Trifles Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What sentence was the murder suspect given for the murder of John Hossack?
(a) Death by electric chair
(b) Life in prison
(c) 25 years in prison
(d) Death by hanging

2. When was Trifles first performed?
(a) July 15, 1901
(b) September 25, 1919
(c) August 8, 1916
(d) March 12, 1885

3. According to the Introduction, who played the role of Henry Peters in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Robert Conville
(b) James Harris
(c) Mark Whitburg
(d) Preston Lorio

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

5. How many articles did Susan Glaspell write as a reporter that covered the John Hossack murder case?
(a) 35
(b) 15
(c) 26
(d) 10

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who played the role of George Henderson in the original production of Trifles?

3. According to the Introduction, where was Trifles first performed?

4. In what year was John Hossack murdered?

5. Where was the theatrical collaboration that Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook formed originated?

(see the answer key)

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