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

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 161 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Barber of Seville Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Figaro reassure the Count?
(a) Rosine does not know who he is.
(b) Bartholo will let the Count marry Rosine.
(c) Bartholo does not love Rosine.
(d) Everything is going to be all right.

2. What does Rosine do after awhile of listening to the Count?
(a) She sings along with him.
(b) She calls for Bartholo.
(c) She tells him to be quiet.
(d) She closes her window.

3. For what will Figaro use his knowledge of drugs?
(a) To paralyze Bartholo.
(b) To kill Bartholo's servants.
(c) To put Bartholo to sleep.
(d) To put Bartholo's servants to sleep.

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

5. For whom does Count Almaviva wait?
(a) Rosine.
(b) Figaro.
(c) Bartholo.
(d) Rosaline.

6. What does Bartholo say about putting trust in anyone?
(a) It is a good idea.
(b) It takes courage.
(c) It is dangerous.
(d) It is a beautiful thing.

7. How does Figaro surprise Rosine?
(a) He sings to her.
(b) He climbs in her window.
(c) He calls her name.
(d) He suddenly comes in.

8. What does Rosine do with the song?
(a) She throws it in the fire.
(b) She drops it out the window.
(c) She gives it to Bartholo.
(d) She tears it up.

9. At a performance of this play when it was first written, what expectations would the audience have had?
(a) They would expect him to be evil.
(b) How this greedy, old character would behave and how the other characters would react to him.
(c) They would expect him to be young and handsome.
(d) How this dumb servant hads humor to the play.

10. What does Rosine angrily ask, regarding her feelings about Bartholo?
(a) Why does she find him so attractive?
(b) Why he is so unkind to her?
(c) Why he is always accusing her?
(d) Why does she find him so unattractive?

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

12. What does Bazile tell Bartholo to start?
(a) Calling the police.
(b) Beating up the Count.
(c) A nasty, slanderous rumor about the Count.
(d) Notifying the national authorities.

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

14. While Figaro is composing a song, through what does he go?
(a) Several guitar pics.
(b) Several different tunes.
(c) Several violin strings.
(d) Several different sets of lyrics.

15. What has the Count recently found out about Rosine?
(a) Her name, that she is a widow, and is in mourning.
(b) Her name, that she is a widow, and is married to Bartholo.
(c) Her name, that she is an orphan, and married to Bartholo.
(d) Her name, that she is an orphan, and is unmarried.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Rosine do in her free time?

2. How does the Count meet Rosine?

3. On what does Rosine hope Bartholo chokes?

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

5. How is a commedia and today's example similar?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 622 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Barber of Seville Lesson Plans
The Barber of Seville from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook