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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When referring to King Henry's confrontation with Scroop, Cambridge, and Grey, Bedford states, "his grace is __________ to trust these traitors."
(a) Bold.
(b) Foolhardy.
(c) Merciful.
(d) Wise.

2. What is Fluellen's opinion of Captain Macmorris and Captain Jamy concerning military matters?
(a) Both men are knowledgeable and competent.
(b) Jamy is incompetent, but Macmorris is very knowledgeable.
(c) Macmorris is incompetent, but Jamy is very knowledgeable.
(d) Both men are ignorant and incompetent.

3. Hostess Quickly believes that Sir John Falstaff is not in hell, but in the bosom of __________.
(a) Mother Mary.
(b) Abraham.
(c) Arthur.
(d) God.

4. What are "lavoltas" and "corantos"?
(a) Ethnic slurs.
(b) Types of dances.
(c) Weapons.
(d) Spanish foods enjoyed by the French court.

5. Based on the chorus' description, which best describes Harfleur's location?
(a) On the coastline.
(b) On the border of France and the Netherlands.
(c) In the suburbs of Paris.
(d) In the mountains.

6. In what city does Act 1, Scene 1 take place?
(a) Canterbury.
(b) London.
(c) Paris.
(d) Harfleur.

7. What is Alice's response to Katherine's assertion that she (Alice) speaks English well?
(a) Alice says she knows a little.
(b) Alice confirms that she is fluent in English.
(c) Alice corrects Katherine and tells her it is German she speaks fluently, not English.
(d) Alice laughs and asks Katherine why she would think such a thing.

8. What does Katherine think after she has learned two words in English?
(a) That she will never be able to learn such a difficult language.
(b) That Alice is intentionally teaching her incorrect pronunciation.
(c) That English is a barbaric language.
(d) That she is a good scholar.

9. Hostess Quickly offers to bring her husband to what location?
(a) Southampton.
(b) London.
(c) France.
(d) Staines.

10. Henry tells Cambridge, Grey, and Scroop that mercy has been suppressed and killed for them. What caused this to happen?
(a) Exeter's testimony.
(b) A letter from the Dauphin stating that it took very little to bribe them.
(c) An edict from the church.
(d) Their own counsel.

11. For what does the boy say he would give all his fame?
(a) A pot of ale and safety.
(b) Victory for the king.
(c) A fair wench.
(d) To have Falstaff alive again.

12. Henry tells his army that "when the blast of war blows in our ears," to imitate the action of which animal?
(a) Lion.
(b) Eagle.
(c) Tiger.
(d) Bear.

13. What is the dowry that the French offer King Henry along with the king's daughter Katherine?
(a) Some petty and unprofitable dukedoms.
(b) Marriage of Katherine's younger sister to anyone Henry chooses.
(c) Half of the ships in the French navy.
(d) Any land in the New World that had already been claimed for France.

14. What is the battle cry Henry gives his men?
(a) God have mercy because we will not!
(b) God for Harry, England, and Saint George!
(c) Huzzah!
(d) Pour le Roi et pour la France!

15. From where does the chorus ask the audience to imagine that the "well-appointed king" and his fleet embark?
(a) Harfleur.
(b) Staines.
(c) The Straits of Dover.
(d) Hampton pier.

Short Answer Questions

1. On what does Hostess Quickly blame Sir John's illness?

2. From which port city does the chorus say King Henry will sail to France?

3. To what account from the Christian Bible does Henry allude to when he foretells the suffering the people of Harfleur will experience if they do not surrender?

4. Which character from classical mythology does the chorus say fans the streamers of the brave fleet?

5. What type of muse does the chorus invoke?

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