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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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.
2. How does Gretchen admit to feeling when Faust is not around?
3. Where does Mephistopheles urge Faust to go at the end of "A Forest Cavern"?
(a) Gretchen's bed.
(c) Martha's garden.
4. Which Biblical character is apparently present on Walpurgis Night?
(d) Pontius Pilate.
5. In "A Garden," what does Gretchen admit to being surprised about?
(a) Faust finds her attractive.
(b) Mephistopheles remembers her.
(c) Martha's husband is dead.
(d) Faust does not treat her like a simpleton.
6. What does Faust propose to Gretchen during "Martha's Garden"?
(a) He asks if she would run away with him.
(b) He asks if they can get married.
(c) He asks if she would like to move in with him.
(d) He asks if they can sleep together.
7. What is the song about in "A Cathedral"?
(a) God punishing the wicked.
(b) Jesus healing the sick.
(c) Jesus raising the dead.
(d) God forgiving the wicked.
8. Why does Faust fear Mephistopheles's influence over his happiness with Gretchen in "A Cavern"?
(a) He knows Mephistopheles could take everything away.
(b) He knows Gretchen is protected by God.
(c) He knows Mephistopheles wants Gretchen for himself.
(d) He knows Gretchen fears Mephistopheles.
9. What has worsened Barbara's plight, according to Lieschen?
(a) The father of Barbara's baby has run away.
(b) Barbara has recently been robbed and has no money.
(c) Barbara is very ill.
(d) Barbara has renounced God.
10. Who is singing in the church?
(a) The priest.
(b) The altarboys.
(c) The choir.
11. What does Gretchen believe about Mephistopheles?
(a) He needs to go with her to church.
(b) He is a bad influence on Faust.
(c) He is a wandering soldier.
(d) He is Faust's brother.
12. What is Gretchen attending during "A Cathedral"?
(b) Sunday morning mass.
(c) A mass for the dead.
(d) Lenten rituals.
13. Why was Gretchen forced to raise her now-deceased sister and take care of the house when she was younger?
(a) Her mother was forced to work as a maid.
(b) Her mother was in prison.
(c) Her mother was ill.
(d) Her father disappeared.
14. While being tormented in "A Cathedral," what does Gretchen imagine happening?
(a) The Communion wine has turned to blood.
(b) The walls of the cathedral are closing in on her.
(c) The body of Christ is choking her.
(d) The giant crucifix is going to fall on her.
15. Which mountains do Faust and Mephistopheles travel to in "Walpurgis Night"?
(a) The Black Forest Mountain Range.
(b) The Hartz Mountains.
(c) Eastern Alps.
Short Answer Questions
1. When Faust has a vision of Gretchen on the night of the Walpurgis celebration, what does he see on her feet?
2. To which author do the characters in the chapter "A Walpurgis Night's Dream" belong?
3. What does Gretchen pray for in "By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall, Night"?
4. Along with the death of Valentine, what else is tormenting Gretchen?
5. According to Lieschen, how did Barbara spend her evenings and nights?
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