Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Rorik believe that Horwendil is a good match for his daughter?
(a) Horwendil is an excellent father.
(b) Horwendil is a brave and well-loved ruler.
(c) Horwendil is a great athlete.
(d) Horwendil is a rich merchant.
2. The story begins in what country?
3. Which character is the most emotionally distant?
4. Who is Ophelia?
(a) Ona's daughter.
(b) Horwendil's sister.
(c) Corambus' daughter.
(d) Feng's daughter.
5. What is made clear about Horwendil's intentions with Gerutha?
(a) He is interested in being a loving husband.
(b) He intends to be honest and trustworthy with her.
(c) He intends to marry her to increase his own position and wealth.
(d) He intends to be a good husband and ruler.
Short Answer Questions
1. In what city does the Hamlet story have a history of being printed?
2. Where do the names in Part 3 of the story come from?
3. How old is Gerutha on her wedding day?
4. Who is Horwendil's squire?
5. Which character reflects on a difficulty in loving Hamlet?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is similar between Bathsheba, the falcon whose eyes are sealed, and the characters of Gerutha and Feng?
2. Describe how Horvendil behaves in the audience chamber when he speaks to Fengon.
3. What does Gerutha find disturbing about falconry?
4. Describe Ophelia and why she is considered beautiful.
5. Describe the situation that causes Geruthe to desire Fengon.
6. Describe King Rorik's view of love and marriage.
7. How does Gerutha think that Feng and herself are in similar situations?
8. What advise does Polonius say he gave to Ophelia? Why does he feel the advise is necessary?
9. What has changed in Fengon after he leaves the audience chamber with Horvendil?
10. Why does Gertrude agree to marry Claudius so soon after King Hamlet's death?
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