.
(d) Lethal Injection.

10. Who sings the Jealousy Duet?
(a) Jenny and Polly.
(b) Lucy and Polly.
(c) Jenny and Molly.
(d) Lucy and Jenny.

11. What does Mrs. Peachum bring to Polly in Act Three Scene Eight?
(a) A divorce certificate.
(b) A kitten.
(c) A noose.
(d) A widow's dress.

12. Who sings the song, "What Keeps Mankind Alive"?
(a) Mac and Jenny.
(b) Polly and Mr. Peachum.
(c) Lucy and Tiger Brown.
(d) Lucy and Jenny.

13. Where does Polly say she first meets Macheath with her mother?
(a) Highland Wharf.
(b) Cuttlefish Hotel.
(c) Bowery Hotel.
(d) The church.

14. Where is Lucy's bedroom?
(a) In Jenny's brothel.
(b) Above the jail.
(c) In the Peachum's home.
(d) At Macheath's house.

15. Where does Mac say he learns "a deep withering stare"?
(a) The whorehouse.
(b) From his father.
(c) From his mother.
(d) The Bible.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Macheath go first after leaving Polly?

2. When does Jenny say that Mac is in "for a hard time"?

3. The Solomon Song is sung by whom?

4. How does Macheath pay Smith for his purchase in the jail?

5. Who says, "One must live well to know what living is"?

(see the answer keys)

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