Jesus Christ Superstar Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jesus predict about one of them?

2. How does the scene cut back and forth?

3. Judas, now alone on the stage, feels what?

4. What is lowered in front of Judas?

5. How do these people refer to Jesus?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In Act 1, Scene 14, as Mary Magdalene is washing Jesus' feet, he is dressed all in white.

Part 1) Why does she wash his feet? What does this symbolize?

Part 2) What is symbolic about his white clothing?

Part 3) How has Jesus' clothing changed throughout the musical? Why? How is it related to the plot and changes in his character?

Essay Topic 2

Judas kisses Jesus on the cheek.

Part 1) Why does Judas do this? How does this enhance and worsen Judas' betrayal?

Part 2) How does Jesus react to this kiss? Why does he react this way?

Part 3) How might Judas feel while giving this kiss? Why?

Essay Topic 3

Jesus becomes upset with his disciples.

Part 1) Why does he become upset with them? Does he have good reasons to be upset with them?

Part 2) Do you believe God is upset with Jesus disciples? Why or why not?

Part 3) What effect does Jesus' anger have on them? How do Jesus' emotions aid the audience in relating to him?

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