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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who arrives after Faustus's first guests leave in Act 5, Scene 1?
(c) An old man.
2. Why does Wagner believe that Faustus is preparing to die?
(a) Wagner does not believe that Faustus is preparing to die.
(b) Faustus gave Wagner all of his possessions.
(c) Faustus refuses to see anyone.
(d) Faustus has been praying lately.
3. When does Faustus claim that he is going to die?
(a) Next month.
(c) In one year.
4. What do Mephastophilis and Faustus do to the people singing a dirge at the end of Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Hide from them.
(c) Beat them.
(d) Kill them.
5. What does Wagner feel that Faustus should be doing at the beginning of Act 5, Scene 1?
(a) Visiting family.
(b) Preparing his soul for heaven.
6. What does Robin do when he grows tired of the Vintner?
(a) Confesses to stealing the silver goblet.
(b) Runs away.
(c) Reads a passage from Faustus's book.
(d) Tells the Vintner to leave.
7. What is Faustus discussing with his guests in Act 5, Scene 1?
(c) The fine ladies in the world.
8. Where are Carolus and Faustus at the beginning of Act 4, Scene 1?
(a) In hell.
(b) At the theater.
(c) At breakfast.
(d) At dinner.
9. What is the Vintner searching for?
(a) Helen of Troy.
(b) His money.
(c) His silver goblet.
(d) A book.
10. What does Faustus speak of after talking to the Old Man?
(a) His friends.
(b) His pending death.
(d) God and forgiveness.
11. Who does Faustus play a joke on in Act 4, Scene 1?
(c) The cynical knight.
12. Which human arrives in the middle of Act 3, Scene 2?
(d) The Vintner.
13. Whom does Faustus summon from the dead in Act 5, Scene 1?
(b) King Arthur.
(c) Alexander the Great.
(d) Helen of Troy.
14. Who enters the room with a large retinue of attendants in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Helen of Troy.
(b) The Pope.
15. Why does the Horse-Courser offer Faustus more money?
(a) To command Mephastophilis to let him go.
(b) To sell him another horse.
(c) To give him some food.
(d) To allow him to sleep there.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who threatens to tear Faustus apart in Act 5, Scene 1?
2. Which Greek god(dess) is alluded to in the Epilogue?
3. What does the Duke of Vanholt promise?
4. Who does Faustus say retrieved the grapes?
5. Why does Faustus make his odd request in Act 3, Scene 1?
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