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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. What does Manure suggest Pa should do?
(a) Hold auditions where the best will win gold.
(b) Hold a race to earn a chest full of gold.
(c) Have the people ask for the amount they need.
(d) Stop handing out gold and save it for himself.
2. Which of the following best describes the characters in this play?
(b) Well-bred and arrogant.
3. What happens when Buggerless prepares to defend himself from Pa?
(a) Pa kills Buggerless.
(b) Pa runs away.
(c) Rosamund protects her son.
(d) Manure steps between the men.
4. What is Ma's opinion on Pa's love of money?
(a) She encourages it.
(b) She shares it.
(c) She finds it disgusting.
(d) She thinks it is his one weakness.
5. What does Ma tell Pa about his thoughts?
(a) She says he blew their plans.
(b) She says he should relax.
(c) She says that the king knows of their plan.
(d) She says he is stupid.
Short Answer Questions
1. What plans do Pa, Ma and the captain discuss?
2. Why does Ma feel obligated to encourage Pa to seek out his ambitions?
3. What does Pa return with?
4. What does Pa offer to the captain in exchange for his help?
5. What does Pa do when he he gets tired of hearing what Ma has to say?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where does Pa go to confront Manure and what does he brag about?
2. What does Ma tell him while she is pretending and how does he respond?
3. What happens when the storm comes up?
4. What information does Ma share with the audience in her soliloquy?
5. What does the letter brought to Pa and Ma from the messenger say?
6. What are Ma and Pa preparing for and what does Pa joke about?
7. How do Ma and Pa react to the information in the letter?
8. What reason does the queen give for asking the king to reconsider Buggerless' punishment?
9. What does Pa do after the race is complete and the peasants have taken their gold coin?
10. What are the peasants gossiping about?
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