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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Gretchen initially believe about Faust when he comes into her cell?
(a) He is there to rape her.
(b) He is a guard taking her to the gallows.
(c) He is a priest coming to administer her Last Rites.
(d) He is the devil.
2. For what does Gretchen ask permission when she is unable to recognize Faust in her cell?
(a) To pray to God.
(b) To contact her lover.
(c) To feed her baby.
(d) To sleep awhile longer.
3. What is Faust awed by, according to the beginning of "A Forest Cavern"?
(a) Gretchen understands his feelings about God.
(b) He has no feelings beyond lust for Gretchen.
(c) Gretchen refuses to be swayed by Mephistopheles.
(d) He has fallen deeply in love with Gretchen.
4. What is the occupation of Gretchen's brother?
5. What does Faust give Gretchen at the end of "Martha's Garden"?
(a) A sleeping potion.
(b) A flower.
(c) A book of philosophy.
(d) A ring.
6. What does Gretchen believe will happen when she and Faust are separated in "A Garden?"
(a) He will forget about her.
(b) Gretchen will cry herself to sleep out of loneliness.
(c) Faust will probably need to laugh about her ignorance.
(d) Faust will not be able to stop thinking about her.
7. What does Mephistopheles suggest about Faust's vows of love to Gretchen in "A Street"?
(a) He will be lying.
(b) He will be manipulating Gretchen into doing the same.
(c) He will be sincere.
(d) He will be blaspheming.
8. What does Mephistopheles warn Faust about in regards to his affections for Gretchen?
(a) Faust will take his feelings for Gretchen too far.
(b) Faust will find another woman more attractive.
(c) Faust will never find the courage to act on his lust.
(d) Gretchen will outgrow her feelings for him.
9. What does Mephistopheles agree to do if Faust frees Gretchen?
(a) He will take them both to safety.
(b) He will bring Gretchen's family back to life.
(c) He will free Faust from his bond.
(d) He will give Gretchen a new identity so that she may start over.
10. While dancing with the young one in "Walpurgis Night," what vision does Faust claim to have had?
(a) A tree being split with lightning
(b) An ocean wave crashing against the rocks.
(c) An apple tree with two apples.
(d) A goat with two heads.
11. What does Gretchen do with the daisy she picks while walking with Faust?
(a) She puts it in her hair.
(b) She plays "He loves me, he loves me not."
(c) She throws it in the water.
(d) She throws it in the fire.
12. What is the Huckster-Witch attempting to do during "Walpurgis Night"?
(a) Cast spells of old age on the rest of the witches.
(b) Sell her body.
(c) Sell her wares.
(d) Pickpocket Faust.
13. What reason does Martha cite for not inviting Mephistopheles to stay longer with her at the end of "A Garden"?
(a) She would feel like a hypocrite by inviting him in.
(b) He scares her.
(c) Nosy neighbors.
(d) She does not trust him to not attempt a seduction.
14. What does Gretchen finally admit to Faust before she leaves for home?
(a) She hates Mephistopheles.
(b) She does not wish to lose her virginity.
(c) She is not in love with Faust.
(d) She has thought about killing herself before.
15. What purpose does Gretchen's song serve in prison?
(a) She is trying to figure out who is responsible for her plight.
(b) She is trying to fool everyone into thinking she is mad.
(c) She is trying to send a message to Faust.
(d) She thinks she is singing to her child.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom does Mephistopheles try to compare Faust's vision of Gretchen in "Walpurgis Night"?
2. What does Mephistopheles proclaim to be Gretchen's fate at the end of the play?
3. Why does Gretchen choose this particular person to pray to during "By a Shrine Inside the Town Wall, Night"?
4. When Faust has a vision of Gretchen on the night of the Walpurgis celebration, what does he see on her feet?
5. Why must Faust cling to the rocks on the mountain?
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