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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do Figaro, the Count and Rosine barely have time to discuss, when Bartholo returns, angry with himself for leaving Figaro alone with "Alonzo" and Rosine?
(a) The need to have the keys to help Rosine escape.
(b) Where to hide.
(c) How much they dislike him.
(d) How they are going to do away with him.
2. Why does Bartholo say Rosine had no right to marry the Count without his consent?
(a) He loves Rosine.
(b) Rosine is under the legal age to marry.
(c) She is his charge.
(d) Rosine is already married.
3. How does Bartholo react to "Alonzo's" arrival?
(a) He is surprised.
(b) He is excited to meet the new teacher.
(c) He is nervous.
(d) He is immediately suspicious
4. Why does the Count say that he has authority?
(a) He has the most power.
(b) He has the most money.
(c) He is the Count.
(d) He is the preferred lover of Rosine.
5. What causes Bartholo to rush out of the room?
(a) A noise of breaking china from offstage.
(b) Rosine shouts for him to leave.
(c) A scream.
(d) The Count chases after him.
6. Why does Bazile witness the Count and Rosine sign the contract?
(a) The Count tosses the confused Bazile a bag of money.
(b) He has grown to love Rosine.
(c) He wants to see them both happy.
(d) He cares for the Count.
7. Why is Rosine shocked and humiliated?
(a) "Lindor" no longer loves her.
(b) Figaro is the man she has been in love with.
(c) "Lindor" was in fact deceiving her, expressing love on someone else's behalf.
(d) Neither Bartholo or "Lindor" will marry her.
8. What does Figaro tell the Count to keep secret?
(a) His identity.
(b) His purpose in being there.
(c) That he no longer loves Rosine.
(d) His love for Rosine.
9. What does the Count try to do, as Figaro and Bartholo argue?
(a) Take Rosine away.
(b) Speak with Rosine.
(c) Kiss Rosine.
10. What does Rosine show the Count?
(a) A letter she had written him.
(b) The letter Bartholo gave her.
(c) A note from Figaro.
(d) A song she had written.
11. In Bazile's opinion, when is a husband asking for trouble?
(a) Marrying too young.
(b) When he tries to control his wife.
(c) When he loves her more than she loves him.
(d) Marrying a woman who is not in love with her husband.
12. Why does Bartholo lose his temper and grab the notary by the throat?
(a) He wants to marry Rosine right away.
(b) He has allowed the Count near Rosine.
(c) He sees the Count kissing Rosine's hand and Figaro embracing Bazile.
(d) He has a short temper.
13. Why does the Count quickly change the plan, and tells the notary that the marriage between himself and Rosine scheduled for later that day is to be performed now?
(a) He cannot wait to marry Rosine.
(b) He does not want to lose Rosine to Bartholo.
(c) He wants Rosine to be his.
(d) Bazile arrives with the notary.
14. What is "Alonzo's" second piece of news he passes on from Bazile?
(a) The wedding has been cancelled.
(b) Bazile is not interested in arranging the wedding.
(c) The arrangements have all been made for the wedding tomorrow.
(d) The notary is not available for the wedding.
15. What is everybody joining in convincing Bazile to do?
(a) Stay for a drink.
(b) Teach Rosine.
(c) Go back to bed.
(d) Go home.
Short Answer Questions
1. How do Bartholo and Bazile, carrying a lantern, appear?
2. What does Bartholo finally realize about "Alonzo?"
3. Who is Alonzo?
4. Bartholo calls Figaro a knave. What is Figaro's response?
5. Rosine's temper flares, and over Bartholo's protests, what does she promise?
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