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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 does Act 2, Scene 1 end?
(a) With a reconciliation between Jeanine and Marlene.
(b) With a pep talk from Jeanine.
(c) With an argument between Jeanine and Marlene.
(d) With a pep talk from Marlene.
2. What did Joan hope to understand as Pope?
(a) The history of her religion's rituals.
(b) Intricacies of the Bible.
(c) Why men are in powerful positions.
(d) A deeper, spiritual truth.
3. Who asks most of the questions during Act 2, Scene 1?
(b) The interviewer from Jeanine's job prospect.
(d) Jeanine's fiance.
4. Who was Joan's lover?
(a) One of the officials in her household.
(b) One of her fellow cardinals.
(c) One of her distant cousins.
(d) One of her brother's friends.
5. Why does Marlene want Jeanine to get a job?
(a) Because Marlene needs one more placement this week.
(b) Because Marlene's reputation is on the line if she does not.
(c) Because Marlene is tired of supporting her.
(d) Because Marlene's friend wants to hire Jeanine.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where are Kit and Angie planning to go while in the front yard?
2. Angie says that she dreamed:
3. What best describes Marlene's attitude with Jeanine during the interview?
4. According to Marlene, how often does she, herself, do good works?
5. When did Joan take a lover?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Joyce's attitude toward and about Angie in Act 2, Scene 2?
2. What is Marlene's power revealed in Act 2, Scene 3, Part 1, and why is this considered a power?
3. What might be a more symbolic reason Angie wants all the women to wear the perfume?
4. How is Louise her own worst enemy during her job interview?
5. Based on the information given in the play, why might respect for a private life be important to Jeanine?
6. What is the significance of the menstrual blood exchange between Kit and Angie? Are they trying to prove anything here?
7. How is Marlene's coworker Win a reflection on her own character?
8. How did Nell react to Shona's attempt to take control during their interview?
9. How does Act 2, Scene 1 sketch an example of the post-feminist world?
10. How does Angie's desperation to connect with her aunt manifest itself through lies in Act 3, Part 1?
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