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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What purpose does "A Walpurgis's Night Dream" serve in this play?
(a) A ritual to conjure up a spell of eternal darkness.
(b) Comic relief.
(c) Commentary on Faust and Gretchen.
(d) A cover for Faust's escape.
2. What does Faust attempt to bring Gretchen during "The Street Outside Gretchen's Door"?
(a) A bottle of wine.
(b) A ring.
(c) A necklace.
(d) A flower.
3. What does Mephistopheles suggest about Faust's vows of love to Gretchen in "A Street"?
(a) He will be blaspheming.
(b) He will be lying.
(c) He will be sincere.
(d) He will be manipulating Gretchen into doing the same.
4. How does Gretchen feel about Barbara?
(a) She feels sorry for her.
(b) She is angry at her.
(c) She feels triumphant at her friend's downfall.
(d) She feels ashamed of her.
5. What does Gretchen do with the daisy she picks while walking with Faust?
(a) She throws it in the water.
(b) She puts it in her hair.
(c) She plays "He loves me, he loves me not."
(d) She throws it in the fire.
6. In "A Garden," what does Gretchen admit to being surprised about?
(a) Mephistopheles remembers her.
(b) Martha's husband is dead.
(c) Faust does not treat her like a simpleton.
(d) Faust finds her attractive.
7. What does Gretchen pray for in "By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall, Night"?
(a) Atonement for her sins.
(b) Mephistopheles's soul.
(d) Forgiveness for Faust.
8. In what language is the song heard during "A Cathedral"?
9. Why does Gretchen say she no longer has in "A Prison"?
10. Along with the death of Valentine, what else is tormenting Gretchen?
(a) Her rape by Mephistopheles.
(b) Her excommunication.
(c) The murder of Martha.
(d) The death of her mother.
11. What about Faust concerns Gretchen the most?
(a) His atheism.
(b) His love of drinking.
(c) The state of his soul.
(d) His attitude towards Martha.
12. Who torments Gretchen while she is in church?
(a) An angel.
(c) An evil spirit.
13. Why does Mephistopheles come to Gretchen's cell at the end of the play?
(a) He is there to kill Gretchen.
(b) He is hiding from a witch.
(c) He is warning Faust that he will be caught if he does not leave.
(d) He removes his contract from Faust.
14. What has worsened Barbara's plight, according to Lieschen?
(a) The father of Barbara's baby has run away.
(b) Barbara is very ill.
(c) Barbara has recently been robbed and has no money.
(d) Barbara has renounced God.
15. What does Gretchen initially believe about Faust when he comes into her cell?
(a) He is there to rape her.
(b) He is the devil.
(c) He is a guard taking her to the gallows.
(d) He is a priest coming to administer her Last Rites.
Short Answer Questions
1. What promise does Mephistopheles extract from Faust before taking him to meet Gretchen?
2. To which author do the characters in the chapter "A Walpurgis Night's Dream" belong?
3. What scene is being presented in "A Walpurgis Night's Dream"?
4. What does the voice at the end of "Faust" proclaim?
5. Of what is Faust irrationally jealous in regards to its proximity to Gretchen?
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