Edward II: The Troublesome Reign and Lamentable End of Edward the Second, King of England, with the Tragical Fall of Proud Mortimer Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Baldock at the end of Scene 6, why do all men live?
(a) To die.
(b) To be glad.
(c) To suffer.
(d) To strive.

2. With what natural image does Kent characterize the vengeance he must face for betraying his brother?
(a) Fire.
(b) Buzzards.
(c) Stones.
(d) Rain.

3. In Edward's pained lamenting in Scene 3, who among his executed friends does he not mention?
(a) Spencer Junior.
(b) Spencer Senior.
(c) Baldock.
(d) Gaveston.

4. What does Edward II intend to do as his armies are being defeated?
(a) Go into hiding in Wales.
(b) Fly to Ireland.
(c) Surrender to Isabella and Mortimer.
(d) Stay and die in the field.

5. According to Matrevis in the beginning of Scene 3, men are meant to live in what?
(a) The light.
(b) Peace.
(c) Misery.
(d) Hope.

6. What announcement has Spencer Junior recently made in Scene 3?
(a) A general curfew for the northern towns.
(b) A reward for Mortimer's capture.
(c) A festival to be held in Edward's honor.
(d) An amnesty for lords who took up arms and retreated.

7. What does Edward offer to Leicester in place of Baldock and Spencer Junior?
(a) His heart.
(b) His crown.
(c) His purse.
(d) His soul.

8. At the closing of Edward's revenge pledge in Scene 1, whom does he adopt and bestow titles?
(a) Pembroke.
(b) Spencer Senior.
(c) Spencer Junior.
(d) Arundel.

9. Who tries to stop Mortimer from having Kent executed in Scene 4?
(a) Isabella.
(b) Canterbury.
(c) Edward III.
(d) Leicester.

10. Who does Edward want to accompany Isabella on her journey to France?
(a) Mortimer Junior.
(b) Edward III.
(c) Spencer Senior.
(d) Levune.

11. In Scene 3, what does Edward suggest Matrevis and Gurney give to Isabella and Mortimer?
(a) His heart.
(b) His sword.
(c) His royal crest.
(d) His head.

12. Of what is the abbot assuring Edward at the beginning of the scene?
(a) Edward is the rghtful heir to the throne of England.
(b) He will soon regain his throne.
(c) God protects the righteous.
(d) He will not admit any of Edward's enemies.

13. Into what does Edward will heaven turn his crown before he give it to Mortimer?
(a) Poison.
(b) A sword.
(c) A jester's cap.
(d) Fire.

14. What do Matrevis and Gurney use to wash Edward's face in Scene 3?
(a) Edward's own blood.
(b) Wine.
(c) Their spittle.
(d) A puddle.

15. What information about Isabella does Kent reveal in his soliloquy in Scene 5?
(a) She detests her son by Edward.
(b) She intends to return to France for the remainder of her life.
(c) She has died in the battle.
(d) She is in love with Mortimer.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does the Earl of Kent refer to his brother Edward in Scene 1?

2. Which of the following groups of soldiers is not mentioned to be in Spencer Senior's retinue?

3. What does Edward protest she should be given instead of a litter?

4. How does Leicester recommend Edward view Killingworth Castle at the beginning of the scene?

5. To what animal does Edward compare himself in his response to Leicester's kind words?

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