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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the establishment that Antipholus of Ephesus decides to take his friends to for dinner?
(a) The Blue Monkey.
(b) The Centaur.
(c) The Tiger.
(d) The Porpentine.

2. What does the Duke offer Egeon at the end of Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) To let him go into the city and borrow money for his ransom.
(b) To let him go in exchange for his labor.
(c) To let him go for nothing.
(d) To not make him pay a ransom.

3. What caused Egeon and his family to abandon the ship carrying them home according to his story in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) Bad weather.
(b) The crew had become sick.
(c) An attack.
(d) They were made to abandon ship by the crew.

4. Why does Antipholus of Syracuse suggest that Dromio must have spoken with Adriana before in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Because she is pretty.
(b) Because she knows his name.
(c) Because she is nice.
(d) Because she looks familiar.

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

6. Where does the First Merchant tell Antipholus of Syracuse he should pretend to be from at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Corinth.
(b) Africa.
(c) Epidamnum.
(d) Greece.

7. Who says, "Thus I mend it: Time himself is bald and therefore to the world's end will have bald followers"?
(a) Antipholus of Syracuse.
(b) Antipholus of Ephesus.
(c) Dromio of Syracuse.
(d) Dromio of Ephesus.

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

9. How old was Egeon's son when he decided to leave home in search of his lost brother?
(a) 24.
(b) 18.
(c) 20.
(d) 21.

10. Who is described as "horn-mad"?
(a) Luciana.
(b) Adriana.
(c) Dromio.
(d) Antipholus.

11. Where does Act 2, Scene 1 take place?
(a) Antipholus of Ephesus' house.
(b) The Tiger.
(c) A market.
(d) The Porpentine.

12. What areas does Egeon tell the Duke he traveled through before coming to Ephesus?
(a) Africa and Italy.
(b) Greece and France.
(c) Africa and Asia.
(d) Greece and Asia.

13. Who says, "Ay, to a niggardly host, and more sparing guest: but though my cates be mean, take them in good part"?
(a) Dromio of Ephesus.
(b) Antipholus of Ephesus.
(c) Angelo.
(d) Dromio of Syracuse.

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

15. Who says, "The plainer dealer, the sooner lost: yet he loseth it in a kind of jollity"?
(a) Dromio of Ephesus.
(b) Antipholus of Syracuse.
(c) Antipholus of Ephesus.
(d) Dromio of Syracuse.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Luciana tell Adriana that jealousy has caused her to become at the end of Act 2, Scene 1?

2. What is the name of the servant who banters with Antipholus of Ephesus and his men who are still stuck outside the house in Act 3, Scene 1?

3. Finish the sentence: "Say that I linger'd with you at your shop to see the making of her ______."

4. Who tells Dromio of Syracuse to "bid the servants spread for dinner"?

5. Where do Antipholus of Syracuse and Dromio of Syracuse go at the end of Act 2, Scene 2?

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