Our Town ACT II Reading Quiz

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Take this simple quiz on Act II of Wilder's classic play - see how well you remember its details.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the Stage Manager, the topic of Act II is
    • A. 

      Daily Life

    • B. 

      Love And Marriage

    • C. 

      Death

    • D. 

      Redemption

    • E. 

      The Meaning of Life

  • 2. 
    What newly-developed quality in George does Emily find so distressing that she tells him about it?
    • A. 

      He is lazy.

    • B. 

      He is stupid.

    • C. 

      He is rude.

    • D. 

      He is stuck up.

    • E. 

      He is dishonest.

  • 3. 
    To what old superstition does Mrs. Webb allude in Act II?
    • A. 

      The groom cannot see a bride before a wedding.

    • B. 

      Carrying a rabbit's foot for good luck.

    • C. 

      Avoiding black cats.

    • D. 

      The bride throwing the bouquet.

    • E. 

      Never walking under a ladder.

  • 4. 
    Which character says that she always cries at weddings?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Webb

    • B. 

      Mrs Gibbs

    • C. 

      Mrs. Soames

    • D. 

      Emily

    • E. 

      Rebecca

  • 5. 
    Who seems to be having cold feet right before the wedding?
    • A. 

      George

    • B. 

      Emily

    • C. 

      Mr. Webb

    • D. 

      Doc Gibbs

    • E. 

      George and Emily

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Howie Newsome

    • B. 

      The baby who will be born to the newlyweds

    • C. 

      Mr. Webb

    • D. 

      Doc Gibbs

    • E. 

      Mrs. Webb

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Go to Agricultural College

    • B. 

      Play baseball

    • C. 

      Travel the world and see the sights

    • D. 

      Play the field and date around

    • E. 

      Join the Marines.