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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What about Faust concerns Gretchen the most?
(a) His love of drinking.
(b) His atheism.
(c) The state of his soul.
(d) His attitude towards Martha.
2. What scene is being presented in "A Walpurgis Night's Dream"?
(a) Bel-Imperia's imprisonment.
(b) Iphigenia's escape from Tauris.
(c) Titania and Oberon's wedding.
(d) The rape of Wendla.
3. To whom is Gretchen praying in the beginning of "By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall, Night"?
(a) Mary Magdalene.
(b) Jesus Christ.
(c) St. Anthony.
(d) The Virgin Mary.
4. Why does Faust fear Mephistopheles's influence over his happiness with Gretchen in "A Cavern"?
(a) He knows Gretchen is protected by God.
(b) He knows Mephistopheles could take everything away.
(c) He knows Mephistopheles wants Gretchen for himself.
(d) He knows Gretchen fears Mephistopheles.
5. In what language is the song heard during "A Cathedral"?
6. What must Faust promise in order to get Gretchen to accept and use the item he gives her in "Martha's Garden"?
(a) He will marry her one day soon.
(b) The potion is safe to use on her mother.
(c) If the flower convinces her that he loves her, he will take her on a trip.
(d) He will attend church with her.
7. What does Gretchen believe is on Faust's hand when she tries to hold it in her cell?
8. What does Mephistopheles admit to Faust will happen when he (Faust) sleeps with Gretchen?
(a) Mephistopheles will be powerless until Faust sleeps with Gretchen.
(b) Gretchen will no longer have the innocence to which Faust is so attracted.
(c) Mephistopheles will also get pleasure from the act.
(d) Mephistopheles's influence over Gretchen will be broken.
9. What does Valentine admit to Gretchen before he dies?
(a) He poisoned her drink.
(b) He has alerted their priest about her condition.
(c) He has renounced God because of her.
(d) He knows her secret.
10. In the final scene, "A Prison," where does Gretchen want Faust to go?
(a) The church.
(b) The pond.
(c) The cemetary.
(d) The gallows.
11. What does Faust give Gretchen at the end of "Martha's Garden"?
(a) A flower.
(b) A ring.
(c) A sleeping potion.
(d) A book of philosophy.
12. Who is Barbara?
(a) Faust's daughter.
(b) Mephistopheles's favorite witch.
(c) Gretchen's sister.
(d) An unwed, pregnant girl.
13. What is Gretchen attending during "A Cathedral"?
(b) A mass for the dead.
(c) Lenten rituals.
(d) Sunday morning mass.
14. What promise does Mephistopheles extract from Faust before taking him to meet Gretchen?
(a) Faust must not look Martha in the eyes.
(b) Faust must lie about Martha's husband.
(c) Faust must not take Gretchen's virginity.
(d) Faust must never drink their wine, as it has been touched by a priest.
15. Why was Gretchen forced to raise her now-deceased sister and take care of the house when she was younger?
(a) Her father disappeared.
(b) Her mother was ill.
(c) Her mother was forced to work as a maid.
(d) Her mother was in prison.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Mephistopheles agree to do if Faust frees Gretchen?
2. While dancing with the young one in "Walpurgis Night," what vision does Faust claim to have had?
3. To which author do the characters in the chapter "A Walpurgis Night's Dream" belong?
4. What does Valentine not do as he dies?
5. While being tormented in "A Cathedral," what does Gretchen imagine happening?
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