Brighton Beach Memoirs Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Brighton Beach Memoirs 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. Brighton Beach is located in what borough of New York City?
(a) Manhattan
(b) Brooklyn
(c) Staten Island
(d) Queens

2. Who is the Broadway producer that Nora says came to her dance class in Act I?
(a) Mr. Beckman
(b) Mr. Bradshaw
(c) Mr. Stephens
(d) Mr. Bradley

3. How is the Jerome house described in the stage directions for Act I?
(a) A brick multi-level house
(b) A three-story brownstone
(c) A wooden frame house
(d) A former boarding house

4. Where does Nora say the Broadway musical she wants to be in will premiere first in Act I?
(a) Chicago
(b) Bucks County
(c) Philadelphia
(d) Wilmington

5. How many big musical numbers are in the Broadway musical that Nora hopes to be in?
(a) 6
(b) 8
(c) 9
(d) 2

6. Who tells Nora that she can’t sing or carry a tune in Act I?
(a) Kate Jerome
(b) Laurie Morton
(c) Blanche Morton
(d) Eugene Jerome

7. In what area of the stage is the entrance to the Jerome house in the stage directions for Act I?
(a) Downstage
(b) Upstage
(c) Stage Right
(d) Stage Left

8. Eugene tells the audience in Act I, “If my mother knew I was writing all this down, she would” do what?
(a) Send me straight to college
(b) Send me to a therapist
(c) Ground me for a month
(d) Stuff me like one of her chickens

9. Laurie tells her mom in Act I that her teacher says glasses should be changed every how often?
(a) Every 2 years
(b) Every year
(c) Every 3 years
(d) Every 5 years

10. How long ago does Eugene say Nora “started developing” in Act I?
(a) 6 weeks ago
(b) 1 year ago
(c) 2 years ago
(d) 8 months ago

11. How old is Blanche Morton described as in the stage directions from Act I?
(a) 32
(b) 38
(c) 25
(d) 36

12. Nora tells her mother in Act I that in taking this Broadway role she could be making almost how much money per week?
(a) $200
(b) $60
(c) $100
(d) $80

13. What ailment is Laurie Morton said to suffer from in Act I?
(a) Epilepsy
(b) Asthma
(c) Cancer
(d) A heart flutter

14. When does Nora say the Broadway musical she wants to be in will come to New York in Act I?
(a) The third week of August
(b) The second week of October
(c) The first week of July
(d) The second week of December

15. What did Blanche’s husband die from?
(a) A stroke
(b) Cancer
(c) Tuberculosis
(d) A heart attack

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Kate’s response when Blanche tells her in Act I, “I’m going to pay you and Jack back someday. I don’t know when, but I keep my word”?

2. What does Eugene’s mother tell him to get at the store as well as bread in Act I?

3. When arguing with her mother about leaving school to audition for Broadway in Act I, Nora says, “I’ll be making more money than” how many “girls with diplomas”?

4. At what time does Nora say she must be at the theater to audition for the Broadway musical in Act I?

5. At what theater does Nora say she has to go to in order to audition for the Broadway musical in Act I?

(see the answer keys)

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