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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Act 1, Scene 2, which character did Trock come to visit?
(a) Garth.
(b) Esdras.
(c) Shadow.
(d) Miriamne.

2. Who murdered a man during a robbery?
(a) Garth.
(b) Shadow.
(c) Esdras.
(d) Trock.

3. Why does Shadow think Trock should be "full of high thought?"
(a) His health is not good.
(b) He just got out of prison.
(c) Thoughts indicate a person's state of mind.
(d) He is a role model.

4. In Act 1, Scene 2, who asks Miriamne to leave the room?
(a) Garth.
(b) Esdras.
(c) Trock.
(d) No one.

5. Why doesn't Miriamne want to come back inside the apartment?
(a) She has been crying.
(b) She is waiting for Lucia
(c) She is angry with Garth.
(d) She is waiting for Shadow.

6. Who believes that it is better to tell a lie and live, rather than speak the truth and die?
(a) Esdras.
(b) Garth.
(c) Trock.
(d) Miriamne.

7. What is Garth inspecting when Miriamne arrives?
(a) His violin.
(b) The street scene.
(c) The kitchen sink.
(d) His piano.

8. What does Carr prevent the policeman from doing in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) Striking Mio.
(b) Arresting Miriamne.
(c) Striking Piny.
(d) Gassing the crowd.

9. What does Garth know about Romagna?
(a) He was innocent.
(b) He was part of the gang.
(c) He murdered a man.
(d) He was a thief.

10. What comfort does Shadow offer Trock in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) True love always waits.
(b) His friends will remember him.
(c) There is no evidence to convict him.
(d) He is young and will heal.

11. In Act 1, Scene 3, who ends up angering the Policeman?
(a) Miriamne.
(b) Carr.
(c) Piny.
(d) Mio.

12. In Act 1, Scene 1, where does Shadow reveal Trock has just been?
(a) In the river.
(b) In prison.
(c) In the hospital.
(d) Inside the apartment.

13. In what month is Act 1, Scene 1 set?
(a) January.
(b) June.
(c) August.
(d) December.

14. What is referred to as a "Blind Snake" at the end of Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Revenge.
(b) Justice.
(c) Trock's demeanor.
(d) The river.

15. Why does Trock feel poisoned?
(a) His drink tastes odd.
(b) His friends have abandoned him.
(c) Life is too short.
(d) Prison life poisoned him.

Short Answer Questions

1. What time of day does the play open?

2. What type of language is used in Act 1, Scene 1?

3. What does Lucia get to do "every day in every way?"

4. In Act 1, Scene 1, what do Trock and Shadow do when they see Lucia?

5. What is Mio's purpose in life?

(see the answer keys)

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