Trifles Quiz | One Week Quiz A

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 126 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Trifles Quiz | One Week Quiz A

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 126 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Trifles.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the trial for John Hossack’s murder take place?
(a) Indianola, Iowa
(b) Albany, New York
(c) St. Paul, Minnesota
(d) Chicago, Illinois

2. What character did Susan Glaspell portray in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Mrs. Wright
(b) Mrs. Hale
(c) Mrs. Peters
(d) Mrs. Samuel

3. According to the stage directions in the opening of the play, what is Lewis Hale’s profession?
(a) Sheriff
(b) County Judge
(c) Farmer
(d) County Attorney

4. Trifles is seen by critics and theorists as an early example of what dramatic genre?
(a) Realist drama
(b) Feminist drama
(c) Dadaist drama
(d) Absurdist drama

5. Where does Mr. Hale’s companion go to use the telephone after discovering Mr. Wright’s body?
(a) The Montagues’ place
(b) The Bean’s place
(c) The Walton’s place
(d) The Rivers’ place

Short Answer Questions

1. From where has the County Attorney just returned upon arriving at the farmhouse?

2. Mrs. Peters claims that “[t]he law has got to” do what?

3. What word from the stage directions refers to something that lacks serious content?

4. Mrs. Peters says that Mr. Henderson is awful what “in a speech”?

5. How many children do the Wrights have?

(see the answer key)

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