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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) Brave men.
(c) Those already corrupt.
(d) Honest men.
2. What does Cleopatra tell her messenger to report as her last word to Antony?
3. How does the speaker in Act 4's eleventh scene say the associated army shall be?
4. What does Enobarbus throw against the "flint and hardness" of his fault, figuratively speaking?
(a) His soul.
(b) His heart.
(c) His life.
(d) His will.
5. In whose arms does Mark Antony die?
(c) His guards'.
Short Answer Questions
1. The best force of the opposition is said by the speaker of the play's shortest scene to be put where?
2. What is the "rumor" about of which the Second Soldier speaks in Act 4, Scene 3?
3. What god does the Second Soldier say is leaving Antony?
4. Where does Antony position his foot soldiers before the second day of battle at Alexandria?
5. Who brings a basket to Cleopatra?
Short Essay Questions
1. What effect on Antony's disposition does the desertion by Enobarbus have?
2. For what reason does Caesar seek to preserve the life of Cleopatra after hearing that Antony has died?
3. What does the sudden music expose within the soldiers of Antony before the battle at Alexandria?
4. In what way is Antony's disposition towards the battle at Alexandria changed on the second day?
5. What is revealed about the Roman attitude towards death in Act 4, Scene 14?
6. What characterizes Enobarbus' speech which he calls upon the moon to witness?
7. What is meant by Charmian's statement that "The soul and body rive not more in parting / Than greatness going off"?
8. What does Antony mean by saying that his men have "shown all Hectors" and why is this significant?
9. How does Antony behave towards his servants before the battle at Alexandria?
10. How does Caesar gain an advantage by holding his land forces still?
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