The Barber of Seville Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Figaro promise to do?
(a) Unlock the door.
(b) Throw Bazile out the window.
(c) Beat up Bartholo.
(d) Save Rosine.

2. Why does Figaro lend the Count his guitar, telling him to sing anything that comes into his mind?
(a) The Count has a beautiful voice, so any song will do.
(b) Whatever he plays and sings will distract Bartholo.
(c) Anything is better than nothing.
(d) Love will make it sound sweet no matter what.

3. On what does Figaro comment?
(a) Bartholo's desire for information regarding "The Futile Precaution," suggesting that Bartholo's attempts to keep Rosine for himself are themselves futile precautions.
(b) Bartholo's love for Rosine.
(c) Bartholo's command over Rosine.
(d) Bartholo's severe behavior.

4. What does the Count instantly resolve to do?
(a) Leave and go home.
(b) Court her and marry her.
(c) Get her psychological help.
(d) Beg her to divorce her husband.

5. What job does Figaro have, as we wanders through Spain?
(a) He writes music and poetry.
(b) He works as a clerk and a writer.
(c) He makes violins.
(d) He acts as barber for anyone who needs him.

6. What is the Count resolved to do?
(a) Kill the music teacher.
(b) Sing for Rosine.
(c) Keep his real identity a secret.
(d) Tell her who he is.

7. Figaro sees her point, and suggests that Rosine do what?
(a) Send "Lindor" a note to be more kind to Bartholo.
(b) Send "Lindor" a note saying he needs to be more thoughtful next time he visits outside her window.
(c) Send "Lindor" a note saying he needs to be calm and rational.
(d) Send "Lindor" a note saying he is sorry for being so rude to Bartholo.

8. On what does the Count romantically comment?
(a) Rosine's attractiveness.
(b) Rosine's dark eyes.
(c) Rosine's beautiful dress.
(d) Rosine's sweet voice.

9. What does the Count insist that Bartholo show him?
(a) To his room.
(b) His love.
(c) His letter of exemption.
(d) To the kitchen.

10. What is Figaro about to do, when the Count asks how to find him?
(a) Go to the house.
(b) Take a nap.
(c) Climb a tree.
(d) Run off.

11. How does Rosine describe Figaro?
(a) As a good fellow.
(b) As a sneaky fellow.
(c) As a strange fellow.
(d) As her best friend.

12. Why does the Count ask what Figaro is doing in Seville?
(a) Since the Count found Figaro a job as a writer.
(b) He thought Figaro had died.
(c) Since the Count got Figaro a job in the government.
(d) He heard Figaro had moved to Paris.

13. How does Figaro tease Rosine?
(a) By not revealing the truth right away about in whom the man is interested.
(b) By calling her names.
(c) By tickling her.
(d) By telling her he has the perfect husband for her but not telling her who it is.

14. What does the letter tell Bartholo to do?
(a) Kick "Lindor" out.
(b) Give "Lindor" a bed for a night.
(c) Send "Lindor" back to the military barracks.
(d) Call the police.

15. How does Figaro learn that Bazile tells Bartholo that the Count is in town, has taken rooms at a fancy hotel and is going out every evening in disguise?
(a) He is listening at the door.
(b) He is hanging outside the window.
(c) He is peeping out of a nearby cupboard and overhearing.
(d) He is hiding under the bed.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Rosine angrily ask, regarding her feelings about Bartholo?

2. What does Bartholo see the Count putting back in his pocket?

3. What does the Count do, regarding Rosine's song?

4. What does the Count vow to do?

5. Who does Figaro say he was talking to on the street?

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