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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who is Gay Wellington?
(a) An actress.
(b) A neighbor.
(c) A family member.
(d) Tony's aunt.
2. Who is the Grand Duchess Olga?
(a) Mr. Kolnkhov's sister from Russia.
(b) A Russian aristocrat.
(c) A new ballet instructor for Essie.
(d) Mr. Kolenkhov's fiancee.
3. Why will Tony not leave?
(a) He does not want to go to prison.
(b) He loves the Sycamores more than his own family.
(c) He will not leave without speaking to Alice.
(d) He paid his taxes on time.
4. What is Alice happily doing?
(a) Cleaning the house for the next night's dinner.
(b) Giving instructions to family members about their roles in tomorrow night's dinner.
(c) Reading the script with Gay Wellington.
(d) Talking to Tony on the telephone.
5. What happens as the Kirbys prepare to leave?
(a) Mrs. Kirby changes her mind and wants to stay.
(b) Three men from the Justice Department arrive.
(c) The house explodes.
(d) Mr. Kirby tells his wife they are no longer leaving.
6. Where might Tony have gotten the idea to leave the firm?
(a) From his desire to have more money.
(b) From his father.
(c) From spending time with the Sycamores.
(d) From his friends.
7. Why does Tony want to leave the firm?
(a) He wants to work for a firm that will pay him more.
(b) He does not like working in New York City.
(c) He is tired of working with his father.
(d) To pursue work that will make him happy.
8. What is Gay interested in?
(a) Drinking gin.
(b) Writing plays.
9. How does the second act open?
(a) In the same living room.
(c) In the basement.
(d) In the Kirby's home.
10. According to Grandpa, what should not be squelched?
(a) The desire to work hard.
(b) The need for wealth.
(c) Youthful enthusiasm.
(d) Love of family.
11. Why does Paul descend again into the basement?
(a) To finish the fireworks order that must be driven to Mount Vernon tomorrow in time for the Fourth of July.
(b) He is nervous about being around too many people.
(c) He is afraid of open spaces.
(d) He is allergic to sunlight.
12. What has Paul Sycamore brought upstairs?
(a) His latest erector set creation of the Queen Mary.
(b) His washed clothing.
(c) A present for his wife.
(d) His new fireworks.
13. What is not appropriate about what Ed and Donald do?
(a) The Kirbys are embarrassed by the embrace.
(b) They have houseguests and should not hide in the basement.
(c) Nothing they buy is appropriate for the occasion.
(d) Adult men should not cry.
14. What does Grandpa do to help Mr. Kirby?
(a) He gives Mr. Kirby a sedative.
(b) He reminds the man of how he was at Tony's age.
(c) He tells him that Tony will find a job somewhere.
(d) He gives Mr. Kirby a hug.
15. What does Rheba recall?
(a) Mrs. Sycamore screaming for her life when they handcuffed her.
(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) When she was first hired by the Sycamores.
(d) How the family had been asking for trouble for many years, and now it had finally come.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the doorbell bring?
2. What does Grandpa finally do?
3. Why does Tony make this decision?
4. Why is the visit unexpected?
5. What does Olga offer to do?
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