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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the notary ask the Count to confirm that he is, in fact, Almaviva?
(a) The notary has two marriage contracts with him: one for the wedding of Bartholo and Rosine, the other for the wedding of Almaviva and Rosine.
(b) To make the wedding official.
(c) The notary does not trust him.
(d) Only a Count could marry on such short notice.
2. What happens every time the Count kisses Rosine's hand?
(a) He makes a funny noise.
(b) Rosine stops singing and Bartholo wakes up.
(c) Rosine sings louder.
(d) Rosine giggles.
3. Rosine comes in, refusing to take any more music lessons from anybody. Why does she quickly change her mind?
(a) When she sees "Alonzo" and instantly realizes who he is.
(b) She thinks that Bazile is coming.
(c) She assumes Bazile has quit.
(d) "Alonzo" is handsome.
4. 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.
5. With what does Bartholo gently confront Rosine?
(a) A marriage proposal.
(b) The love letter she wrote.
(c) A note from Figaro.
(d) A love letter from himself.
6. Rosine's temper flares, and over Bartholo's protests, what does she promise?
(a) To never marry.
(b) To marry the man who can free her from him.
(c) To run away.
(d) To become a nun.
7. How does Bazile respond when Bartholo asks him why he accepted the cash?
(a) He couldn not put it down.
(b) He loves money.
(c) When confusion arises, money always settles it.
(d) He needs the money.
8. Why is there a lot of whispering back and forth between the characters?
(a) They are trying to figure out how to escape.
(b) They do not know what to do with Bazile.
(c) They all are trying to decide how to get rid of Bartholo.
(d) All trying for different reasons to convince Bazile to go along with the "Alonzo" story.
9. Why is Rosine shocked and humiliated?
(a) "Lindor" no longer loves her.
(b) Neither Bartholo or "Lindor" will marry her.
(c) Figaro is the man she has been in love with.
(d) "Lindor" was in fact deceiving her, expressing love on someone else's behalf.
10. How does Bartholo react to "Alonzo's" arrival?
(a) He is excited to meet the new teacher.
(b) He is surprised.
(c) He is immediately suspicious
(d) He is nervous.
11. Why are Figaro and the Count trapped in Rosine's room?
(a) The entrances are all blocked.
(b) Someone has taken away the ladder they used to climb into the room.
(c) The door is locked.
(d) The window is boarded up.
12. What does the Count finally win through a bag of coins?
(a) His freedom.
(b) Rosine's hand in marriage.
(c) The lottery.
(d) Bazile's support.
13. What is everybody joining in convincing Bazile to do?
(a) Stay for a drink.
(b) Teach Rosine.
(c) Go home.
(d) Go back to bed.
14. 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 does not want to lose Rosine to Bartholo.
(b) He wants Rosine to be his.
(c) Bazile arrives with the notary.
(d) He cannot wait to marry Rosine.
15. When does Bazile say he will arrive with the notary to perform the wedding?
(a) At eight o'clock.
(b) At four o'clock.
(c) At two o'clock.
(d) At six o'clock.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Figaro say he is in the company of the Count?
2. How does Bartholo know there is a plot afoot?
3. Why does the Count insist that the marriage is an honorable one?
4. 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?
5. Once Bazile leaves, what does Figaro prepare to do?
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