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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who attacks Mary during the Which trial in Act 2?
(a) Goody Osbourne.
(c) Rebecca Nurse.
(d) Sarah Good.
2. What do Abigail and the girls do to scare Mary into denouncing John Proctor?
(a) They accuse her of conjuring the devil.
(b) They threaten to kill her.
(c) They mock her, copying everything she says.
(d) They faint.
3. Which one of the girls caught in the forest admits they made it all up?
4. Giles tries to defend his wife. What does he accuse Mr. Putnam of?
(a) Of using the trial to get land.
(b) Of having an affair with his wife.
(c) Of using the trial to scare children.
(d) Of using the trial to do the deeds of the devil.
5. How many character witnesses are on John Proctor's list?
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act 4, Elizabeth tells John that a number of people have already confessed. How many?
2. Why won't Danforth pardon the accused?
3. Why is Hathorne suspicious of Hale?
4. In court, Abigail claims that Mary is bewitching her by doing what to her?
5. Who denounces the court at the end of Act 3?
Short Essay Questions
1. The town of Salem isn't doing well. What are some examples of how bad things have gotten since the trials?
2. What do we learn about Abigail in Act 4?
3. Hale is suspicious of John Proctor's religious commitment. Why?
4. In nearby Andover, the courts were overthrown and now Parris wants Danforth to delay any more trials. What is he worried about?
5. Why is Danforth suspicious of Hale?
6. John Proctor will confess verbally, but won't sign the confession. Why?
7. What commandment does John Proctor forget and why?
8. Toward the end of Act 3, John Proctor finally attacks Abigail physically in court. What sends him over the edge?
9. Who is the only person that cares that John Proctor and Giles don't have lawyers? Why is he concerned?
10. In Act 2, what is Elizabeth Proctor accused of doing to Abigail?
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