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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do the two continue to insult one another?
(a) They glare at one another.
(b) They do so with swinging fists.
(c) They whisper nasty remarks under their breath.
(d) Each man begins to question the intimate relations of the other's mother and their resulting parentage.
2. What happens to the conversation.
(a) It suddenly ends.
(b) It turns into a brawl.
(c) It settles down.
(d) It gets even uglier.
3. " God the creator, not the God _______________," he says.
(a) Of creation.
(b) Who destroys.
(c) Created by man.
(d) Who hates.
4. To what are the second man's words compared?
(a) A growl.
(b) The exaggerated sneer of the animal in question.
(c) Nails down a chalkboard.
(d) Brown, sticky, smelly mud.
5. What is Julian?
(a) An evangelist.
(b) A lay brother.
(c) A member of the church choir.
(d) A priest.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the two discuss?
2. What becomes evident about the two men as the conversation shifts?
3. Why would Julian ask a nurse or one of the attendants, "Could you tell me, did I preach last night?"
4. What becomes clearer as the first person becomes more verbal and forthright about the second?
5. What does Julian believe must happen in order to make it easier for men to live?
Short Essay Questions
1. What are the lawyer and Cardinal doing, as the play begins?
2. How does the butler act, when he walks in on Miss Alice and the lawyer?
3. What do the two men wonder about Julian's ability to take what they have to say?
4. What idea do the two men explore, regarding the Cardinal?
5. What do Julian and the butler say about this creation?
6. What is the most intriguing element of the room?
7. Why is Julian confused?
8. How does this scene open? Who are the characters in this scene?
9. How does Julian feel about Miss Alice's topic of discussion? How does he respond?
10. How does the scene end?
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