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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who will stay at least through dinner?
(b) The agency men.
(c) Mr. Kirby.
(d) Mr. Henderson.
2. What happens as the Kirbys prepare to leave?
(a) Mr. Kirby tells his wife they are no longer leaving.
(b) The house explodes.
(c) Mrs. Kirby changes her mind and wants to stay.
(d) Three men from the Justice Department arrive.
3. To what does the family sit down?
(b) A performance by Essie.
(c) A performance by Essie, Ed, Mr. DePinna, and Paul.
4. Why has Kolenkhov brought her to the Sycamore house?
(a) For dinner.
(b) To meet this extraordinary family.
(c) To practice her English.
(d) To teach Essie.
5. 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.
6. Why is the visit unexpected?
(a) He was supposed to work late.
(b) Grandpa thought he had chased him away for good.
(c) She had forgotten her gin bottle in the living room.
(d) They have come one night too early for their dinner invitation.
7. What does Rheba recall?
(a) How the family had been asking for trouble for many years, and now it had finally come.
(b) 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.
(c) Mrs. Sycamore screaming for her life when they handcuffed her.
(d) When she was first hired by the Sycamores.
8. Why does Tony make this decision?
(a) He no longer wants to be near either family.
(b) He enjoys the convivial atmosphere of the household.
(c) He cares more about his own family.
(d) He is tired of the family difficulties.
9. Why does Penny change into her artist costume?
(a) She is enthused at the prospect of a new creative outlet.
(b) Penny is going to paint a portrait of Tony.
(c) She wants to play dress-up.
(d) Essie wants to take a photograph of her in her costume.
10. What is Mr. DePinna required to do?
(a) Find an artist's costume for himself.
(b) Don a Roman toga.
(c) Put the film in the camera for Essie.
(d) Carry Penny's paint supplies for her.
11. What does Tony decide to do?
(a) Go with his parents.
(c) Stay with Alice and her family.
(d) End his engagement to Alice.
12. What does Olga offer to do?
(a) Give ballet lessons to the entire family.
(b) Perform for the family.
(c) Make blintzes for the dinner.
(d) Give Essie lessons for free.
13. Who is Gay Wellington?
(a) An actress.
(b) A neighbor.
(c) Tony's aunt.
(d) A family member.
14. What does Tony want his parents to realize?
(a) He enjoys spending time with the Sycamores more than with them.
(b) He will no longer be visiting them.
(c) His love for Alice surpasses any quirks of the Sycamore family.
(d) He had been the one to be passing out Communist propaganda.
15. With what does Mr. DePinna emerge from the basement?
(a) An old photograph of the family.
(b) More fireworks.
(c) Old clothing to donate to the poor.
(d) A painting of himself as a discus thrower.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Alice happily doing?
2. What does the doorbell bring?
3. To what does Tony admit?
4. Why will Tony not leave?
5. What happens to Grandpa's Internal Revenue Service problem?
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