A Children's Tragedy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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A Children's Tragedy Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Moritz, what is designed to flunk out the students at their school?
(a) The tardiness policy.
(b) Personality tests.
(c) The absence policy.
(d) Exams.

2. What happened to the play after it was first printed?
(a) It took years to produce in the complete form.
(b) It was produced immediately and became a huge hit.
(c) It was banned in Europe.
(d) There were mass book-burnings for the script.

3. What information does Moritz discover in Act 1, Scene 4 that cheers him up?
(a) He is still passing his grade.
(b) He will be sent two grades up in advanced classes.
(c) He has already flunked out of school.
(d) He will be promoted to the next grade.

4. What does Mrs. Bergmann wonder about Wendla in the first scene?
(a) She wonders if Wendla will survive her adolescence.
(b) She wonders what sort of mother Wendla will make.
(c) She wonders if Wendla is aware of her changing body.
(d) She wonders what Wendla will look like in a few years.

5. What theatrical genre is combined with tragedy as part of this play's complexity?
(a) Comedy.
(b) Theater of cruelty.
(c) Theater of the poor.
(d) Absurdism.

6. What sort of characters are the women in A Children's Tragedy?
(a) Secondary characters.
(b) Stock characters.
(c) Cameos.
(d) Primary characters.

7. In what country does A Children's Tragedy take place?
(a) Italy.
(b) Austria.
(c) France.
(d) Germany.

8. According to the other boys, whose name is still on the list for consideration to be promoted?
(a) Gunther.
(b) Hanschel.
(c) Melchior.
(d) Ernst Robel.

9. Who does Bentley believe is the inspiration for the characters of Mr. and Mrs. Gabor?
(a) The parents of Wedekind's girlfriend.
(b) The prime minister and his wife.
(c) Wedekind's siblings.
(d) Wedekind's parents.

10. What is one of the first things presented in the introduction?
(a) A timeline of Wedekind's life with emphasis on events that inspired A Children's Tragedy.
(b) A graph showing the correlation between sexual activity and suicide.
(c) A pie chart depicting the average number of sexually active teenagers.
(d) A timeline of the play's publication and productions.

11. Who wrote A Children's Tragedy?
(a) Georg Buchner.
(b) Peter DeBerg.
(c) Bertolt Brecht.
(d) Frank Wedekind.

12. How was the rape scene censored in reissues of A Children's Tragedy?
(a) Melchior does not go through with the rape.
(b) It was scripted to take place in a blackout.
(c) Wendla was given a line that shows clear consent.
(d) It was taken out of the script entirely.

13. What does Moritz believe about why students will flunk out of their class?
(a) He believes that students who flunk are too smart for school.
(b) He believes students that are flunked are victims of class discrimination.
(c) He believes that the school is making the class small enough to fit in next year's classroom.
(d) He believes students who flunk are merely lazy.

14. In what form does the play begin?
(a) Experimental.
(b) Absurdism.
(c) Expressionism.
(d) Realism.

15. Where does Moritz sneak to in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) The faculty room.
(b) His teacher's house.
(c) Melchior's house.
(d) Church.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who do the girls in this play find very attractive?

2. What is considered the most sexual scene in A Children's Tragedy?

3. How does Moritz discover the information in Act 1, Scene 4 that cheers him up?

4. According to the masked man, what is morality?

5. How does Melchior feel about people who end up in Hell because they do not enjoy visiting the poor?

(see the answer keys)

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