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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the first to tell Antipholus of Ephesus and his men that they cannot enter the house in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Luciana.
(b) Luce.
(c) Dromio of Syracuse.
(d) Adriana.

2. Who is not waiting with Antipholus of Ephesus at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Angelo.
(b) Dromio of Ephesus.
(c) Luce.
(d) Balthazar.

3. Finish the sentence: "The gold I gave to Dromio is laid up safe at the Centaur; and the heedful slave is wander'd forth, in care to seek me out by computation and mine host's _____."
(a) Story.
(b) Repose.
(c) Heart.
(d) Report.

4. Who calls out to Antipholus of Ephesus' servants to let them inside the house in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Balthazar.
(b) Dromio of Ephesus.
(c) Angelo.
(d) Dromio of Syracuse.

5. What does Dromio of Ephesus deny being given by Antipholus of Syracuse?
(a) A mirror.
(b) A chain.
(c) A book.
(d) Gold.

6. What does Luciana say Antipholus of Ephesus' is "the bridle" of?
(a) Love.
(b) Good deeds.
(c) Family.
(d) Will.

7. Who says, "Yet this my comfort: when your words are done, my woes end likewise with the evening sun"?
(a) The Duke.
(b) Egeon.
(c) The Duke's officer.
(d) The Duke's attendant.

8. What time does Adriana complain it is at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) 5 o'clock.
(b) Noon.
(c) 1 o'clock.
(d) 2 o'clock.

9. Where is Act 1, Scene 2 set?
(a) The mart.
(b) Antipholus of Syracuse's home.
(c) Antipholus of Ephesus' home.
(d) The palace.

10. What does Antipholus of Syracuse do to Dromio of Ephesus after he begins talking about Antipholus' wife in Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Laughs at him.
(b) Beats him.
(c) Makes fun of him.
(d) Yells at him.

11. What does Adriana tell Dromio of Ephesus she will do if he disobeys her near the end of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Fire him.
(b) Beat him.
(c) Disown him.
(d) Curse him.

12. Finish the sentence: "Whom whilst I labour'd of a love to see, I hazarded the loss of whom I ____."
(a) Missed.
(b) Loved.
(c) Had.
(d) Know.

13. Where does Act 3, Scene 1 take place?
(a) The Tiger.
(b) The house of Antipholus of Ephesus.
(c) The palace.
(d) The Centaur.

14. Who is the first to enter the scene during Adriana and Luciana's conversation at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 1?
(a) Dromio of Ephesus.
(b) Dromio of Syracuse.
(c) Antipholus of Ephesus.
(d) Antipholus of Syracuse.

15. Who does Antipholus of Syracuse call a "villain" in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Angelo.
(b) Adriana.
(c) Dromio of Syracuse.
(d) Balthazar.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Adriana tell Dromio of Ephesus to do after he has told his story in Act 2, Scene 1?

2. Where does Dromio of Syracuse say one should not drop their money in during Act 2, Scene 2?

3. Who says, "Now, trust me, were it not against our laws, against my crown, my oath, my dignity"?

4. During their conversation in Act 3, Scene 1, what does Balthazar tell Antipholus of Ephesus he is more pleased with than the prospect of food?

5. What is the name of the establishment that Balthazar suggests Antipholus of Ephesus and his friends go to for dinner?

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