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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who warns Christian that Ligniere's life is in danger?
(a) Ragueneau
(b) The foodseller
(c) Roxane
(d) A pickpocket

2. What famous historical figure does the Comte de Guiche claim as his uncle?
(a) Cardinal Richelieu
(b) Louis XIV
(c) Danton
(d) Marquis de Sade

3. What action in Scene 2 signifies that the play-within-the-play is about to begin?
(a) The playing of music
(b) The beginning of the dumb-show
(c) The lighting of the chandeliers
(d) The raising of the curtain

4. Which of the following is not someone to whom Roxane says goodbye as she returns from Clomire's?
(a) Richelieu
(b) Gremione
(c) Barthenoide
(d) Alcandre

5. What false promise to the monk does Roxane claim is in de Guiche's letter?
(a) A chateau in Provence
(b) Her hand in marriage
(c) 250 crowns
(d) An archbishopric

6. What is Ragueneau's profession?
(a) Chef
(b) Musketeer
(c) Courtier
(d) Actor

7. How long does the monk say Cyrano needs to detain the Comte de Guiche?
(a) Indefinitely
(b) 15 minutes
(c) An hour
(d) 2 hours

8. What rhymed recipe does Ragueneau present to his poets?
(a) Raspberry cream puffs
(b) Braised pork with capers
(c) Game hen with shallots
(d) Almond cheese-cakes

9. Where is Ligniere going at the end of Scene 2?
(a) His home
(b) The military camp
(c) Church
(d) The pubs

10. At the beginning of Scene 8, what supposed vice does Cyrano defend to Le Bret?
(a) Obsession
(b) Exaggeration
(c) Arrogance
(d) Stubbornness

11. In Scene 7, behind what does Cyrano tell Roxane his heart cowers?
(a) His wit
(b) His sword
(c) His tears
(d) His pride

12. Who, at the beginning of the Act is relating his misfortunes to the Duenna?
(a) Ragueneau
(b) Ligniere
(c) Cyrano
(d) Christian

13. What does Cyrano demand Christian do in the first line of Scene 10?
(a) Leave the shop
(b) Apologize
(c) Embrace him
(d) Draw his sword

14. To whom does Cyrano send his pages in Scene 1?
(a) Montfleury
(b) Lise
(c) Valvert
(d) de Guiche

15. In his long monologue of Scene 8, Cyrano mentions the name of his editor. Who is it?
(a) Sercy
(b) Michel
(c) Cicero
(d) Odeon

Short Answer Questions

1. Under what name did Roxane go when she was younger?

2. Upon what subject does Roxane expect Christian to speak this night?

3. When does Christian intend to declare his love to Roxane?

4. What character briefly enters the courtyard in Scene 8?

5. What does Cyrano offer to Christian to aid him in his pursuit of Roxane?

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