1. The ballad singer in the prologue compares Macheath to what animal?

2. What does Peachum quote to justify his business?

3. What is the name of the hotel where Mrs. Peachum met Macheath?

4. Where do Macheath and Polly have their wedding?

5. Since there aren’t enough seats at the wedding, what do Macheath’s friends do?

6. At the end of “Pirate Jenny,” where does the maid go?

7. Where did Macheath and Brown meet?

8. After Mrs. Peachum learns about Polly’s marriage in Act I, scene III, what does she call for?

9. What is Peachum’s suggestion for Polly, when he learns of her marriage?

10. What is Macheath’s trademark wardrobe piece?

11. Before Macheath goes into hiding, how does he suggest Polly manage his men?

12. What crime does Macheath insist Matthew give him credit for?

13. When the brothel scene opens in Act II, what is Hook-Finger Jacob doing?

14. When Jenny reads Macheath’s palm, what is the first initial of the treacherous woman she sees?

15. In “The Ballad of the Fancy Man,” where does Macheath send Jenny?

16. Who is the first person to visit Macheath in jail?

17. In “The Jealousy Duet,” what is Polly’s best feature?

18. Why does Polly leave the prison at the Old Bailey in Act II, scene III?

19. What does Jenny ask for when she stops by Peachum’s establishment?

20. What word does Peachum tell the beggars to listen for during the coronation?

21. What is the name of the woman that Macheath visits after his escape from prison?

22. Jenny sings about what queen in the “Song of Solomon”?

23. Lucy tells whom about her pregnancy in Act II, scene II?

24. How much money does Macheath offer Smith as a bribe for his escape?

25. Who delivers the news of Macheath’s reprieve?