Major Barbara George Bernard Shaw MCQs Questions
Question. Britomart accused Cusins of joining the Salvation Army to
(a) Play the trumpet
(b) Convert people to the worship of Dionysus
(c) To worship Barbara
(d) Help people in the Army
Question. Barbara realizes that those who hold the means of salvation are
(a) Holy people
(b) Humble people
(c) Talented writers
Question. A Doll’s House opens on
(a) New Year’s Eve
(b) Passover Eve
(c) Christmas Eve
(d) Palm Sunday
Question. What changed Barbara’s opinion on the source of power?
(a) Seeing the success of his father
(b) Seeing how easily a soul could be bought
(c) Seeing the success of the Salvation Army
(d) Seeing how easily a soul could be saved
Question. According to Undershaft, what is the most destructive and worst of all crimes?
Question. Barbara is engaged to
(a) Adolphus Cusins
(b) Charles Lomax
(c) Bill Walker
(d) Horace Bodger
Question. Lomax will not receive his trust fund until he is
Question. The Undershaft tradition is to appoint
(a) The eldest son as successor
(b) The youngest son as successor
(c) A foundling as successor
(d) A brilliant daughter as successor
Question. What does Undershaft identify as necessary for salvation?
(a) Money and religion
(b) Morality and money
(c) Money and gunpowder
(d) Money and marriage
Question. What job does Peter Shirley take on at the foundry?
Question. Who does Barbara ask for at the end of the play?
(d) Lady Britomart
Question. In Major Barbara, how old is Lady Britomart Undershaft
(d) In her fifties
Question. Where do Cusin’s parents reside?
Question. Lady Britomart and her children lives in Wilton Crescent in the city of
(c) West Ham
Question. Who does Adolphus Cusins believe is responsible for providing Barbara?
(b) Lady Britomart
(c) Mr. Undershaft
(d) Stephen Undershaft
Question. Who steals Bill Walker’s money?
(a) Rummy Mitchens
(b) Jenny Hill
(c) Snobby Price
(d) Peter Shirley
Question. To what does Andrew Undershaft compare his munition factory to and found many similarities with?
(a) His daughter’s upbringing
(b) The Salvation Army
(c) Lady Britomart’s outlook on life
(d) None of the above
Question. Barbara is pleased that her father is going to visit them because
(a) She misses him
(b) She has something important to tell him
(c) He had always wanted to give her monetary help
(d) He had a soul to be saved
Question. The bargain that Barbara and her father struck was that
(a) Each would try to convert the other to their cause
(b) Each would try to convert as many converts as possible to their cause
(c) Each would try to excel in uplifting the poor
(d) Each would try to surpass the other in acquiring wealth
Question. When Bill Walker refused to give his name to Barbara, she had to write down his name as _________
(a) The homeless man
(b) The man with no food
(c) The man who struck Jenny
(d) The man with a temper
Question. Both Lady Britomart and Andrew Undershaft said that Stephen would make a good journalist because of what?
(a) Because he was good at spending a lot of money
(b) Because he knows how to use words that have no meaning
(c) Because he liked to ask a lot of questions
(d) Because there was no one who was vain enough like him
Question. What profession does Undershaft suggest to Stephen?
(a) A politician
(b) A philosopher
(c) A Professor
(d) A lawyer
Question. When Sarah is to be married to her fiancé Charles Lomax, at what age could Lomax come into his wealth?
(a) Twenty one
(c) Thirty five
(d) Twenty seven.
Question. What is Cusins’s first name?
Question. Barbara symbolically leaves the Salvation Army when she ______ and hands it to her father.
(a) Breaks her sword
(b) Removes her badge of office
(c) Rips up her enlistment form
(d) Removes her whistle
Question. Why did Cusins join the Salvation Army?
(a) To help the poor
(b) To save souls
(c) To be in the band
(d) To be with Barbara
Question. What is the inscription on the dome of the Labor Church in Perivale St. Andrews?
(a) If God gave the hand, let not man withhold the sword.
(b) No man is good enough to be another man’s master
(c) To man the weapon: the heaven the victory
(d) All have the right to fight: None have the right to judge
Question. To whom did Barbara say that one cannot ‘buy’ his/her salvation?
(a) Lady Britomart
(b) Adolphus Cusins
(c) Charles Lomax
(d) Andrew Undershaft
Question. To whom did Barbara say that The Salvation Army cannot be bought?
(a) Bill Walker
(b) Andrew Undershaft
(c) Mrs. Baines
Question. Who is Lord Saxmundham?
(a) Andrew Undershaft
(c) Horace Bodger
(d) Todger Fairmille
Question. What does Undershaft identify as necessary to Salvation?
(a) Baptism and first communion
(b) Money and gunpowder
(c) Money and mind
(d) Money and courage
Question. What profession does Undershaft suggest to Stephen?
(a) To become a politician
(b) To write
(c) To become a philosopher
(d) To go into law
Question. The Salvation Army only takes what type of people
(a) Bad people that need to be saved
(b) Religious people
(c) Hard workers
(d) Good people who are out of work
Question. What is the primary reason Mr. Undershaft does not want Stephen to inherit the business?
(a) Stephen is too young
(b) Stephen is skittish
(c) Stephen is not a foundling
(d) Stephen is incompetent
FILL IN THE BLANKS:
Question. Andrew Undershaft wants to leave his fortune to ________________ keeping the traditions of the Undershaft Munitions
Question. Charles Lomax could only come into his wealth at the age of _____
Question. Peter Shirley takes the job of ______ at the foundry.
Question. The central conflict in the play, Major Barbara is between _____________
Barbara and Undershaft
Question. ______________ becomes Undershaft’s heir at the armory.
Question. The preface to Major Barbara is lengthy and consists of ____ sections.
Question. Mr. Undershaft said that he enabled Barbara to become Major Barbara, and that he saved her from the crime of _______.
Question. The motto for the Salvation Army is _______
Blood and Fire
Question. According to Adolphus Cusins, “_______ is to a man of position what the hallmark is to silver.”
Question. According to Undershaft, _______ is the most destructive and worst of all crimes
Question. Britomart divorced Undershaft because she could not bear such ______________
an immoral man
Question. Cusins’ parents reside in ______
Question. Barbara struck a bargain with ______ that each would try to convert the other to their way of belief.
Question. Barbara’s fiance is ______________________
Question. “Drunkenness and Murder! My God: why has thou forsaken me?” was said by ________
Question. Barbara symbolically leaves the Salvation Army when she ______ her Badge of Office and hands it to her father.
Question. In Major Barbara, Lady Britomart and her children live in Wilton Crescent in the city of ______
Question. The central conflict in the play lies between Major Barbara and __________
Question. Cusin’s first name is ______
Question. Lord Saxmundham is actually _______