Trifles Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Introduction.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the Introduction, during what years did Susan Glaspell work as a reporter for the Des Moines News?
(a) 1798-1805
(b) 1888-1895
(c) 1880-1882
(d) 1899-1901

2. What character did Susan Glaspell portray in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Mrs. Samuel
(b) Mrs. Wright
(c) Mrs. Hale
(d) Mrs. Peters

3. Where was the theatrical collaboration that Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook formed originated?
(a) Cape Cod, Massachusetts
(b) Rutland, Connecticut
(c) New York, New York
(d) Bay Ridge, New Jersey

4. For how many months did Susan Glaspell cover the John Hossack murder case?
(a) 30
(b) 4
(c) 16
(d) 20

5. Who played the role of George Henderson in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Andrew Vestile
(b) Michael Hulgan
(c) James Warner
(d) Madison Dirks

Short Answer Questions

1. As a founding member of a famous theatrical collaboration, Susan Glaspell arranged for the first ever reading of a play by what famed playwright?

2. What sentence was the murder suspect given for the murder of John Hossack?

3. According to the Introduction, what weapon was used to kill John Hossack?

4. Who was accused of the murder of John Hossack?

5. According to the Introduction, who played the role of Henry Peters in the original production of Trifles?

(see the answer key)

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