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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the Envoy hint to Irma?
(a) She should go see the Queen.
(b) She should play the role of Queen.
(c) She should become a double-agent.
(d) She should close her business.
2. Who appears and shouts?
(a) A Beggar.
(b) A servant.
(c) The Envoy.
(d) The Chief.
3. Why do the officials say they are consolidating their own power?
(a) So they will be more powerful than anyone else.
(b) So they each have less responsibility.
(c) To show the people that they are one governing body.
(d) So that the Chiefs will not overwhelm them.
4. What does the Envoy do with ribbons?
(a) He pins them to his chest.
(b) He honors the Chief with the ribbons.
(c) He gives them to the Queen.
(d) He puts them in his hair.
5. What do the officials assume?
(a) What they think are the appropriate poses.
(b) Their roles as the authorities.
(c) They will become celebrities.
(d) They are about to die.
6. What happens to Chantal?
(a) She is cheered.
(b) She is escorted off the balcony.
(c) She is pushed off the balcony.
(d) She is shot dead.
7. How does the Queen respond when the Envoy says she is just a figurehead?
(a) She wants real power.
(b) She wants to go back to being Irma.
(c) She does not want to be the Queen any longer.
(d) She is tired of the power she has.
8. What does he shout?
(a) "The Royals of Our Country!"
(b) "Here Comes the Queen!"
(c) "The One and Only Queen!"
(d) "God Save the Queen!"
9. Of what does the Chief remind the officials?
(a) They have limitless power.
(b) They are important to the people of the country.
(c) They are real leaders now.
(d) They are still in a whorehouse.
10. Who bows to the Bishop?
(a) His mother.
(b) His grocer.
(c) His boss.
(d) His wife.
11. What does the Chief feel occasionally?
(a) Love for Irma and the other prostitutes.
(b) The urge to let go of his real power and live a life of illusion.
(c) The desire to have more power.
(d) Sadness for the rebels.
12. How does the Envoy introduce himself?
(a) As a man who is deeply in love with the Queen.
(b) As the man in charge of the Queen's life.
(c) As a man who has come to the Balcony to play a role.
(d) As the Queen's personal guard.
13. How long will the Chief's position be perilous?
(a) As long as he is seen in public.
(b) Until someone pretends to be him at the whorehouse.
(c) While he is the Chief.
(d) While the rebellion lasts.
14. Why does the room shake?
(a) From a tidal wave.
(b) From a tornado.
(c) From a huge explosion.
(d) From an earthquake.
15. Where has the Queen's staff managed to get to?
(a) Into a boat to escape.
(b) The Grand Balcony.
(d) On to a train.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does this scene say about power?
2. Who appears on the balcony?
3. What is the Queen doing to keep from being captured?
4. Why does Georgette leave?
5. Why is the Chief sure the officials will continue to play their roles?
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