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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What drastic action does the Dauphin propose rather than face the shame of losing the battle?
(a) Disguise themselves as commoners.
(b) Run away to a heathen land that knows not France.
(c) Stab themselves.
(d) Hang themselves.
2. Which gruesome metaphor does Exeter use to describe the death of one of the English nobility who died at Agincourt?
(a) Food for worms.
(b) Larding the plain.
(c) Fertilizing a future vineyard.
(d) Something is rotten in the state of France.
3. What does the chorus, somewhat embarrassed, say will have to represent the battle on the stage?
(a) A painting of a battle scene.
(b) Sound effects clashing swords and yelling men.
(c) A fireworks display.
(d) Four or five actors with foils.
4. What does Henry say he and his army will do after they bury their dead and perform some post-battle religious rituals?
(a) Go to Calais, then return to England.
(b) Prepare for the next battle.
(c) Celebrate their victory and recover from battle in the French countryside.
(d) Go to Paris to discuss the terms of the peace treaty.
5. According to the boy, who is left to guard the luggage after Pistol leaves?
(b) No one.
(c) A few sick and injured soldiers.
(d) Some hirelings from a nearby village.
6. Why does Henry have to return to France?
(a) The citizens of France want to overthrow the monarchy.
(b) He needs to discuss affairs of state with the Dauphin, who is too ill to travel.
(c) The Emperor of Rome cannot negotiate peace.
(d) He is ready to marry Katherine.
7. Henry, who is in disguise, tells Williams and Bates that "Every subject's duty is the king's, but every subject's _________ is his own."
8. What absurd suggestion does the Dauphin make regarding the horses?
(a) Slaughter one of the horses and eat its flesh in order to gain its strength and courage.
(b) The horses are so well trained, that they can fight the battle without their riders.
(c) Cut the horses' flesh and squirt the blood in the eyes of the English.
(d) Use horse manure in place of cannon balls.
9. What characteristic does the Constable say has spoiled them, but will now be their friend as they return to the battlefield?
10. What do the constable and Orleans begin to do after commenting on the Dauphin's valor (or lack thereof)?
(a) Call the Dauphin vulgar names.
(b) Begin to talk about other members of the French court who have exhibited the characteristic of valor.
(c) Exchange well-known proverbs.
(d) Notice an approaching messenger and begin to speculate on what he will say.
11. The chorus asks the audience to imagine passing through the "foul womb of __________."
(c) The River.
12. Which character suggests that if they do not follow him back into battle to die with honor, they may as well allow a slave to have access to their daughters?
(a) The Dauphin.
(c) The Constable.
13. According to Exeter, French troops outnumber the English at Agincourt by what ratio?
(a) Fifteen to one.
(b) Two to one.
(c) Ten to one.
(d) Five to one.
14. To whom or what does Henry credit with winning the battle while losing relatively few men?
(b) The loyalty of his men.
(c) Superior strategy.
(d) French arrogance.
15. After witnessing a poignant scene involving the deaths of two soldiers, what is Exeter's emotional response?
(a) He began laughing hysterically even though he knew it was inappropriate.
(b) He was moved to tears.
(c) He screamed in anger.
(d) He swallowed hard, but refused to cry.
Short Answer Questions
1. To what ancient city does the chorus compare London as they welcome the return of their king?
2. What does Orleans say has been lost?
3. What additional information does the boy give the French soldier regarding Pistol's acceptance of the bribe?
4. The constable says the English "have said their prayers, and they stay for __________."
5. What topic are the Dauphin, the constable, and Orleans discussing when an argument breaks out?
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