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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which is not a name of the graces mentioned in Scene 3 of Act I?
2. Who does the Emperor ask to see in the beginning of Scene 2 of Act I?
(a) The fool.
(b) The chancellor.
(c) His wiseman.
(d) The treasurer.
3. Who becomes the fool for the emperor in Scene 2 of Act I?
(c) The chancellor.
4. How does the group travel with the homunculus to Walpurgis Night in Scene 2 of Act II?
(a) They physcially walk to Walpurgis Night.
(b) They travel through time and space to classical Greece.
(c) They appeal to the Mothers to make their journey.
(d) They all take sleeping draughts and travel in their dreams together.
5. Who must Faust go to, in order to conjure Helen and Paris?
(a) The Fates.
(b) The Graces.
(d) The Mothers.
6. What instrument accompanies the garden girls in Scene 3 of Act I?
7. What instrument accompanies the gardeners in Scene 3 of Act I?
8. What happens when the emperor attempts to examine the treasure chest Faust has brought him in Scene 3 of Act I?
(a) He is attacked by a group of beggars.
(b) He falls asleep.
(c) He goes momentarily blind.
(d) His beard catches fire.
9. Which group of people does Baccalaureus feel should be shot?
(a) Men over thirty.
(b) All professors.
(c) Inexperienced youth.
(d) Single females.
10. What shape does Proteus take to transport the homunculus into the ocean on his back?
(a) A bird.
(b) A sea horse.
(c) A dolphin.
(d) A whale.
11. Where does Faust meet Mephistopheles in Scene 5 of Act I?
(a) A dark corridor in the palace.
(b) In a meadow.
(c) In the busy grand dining hall.
(d) By the fountains in the gardens of the emperor.
12. Who responds to Mephistopheles ringing the bell in Act II?
13. In what setting does Faust seek sleep in Act I?
(a) At the imperial court.
(b) At home in his study.
(c) In a quiet cottage.
(d) A pleasing landscape.
14. What ailment of the Brunette does Mephistopheles cure in Scene 6 of Act I?
(a) A sick stomach.
(b) A cramped hand.
(c) A frozen foot.
(d) A headache.
15. What two "orders" support the throne, according to the Chancellor in Scene 2 of Act I?
(a) The soldiers and the clergy.
(b) The clergy and the knights.
(c) The advisors and the soldiers.
(d) The common people and the clergy.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Faust distribute to the crowd in Scene 3 of Act I?
2. What ancient mythological figure does the Astrologer compare Faust with in Scene 7 of Act I?
3. Why does Faust try to dispel Paris in Scene 7 of Act I?
4. What is the job of Nereus?
5. What is the opinion of the women of the court of Paris?
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