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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What scene is being presented in "A Walpurgis Night's Dream"?
(a) Bel-Imperia's imprisonment.
(b) Iphigenia's escape from Tauris.
(c) The rape of Wendla.
(d) Titania and Oberon's wedding.
2. From where does the voice at the end of "Faust" come?
3. What purpose does Gretchen's song serve in prison?
(a) She is trying to send a message to Faust.
(b) She thinks she is singing to her child.
(c) She is trying to figure out who is responsible for her plight.
(d) She is trying to fool everyone into thinking she is mad.
4. In "Open Country, Night," where do the witches perform their ritual?
(a) Faust's study.
(b) The prison.
(c) The gallows.
(d) The woods.
5. In musical terms, what is the scene "A Walpurgis's Night Dream" called in the text?
6. What does Martha warn Mephistopheles about while Gretchen and Faust speak?
(a) She warns him that Faust better not hurt Gretchen.
(b) She warns him that Gretchen is on the brink of joining a nunnery.
(c) She warns him that he will be unhappy in their town.
(d) She warns him to not die a bachelor.
7. What does Valentine admit to Gretchen before he dies?
(a) He knows her secret.
(b) He poisoned her drink.
(c) He has alerted their priest about her condition.
(d) He has renounced God because of her.
8. What does Mephistopheles warn Faust about in regards to his affections for Gretchen?
(a) Faust will find another woman more attractive.
(b) Faust will never find the courage to act on his lust.
(c) Faust will take his feelings for Gretchen too far.
(d) Gretchen will outgrow her feelings for him.
9. Which Biblical character is apparently present on Walpurgis Night?
(d) Pontius Pilate.
10. Who is Barbara?
(a) Faust's daughter.
(b) Gretchen's sister.
(c) Mephistopheles's favorite witch.
(d) An unwed, pregnant girl.
11. What is Faust awed by, according to the beginning of "A Forest Cavern"?
(a) Gretchen refuses to be swayed by Mephistopheles.
(b) He has no feelings beyond lust for Gretchen.
(c) Gretchen understands his feelings about God.
(d) He has fallen deeply in love with Gretchen.
12. What is the occupation of Gretchen's brother?
13. What does Gretchen pray for in "By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall, Night"?
(a) Forgiveness for Faust.
(c) Atonement for her sins.
(d) Mephistopheles's soul.
14. What does Faust promise Gretchen in "A Garden"?
(a) He will seek approval for their marriage from her mother.
(b) He will go to confession.
(c) He will love her forever.
(d) He will get rid of Mephistopheles.
15. Where does Mephistopheles urge Faust to go at the end of "A Forest Cavern"?
(c) Gretchen's bed.
(d) Martha's garden.
Short Answer Questions
1. What about Faust concerns Gretchen the most?
2. Who torments Gretchen while she is in church?
3. In the final scene, "A Prison," where does Gretchen want Faust to go?
4. What is the song about in "A Cathedral"?
5. Why does Valentine duel Mephistopheles and Faust?
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