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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Figaro try to change the subject by asking when he is going to be able to do his job and shave Bartholo?
(a) Bazile is clearly confused about who "Alonzo" is.
(b) He is nervous about having Bartholo in the room.
(c) He wants to shave Bartholo and go home.
(d) He feels the tension in the air.
2. What does the Count protest?
(a) He adores her.
(b) He does not know her.
(c) He wants to leave.
(d) He hates her.
3. Of what does Bartholo accuse Figaro?
(a) Coming back to cause more disturbances in the house.
(b) Bringing a strange new music teacher to his home.
(c) Leaving the door unlocked.
(d) Allowing the Count into his home.
4. Why does the Count insist that the marriage is an honorable one?
(a) He got to her first.
(b) She loves him.
(c) He has a title and is rich.
(d) He loves her.
5. What does Bazile do when Bartholo asks for the cash back?
(a) He gives it to him.
(b) He runs away with it.
(c) He laughs.
(d) Bazile refuses to return it.
6. What does the Count finally win through a bag of coins?
(a) His freedom.
(b) The lottery.
(c) Bazile's support.
(d) Rosine's hand in marriage.
7. When does Figaro say is the moment to reveal who the Count truly is?
(b) As soon as she walks through the door.
(c) If she protests that her love is still true.
(d) If she says she does not love him.
8. What is everybody joining in convincing Bazile to do?
(a) Go back to bed.
(b) Teach Rosine.
(c) Go home.
(d) Stay for a drink.
9. About what is Rosine worrying, when she comes out of her room?
(a) She heard a strange noise.
(b) Bartholo has not come to say good night.
(c) It is past midnight and her lover still has not come.
(d) The storm has scared her.
10. How does Bartholo know there is a plot afoot?
(a) The Count is peering in the window.
(b) Figaro does not have a niece.
(c) The notary seems nervous.
(d) Rosine is acting strange.
11. How does Bartholo react to "Alonzo's" arrival?
(a) He is surprised.
(b) He is immediately suspicious
(c) He is excited to meet the new teacher.
(d) He is nervous.
12. When does Bazile say he will arrive with the notary to perform the wedding?
(a) At eight o'clock.
(b) At two o'clock.
(c) At six o'clock.
(d) At four o'clock.
13. What is Bartholo trying to understand about Rosine?
(a) Why she has stopped singing.
(b) Why she does not want to marry him.
(c) Why she has refused to have any more lessons from Bazile.
(d) Why she no longer talks to him.
14. Why does Bartholo lose his temper and grab the notary by the throat?
(a) He sees the Count kissing Rosine's hand and Figaro embracing Bazile.
(b) He has a short temper.
(c) He has allowed the Count near Rosine.
(d) He wants to marry Rosine right away.
15. What does Bartholo tell Rosine the Count had told him?
(a) The Count loves her desperately and will be there around midnight.
(b) The Count showed the letter to another woman, and then told Bartholo the whole story in the hopes of getting Rosine away from the Count.
(c) The Count never loved her and is not coming.
(d) The Count wrote her a love letter but Bartholo had destroyed it in a fit of rage.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Bazile's opinion, when is a husband asking for trouble?
2. Why is there a lot of whispering back and forth between the characters?
3. Bazile, completely confused, decides it probably is a good idea for him to do what?
4. Rosine comes in, refusing to take any more music lessons from anybody. Why does she quickly change her mind?
5. Why does Bazile witness the Count and Rosine sign the contract?
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