The Glass Menagerie Scenes 4-6 Quiz!

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The Glass Menagerie Quizzes & Trivia

The Glass Menagerie is a play written by Tenessee William which highlights the struggle faced by a family of Mississippi. The characters of the play Amanda(Single Mother), Laura( A disabled girl) and Tom(Son of Amanda) have their own ambitions which couldn't be fulfilled. Take the following quiz to prepare and test your knowledge on Scenes 4-6. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How does Tom escape without leaving the family?
    • A. 

      Movies

    • B. 

      Magic shows

    • C. 

      Drinking

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above - he doesn't escape

  • 2. 
    Why doesn't Tom escape?
    • A. 

      He doesn't have enough money

    • B. 

      He loves his life

    • C. 

      His responsibilities - Amanda and Laura

    • D. 

      He loves his job

  • 3. 
    According to Tom, what is the best trick at the magic show?
    • A. 

      The magician pulling the rabbit out of the hat

    • B. 

      The magician sawing the woman in half

    • C. 

      The magician making the milk disappear

    • D. 

      The magician escaping from the nailed coffin without removing one nail

  • 4. 
    What is the coffin a symbol of?
    • A. 

      Laura because she is crippled

    • B. 

      Tom's unhappiness and him feeling stuck like he is in a prison

    • C. 

      Amanda because she lives in an illusion

    • D. 

      Mr. Wingfield because he escaped

  • 5. 
    Why is Tom jealous of the magician?
    • A. 

      The magician is able to escape the coffin without causing any harm

    • B. 

      The magician is able to travel the world

    • C. 

      The magician does not have any responsibilities

    • D. 

      The magician has money

  • 6. 
    When Laura tries to go to the store, she falls on the fire escape. What is that a symbol of?
    • A. 

      She is crippled

    • B. 

      She needs a new leg brace

    • C. 

      She is able to escape and live in reality

    • D. 

      She is not able to take care of herself in the outside world and she will not be able to escape

  • 7. 
    Dramatic Irony is a contradiction between what a character thinks and what the audience knows to be true. What is an example of dramatic irony?
    • A. 

      Laura falling on the fire escape

    • B. 

      Tom promising his mother that he will not become a drunk

    • C. 

      Amanda letting Laura live in an illusion

    • D. 

      Tom going to the magic show

  • 8. 
    What is the deal that Amanda makes with Tom?
    • A. 

      If Tom makes a lot of money, then he can leave if he leaves all of the money

    • B. 

      If Tom finds a man for Laura, then he can leave

    • C. 

      If Tom buys them a house, then he can leave

    • D. 

      If Tom finds a husband for Amanda, then he can leave

  • 9. 
    With regards to Mr. Wingfield, you "can't judge a book by its cover." What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Mr. Wingfield was not handsome but was a nice guy

    • B. 

      Mr. Wingfield was a handsome man but was not a nice guy

    • C. 

      Mr. Wingfield was ugly both on the inside and outside

    • D. 

      Mr. Wingfield was handsome and a nice guy

  • 10. 
    An allusion is a connection to another story. The Paradise Dance Hall is an allusion to what story?
    • A. 

      Cinderella

    • B. 

      The Garden of Eden

    • C. 

      Snow White

    • D. 

      Cain and Abel

  • 11. 
    Amanda states, "a little silver slipper of a moon" (71). This is an allusion to what story?
    • A. 

      Cinderella

    • B. 

      The Garden of Eden

    • C. 

      Snow White

    • D. 

      Cain and Abel

  • 12. 
    Who is the gentleman caller that Tom is going to bring to the house?
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Jim

    • C. 

      Jack

    • D. 

      Peter

  • 13. 
    What is a cotillion?
    • A. 

      Dance

    • B. 

      Stove

    • C. 

      Table

    • D. 

      Apartment

  • 14. 
    Why is it ironic that Amanda wears the cotillion dress to the dinner with Jim?
    • A. 

      She is too old to wear it

    • B. 

      It is not an appropriate dinner dress

    • C. 

      She wore it when she met Mr. Wingfield and when she had gentlemen callers so it does not have luck

    • D. 

      It is the same dress that Laura will wear

  • 15. 
    Tom is going to become a member of the Merchant Seamen. How did he pay his dues?
    • A. 

      Money that he has been saving

    • B. 

      Money for the rent

    • C. 

      He stole the money from Amanda

    • D. 

      Money for the electric bill