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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How is the object being carried in Act 3, Scene 2 obtained?
(a) It is received as a gift.
(b) It is stolen from the Vintner.
(c) It is bought.
(d) It is found in the trash.
2. What is Faustus doing at the beginning of Act 5, Scene 1?
(a) Carousing and drinking heavily at a feast.
(b) Praying for forgiveness.
(d) Crying about his damnation.
3. Why does Faustus make his odd request in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) Because he is hungry.
(b) So that he can do whatever he pleases.
(c) Because he has heard how beautiful Helen of Troy is.
(d) Because he is curious.
4. Why does the Chorus say that Faustus was damned?
(a) He hated everyone.
(b) He was not damned.
(c) He wanted too much from life.
(d) He was a murderer.
5. Who appears in the Epilogue?
(a) The Chorus.
6. Who is awestruck at the end of Act 4, Scene 3?
(a) The Duke of Vanholt.
(d) The Duchess of Vanholt.
7. What does Faustus tell the Horse-Courser not to do?
(a) Talk directly to Mephastophilis.
(b) Take the horse into water.
(c) Yell at the horse.
(d) Sell the horse to someone else.
8. What does the Duke of Vanholt promise?
(a) To invite Faustus to visit again soon.
(b) To never forget Faustus.
(c) To reward Faustus for his feat.
(d) To find a wife for Faustus.
9. Why does the new arrival in Act 4, Scene 1 approach Faustus?
(a) Steal Faustus's money.
(b) Borrow Mephastophilis to act as his servant.
(c) Buy Faustus's horse.
(d) Fight Faustus.
10. Whom does Carolus want to see in Act 4, Scene 1?
(a) Alexander the Great and his paramour.
(c) Helen of Troy.
11. What does Faustus command Mephastophilis to do in Act 4, Scene 3?
(a) Get the best grapes that the Duchess of Vanholt has ever tasted.
(b) Summon Alexander the Great.
(c) Kill the Duke of Vanholt.
(d) Summon Helen of Troy.
12. What does Faustus ask for instead of his original plan in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) To meet the Seven Deadly Sins.
(b) To be made invisible.
(c) To meet Helen of Troy.
(d) To see hell.
13. Who is the protagonist of this play?
14. What is the setting of Act 4, Scene 3?
(a) The house of the Duke and Duchess of Vanholt.
(b) Faustus's house.
(c) The woods.
(d) Carolus's house.
15. What does Robin do when he grows tired of the Vintner?
(a) Reads a passage from Faustus's book.
(b) Tells the Vintner to leave.
(c) Runs away.
(d) Confesses to stealing the silver goblet.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whom does Faustus talk to at the beginning of Act 5, Scene 2?
2. Where is Faustus, according to the Epilogue?
3. How does the Pope react to Faustus's actions?
4. Which human arrives in the middle of Act 3, Scene 2?
5. Where are Mephastophilis and Faustus waiting at the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1?
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