Trifles Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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Trifles Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 3 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the Introduction, where was Trifles first performed?
(a) The Lucille Lortel Theater
(b) The Oak Park Theater
(c) The Wharf Theatre
(d) The St. James Theatre

2. According to the Introduction, who played the role of Henry Peters in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Mark Whitburg
(b) James Harris
(c) Preston Lorio
(d) Robert Conville

3. As a founding member of a famous theatrical collaboration, Susan Glaspell arranged for the first ever reading of a play by what famed playwright?
(a) Eugene O’Neill
(b) Norman Mailer
(c) Samuel Beckett
(d) Edward Albee

4. What important theatrical collaboration did Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook found?
(a) The Provincetown Players
(b) The Cincinnati Players
(c) The Greenwich Players
(d) The Public Theater

5. Who portrayed Lewis Hale in the original production of Trifles?
(a) Gino Chelakis
(b) George Cram Cook
(c) Alexander Hampton
(d) Andrew Stabler

6. How many articles did Susan Glaspell write as a reporter that covered the John Hossack murder case?
(a) 35
(b) 10
(c) 26
(d) 15

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

8. In what year was John Hossack murdered?
(a) 1916
(b) 1900
(c) 1798
(d) 1885

9. What sentence was the murder suspect given for the murder of John Hossack?
(a) Death by electric chair
(b) Death by hanging
(c) 25 years in prison
(d) Life in prison

10. Where was the theatrical collaboration that Susan Glaspell and George Cram Cook formed originated?
(a) Cape Cod, Massachusetts
(b) Bay Ridge, New Jersey
(c) Rutland, Connecticut
(d) New York, New York

11. According to the Introduction, what weapon was used to kill John Hossack?
(a) An axe
(b) A knife
(c) A gun
(d) A rope

12. According to the Introduction, during what years did Susan Glaspell work as a reporter for the Des Moines News?
(a) 1899-1901
(b) 1880-1882
(c) 1888-1895
(d) 1798-1805

13. When did Susan Glaspell marry George Cram Cook?
(a) 1919
(b) 1913
(c) 1885
(d) 1916

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

15. When was Trifles first performed?
(a) March 12, 1885
(b) August 8, 1916
(c) September 25, 1919
(d) July 15, 1901

Short Answer Questions

1. Who played the role of George Henderson in the original production of Trifles?

2. Who was accused of the murder of John Hossack?

3. For how many months did Susan Glaspell cover the John Hossack murder case?

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