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Question 1: ________ set his adaptation of The Recruiting Officer, called Pauken und Trompeten, in America during the Civil War.
Bertolt BrechtNon-Aristotelian dramaMother Courage and Her ChildrenBaal (play)

Question 2: [26] He was buried in the Church of ________, London, on May 3.
All Souls Church, Langham PlaceSt Martin-in-the-FieldsSt Clement DanesSt Alfege Church, Greenwich

Question 3: Born in ________, Farquhar was one of seven children born to William Farquhar, a clergyman of modest means.

Question 4: Forgetting to exchange his ________ for a foil before enacting this scene, Farquhar severely wounded Price, the actor playing Vasquez.
SwordMartial artsSwordsmanshipHistorical European martial arts

Question 5: He entered Trinity College, Dublin at age 17 as a sizar under the patronage of the ________ of Dromore[5], who may have been related to Farquhar's mother.

Question 6: He is noted for his contributions to late ________, particularly for his plays The Recruiting Officer (1706) and The Beaux' Stratagem (1707).
Restoration comedyColley CibberThe RelapseThe Country Wife

Question 7: In Act III of She Stoops to Conquer by ________, Kate Hardcastle asks her maid, "Tell me, Pimple, how do you like my present dress?
David GarrickSamuel JohnsonEdmund BurkeOliver Goldsmith

Question 8: ________'s text of The Beaux' Stratagem.
Amazon KindleProject Gutenberg AustraliaProject GutenbergGoogle Books

Question 9: Farquhar joined a company performing on the ________ stage, probably through his acquaintance with the well-known actor Robert Wilks.


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