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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How is Bartholo going to keep "accidents" from happening?
(a) Bartholo is going to put Rosine in another room.
(b) Bartholo is going to board up her window.
(c) Bartholo is going to have the Count and Figaro imprisoned.
(d) Bartholo is going to pad the walls.

2. What does Bartholo threaten to have done to the Count?
(a) Have him put in jail.
(b) Have him exiled.
(c) Have him thrown out.
(d) Have him killed.

3. 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 loves the talk about war.
(b) Bartholo will be obliged to invite him in.
(c) Bartholo will be obliged to get drunk with him.
(d) Bartholo has a soft spot in his heart for soldiers.

4. What does Rosine say as she stands at her window?
(a) She detests Bartholo.
(b) The stars are beautiful.
(c) She enjoys the night air.
(d) Romeo! Romeo! Where for art thou, Romeo?

5. What interrupts Bartholo's complaining?
(a) The entrance of Bazile, Rosine's music teacher.
(b) The entrance of the Count, to save Rosine.
(c) The entrance of Figaro, to say hello.
(d) The entrance of Rosine.

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

7. How is a commedia and today's example similar?
(a) Both have music.
(b) Both have dramatic events.
(c) Both have tragic endings.
(d) Both have central characters that generally behave the same way no matter the specifics of the story in which they are involved.

8. Why does Figaro say he feels "Lindor's" passion?
(a) Figaro is in love with Rosine.
(b) "Lindor's" passion is so intense.
(c) "Lindor" is not passionate enough.
(d) Figaro is more passionate than "Lindor."

9. Rosine wonders whether Bartholo thinks she would not be able to resist even the attractions of a servant like Figaro, which leads Bartholo to make what suggestion?
(a) Men never truly love women.
(b) Women can find any man attractive.
(c) Women never love men.
(d) Men can find any woman attractive.

10. Why are Bartholo's servants not very helpful?
(a) They were given the day off.
(b) They do not like him.
(c) They have been drugged by Figaro.
(d) They are stupid.

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

12. What do the Count and Figaro discover about the song?
(a) It is beautiful.
(b) It is a note to Bartholo.
(c) It is actually a poem.
(d) It is actually a letter.

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

14. What would Bazile's suggestion do to the Count?
(a) Destroy his looks and Rosine's love for him.
(b) Destroy the Count more thoroughly than a beating.
(c) Keep him from Rosine.
(d) Send him to another country.

15. How does Bartholo enter?
(a) He walks in.
(b) He storms in.
(c) He crawls in.
(d) He creeps in.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is Count Almaviva disguised as a priest in a cloak and turned down hat?

2. What has the Count recently found out about Rosine?

3. What is the Count resolved to do?

4. As Figaro finishes singing his new composition, what does he realize about the "priest?"

5. What does Figaro tell the Count about Rosine's music teacher?

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