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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who does the Count "drunkenly" say is the only person in the house with whom he wants anything to do?
(a) Bazile.
(b) Bartholo.
(c) The maids.
(d) Rosine.

2. How does Rosine react when Figaro tells her the truth about this man?
(a) She is suprised and nervous.
(b) She feels sorry for him and wants to help him in any way she can.
(c) She is saddened and shocked.
(d) She is flattered, excited, embarrassed and frightened all at the same time.

3. What does Rosine do in her free time?
(a) She writes a love letter to "Lindor."
(b) She sings a love song.
(c) She applies more makeup.
(d) She plays the harp.

4. What does Rosine hand to Figaro?
(a) A new song she has written.
(b) A violin.
(c) His guitar.
(d) The note she has just written.

5. What would Rosine prefer the man to do?
(a) She would prefer that he go back to Madrid.
(b) She would prefer it if he would be calm when he tells her he loves her.
(c) She would prefer it that he leave the property.
(d) She would prefer that the man would excitedly tell her how he feels.

6. Why is Count Almaviva disguised as a priest in a cloak and turned down hat?
(a) He is a runaway fugitive and does not want anyone to discover him.
(b) He used to work for Bartholo and does not want to be recognized.
(c) He is afraid he will be recognized by either the woman's over-protective guardian or one of his friends from the royal court.
(d) He has always wanted to be a priest.

7. About what does Bartholo complain?
(a) There was no one to take care of his precious Rosine.
(b) There was no one to make his dinner.
(c) There is no-one downstairs to keep strangers from coming up or playing tricks.
(d) There was no one to take his coat when he entered.

8. Why can Figaro easily gain access to Bartholo's house?
(a) He is Bartholo's brother.
(b) He is Bartholo's servant.
(c) He is Bartholo's cousin.
(d) He is Bartholo's barber.

9. Why does Bartholo send Rosine out?
(a) He is tired of seeing her.
(b) He does not want her to fall in love with the soldier.
(c) He no longer enjoys her company.
(d) It is dangerous for a woman to be alone with a drunken man.

10. Why does Figaro leave Madrid and cheerfully wander through Spain?
(a) He realized the theatre life was not for him, so he went back to writing poetry.
(b) When he realized that the critics were more interested in their own political in-fighting and were never going to welcome him.
(c) When he realized the audiences did not appreciate his work, he decided to write music for himself.
(d) He missed playing the violin, so he found work as a violin maker and salesman.

11. Bartholo assumes the song is a "new sort of silliness," and talks grumpily about what?
(a) How he despises musicians and wishes she did not take lessons.
(b) How she is a horrible singer, and he does not want to hear it.
(c) How he envies her talents and hopes she will teach him to sing.
(d) How there is so much nonsense around- especially the "new fangled Drama."

12. Who does Figaro say he was talking to on the street?
(a) A poor relative who might have done well if he had not had to leave Madrid so quickly.
(b) Bartholo.
(c) A very wealthy Count.
(d) His friend from his previous employment.

13. How does Count Almaviva feel about his situation?
(a) Confident.
(b) Nervous.
(c) Confused.
(d) Angry.

14. What does Figaro say is the man's only defect?
(a) He is in love.
(b) He has a limp.
(c) He is too kind.
(d) He is crippled.

15. Why does Figaro tell the Count to pose as a drunken member of a military detachment in town and introduce himself to Bartholo?
(a) Bartholo will be obliged to get drunk with him.
(b) Bartholo will be obliged to invite him in.
(c) Bartholo loves the talk about war.
(d) Bartholo has a soft spot in his heart for soldiers.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Count vow to do?

2. What does Bartholo suggest is the best way to deal with the Count?

3. For what will Figaro use his knowledge of drugs?

4. Rosine loses her temper, accusing Bartholo of what?

5. What does Rosine say about the man that Figaro was with?

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