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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Rheba recall?
(a) Mrs. Kirby's mortification at being in the same cell with a strip-tease artist who sang as the dignified Mrs. Kirby disrobed in the jail.
(b) How the family had been asking for trouble for many years, and now it had finally come.
(c) When she was first hired by the Sycamores.
(d) Mrs. Sycamore screaming for her life when they handcuffed her.
2. Who will stay at least through dinner?
(b) Mr. Henderson.
(c) The agency men.
(d) Mr. Kirby.
3. Of what does Grandpa remind Mr. Kirby?
(a) Life should be enjoyed.
(b) Tony will come back to his job at the firm when he is ready.
(c) He did not start off wealthy.
(d) He had once had a well-paying career.
4. What had Penny begun for Mr. DePinna?
(a) A dance.
(b) A script.
(c) A painting.
(d) New fireworks.
5. What adds to the confusion in the house?
(a) The house explodes again.
(b) Grandpa decides to move out.
(c) Mr. Henderson arrives to collect the tax money from Grandpa.
(d) Mr. Kolenkhov arrives with his friend Grand Duchess Olga.
6. Why does Tony make this decision?
(a) He cares more about his own family.
(b) He no longer wants to be near either family.
(c) He enjoys the convivial atmosphere of the household.
(d) He is tired of the family difficulties.
7. What does Tony decide to do?
(b) End his engagement to Alice.
(c) Stay with Alice and her family.
(d) Go with his parents.
8. For what does Tony plea?
(a) To be released from jail.
(b) To go home.
(c) To end the engagement.
(d) To speak to his fiancee.
9. Why does Penny initiate a word game?
(a) To ease the tension.
(b) The Kirbys look bored.
(c) She is bored.
(d) She loves word games.
10. What is believed about Ed's candy sales?
(a) The candy contains illegal drugs.
(b) He does not have license to sell candy.
(c) He is making too much money.
(d) He is spreading Communist propaganda with the candy deliveries.
11. What is contrasting about the guest(s) and the Sycamores?
(a) Mr. Henderson is very angry, while the Sycamores are cheerful and pleasant.
(b) The formal dress of Mr. and Mrs. Kirby starkly contrasts with the Sycamores and their houseguests.
(c) Tony is nervous, while the Sycamores are relaxed and amiable.
(d) Gay Wellington is stumbling around the room, while the Sycamores are quietly working on individual projects.
12. When had Penny begun this for Mr. DePinna?
(a) Eighteen years ago.
(b) Two years ago.
(c) The day before.
(d) Eight years ago.
13. How does the second act open?
(a) In the Kirby's home.
(b) In the basement.
(c) In the same living room.
14. What does Ed need to do?
(a) Work on fireworks.
(b) Make his candy deliveries.
(c) Make dinner.
(d) Help with the painting project.
15. What does Essie want Ed to do?
(a) Call the police and tell them that a strange man is following him.
(b) Return as soon as possible so that he can play the xylophone for her lesson with Mr. Kolenkhov.
(c) Quit his job and stay at home with her, dancing.
(d) Go to work and enjoy himself.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Penny change into her artist costume?
2. To what does the family sit down?
3. To what can this squelching lead?
4. What is Gay interested in?
5. What does Essie urge Ed to do?
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