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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What sort of men does Antony lament his poor fortunes have corrupted?
(a) Cowardly men.
(b) Honest men.
(c) Those already corrupt.
(d) Brave men.
2. What does Antony say his men have all proved themselves in Act 4, Scene 8?
3. To where does Cleopatra go after Antony departs to battle near the city of Alexandria?
(a) Her ship.
(b) The desert.
(c) Her chamber.
(d) The field.
4. Whose of Caesar's does Antony insist alone is worthy of trust?
5. What may be held in the location to which the speaker and company go in Act 4, scene 11?
(a) The best advantage.
(b) A temporary strategic asset.
(c) A number of hostages.
(d) A fitting death.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the army of Caesar preparing for the second day of battle at Alexandria?
2. What does Antony send after his most recent deserter in Act 4, Scene 5?
3. With what does Cleopatra kill herself?
4. Upon what does Antony say he will look in line 9 of Act 4's tenth scene?
5. How many times will Antony reward Scarus for his "good valor"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What characterizes the reactions of those present in Act 4, Scene 1, to the news of Antony's death?
2. Why does Cleopatra feign submission to Caesar at the end of the play?
3. What does Enobarbus reveal about Caesar in Act 4, Scene 6?
4. Why does Enobarbus say he will seek out a ditch in which he may die?
5. What happens to Enobarbus after his speech in Act 4, Scene 9?
6. How does Antony behave towards his servants before the battle at Alexandria?
7. To what end does Cleopatra commit herself, and why, after Antony has died?
8. How does Cleopatra envision her shaming in Rome if she is taken there as a captive?
9. How does the course of the battle change in Act 4, Scene 10?
10. What purpose does Act 4, Scene 3 serve, with its interlude of unnamed, minor characters?
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