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

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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. To which of the following items does Mortimer compare the king in his jousting crest?
(a) An eagle.
(b) A cedar tree.
(c) A lion.
(d) A flying fish.

2. What does Edward swear to send Gaveston?
(a) Fine clothes.
(b) Letters of love.
(c) Gold.
(d) Reports of his revenge.

3. Where does Edward send Gaveston for banishment?
(a) France.
(b) Ireland.
(c) Norway.
(d) Spain.

4. Which noble does Isabella enlist to be her advocate among the others in Scene 4?
(a) Mortimer Junior.
(b) Warwick.
(c) Lancaster.
(d) Pembroke.

5. Which noble resolves to murder Gaveston personally on his way to see Edward?
(a) Mortimer Junior.
(b) Lancaster.
(c) Warwick.
(d) Pembroke.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Edward protest he will use to sign the writ of banishment?

2. Who of Spencer's relations is Gaveston's lover?

3. Where is Isabella headed when Mortimer halts her in Scene 2?

4. What does Isabella wish would happen to Gaveston at the end of Scene 3?

5. After Gaveston is carried off in Scene 4, what does Edward say stops his speech?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the relationship between Leicester and Edward.

2. What fate befalls the nobles in Scene 3?

3. How do the nobles respond to Gaveston's advancement?

4. What is Margaret and Spencer's plan at the end of Scene 1?

5. How does Mortimer Junior convince the other nobles that Gaveston should be recalled?

6. What outrage does Edward commit in this scene regarding Mortimer Senior?

7. How do Matrevis and Gurney mistreat Edward II in Scene 3?

8. What plan have the nobles mad by the end of Scene 2?

9. What revenge does Gaveston have on the Bishop of Coventry, and why?

10. What is Edward's state of mind in Scene 5?

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