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She Stoops to Conquer Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What funny comment does Hardcastle make to the audience about the behavior of Marlow and Hastings?
(a) Next thing he'll want me to fluff his pillows.
(b) If he were not Sir Charles' son, I'd send him packing.
(c) No wonder Sir Charles was anxious to send his son to the country.
(d) It may be modern modesty but looks like old-fashioned impudence.

2. What does Diggory say will be difficult for him?
(a) To see people eating at the table and not be able to eat himself.
(b) To walk without tripping over his feet.
(c) To keep his hands off the sherry.
(d) To speak in a refined manner.

3. What argument does the subject of age bring up between the Hardcastles?
(a) The leaks in the roof.
(b) The holes in the carpet.
(c) How long they have had the same furniture.
(d) Mrs. Hardcastle's age.

4. What happens when Hardcastle asks the servants about serving wine?
(a) They all rush out to get the wine.
(b) They all say that they prefer ale.
(c) They all start wishing for a glass of wine.
(d) No one moves to get the wine.

5. What does Tony warn them of once they get to the inn?
(a) The owner will introduce them to his talkative wife.
(b) The owner will want to sit and talk with them.
(c) The food will be very bad.
(d) The owner will warn them about touching his daughter.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Tony's one word admonition to the landlord of the pub?

2. What is Hardcastle's reaction when Kate enters the room?

3. What joke does Tony play on Hastings and Marlow?.

4. What does Tony volunteer to do as Marlow and Hastings head out the door of the Three Pigeons?

5. What is so amusing about the way Kate and her father describe Marlow?

Short Essay Questions

1. Explain how the scene in the Three Pigeons is typical of an English pub.

2. After looking at the night's menu, what does Marlow do?

3. How is Mr. Hardcastle different from his wife?

4. What is Mr. Hardcastle's first impression of Marlow and his friend Hastings?

5. What clue does the landlord give in the muttered line that Tony is a damn'd mischievous son of a whore?

6. How do we know that Kate is actually excited at the prospect of a handsome, well-mannered husband-to-be?

7. How does the dialogue of the opening scene give the audience a clue as to Mrs. Hardcastle's character?

8. Using Mr. Hardcastle's speech at the beginning of act 3, define and explain the soliloquy.

9. What is so humorous about the conversation Kate and her father have about Marlow?

10. Explain the hilarity when Mrs. Hardcastle discovers that the jewels are not where she left them.

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