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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Barabas tell the friars he wants to convert?
(a) Because he is truly repentant.
(b) Because as a Catholic he couldn't be executed.
(c) Because then they won't turn him in for his crimes.
(d) Because he wants to hide in the monastery.
2. What does Barabas tell Pilia-Borza after Barabas gives him the gold?
(a) That he will kill Pilia-Borza.
(b) That he is afraid of Pilia-Borza.
(c) That he should return for more gold later.
(d) That Pilia-Borza will not get away with blackmail.
3. What are the fighters to listen for?
(a) The sound of shouting.
(b) The sound of a cannon.
(c) The sound of a bell.
(d) The sound of a trumpet.
4. After inspecting the island, what does Calymath receive?
(a) An invitation to the nunnery.
(b) An invitation to the monastery.
(c) An invitation from Barabas for a feast.
(d) An invitation from a prostitute.
5. What does the sound the fighters are to listen for mean?
(a) It's time to retreat.
(b) It's time to fight.
(c) It's time to gather the fighters.
(d) It's time to hide.
6. Who chastises Ferneze?
(b) Tomas de Silva.
(c) Martin del Bosco.
7. Who do the Turks appoint as governor?
(d) Martin del Bosco.
8. What plan does Barabas devise in Act 5, Scene 2?
(a) To trap and kill Calymath and the Turks.
(b) To steal all of Ferneze's money.
(c) To trap and kill Martin del Bosca and the sailors.
(d) To steal all the money from the Maltese counting house.
9. Where has Barabas hidden his gold?
(a) Buried in the ground.
(b) Hidden under some floorboards.
(c) Secured in a secret room.
(d) Sunk in a chest on the seashore.
10. What does Ferneze tell Calymath when Calymath arrives at the feast?
(a) That no one will try to harm him.
(b) That he is glad Calymath conquered Malta.
(c) That Barabas has a trap for him.
(d) That he is looking forward to the feast.
11. Why does Calymath finally agree to accept the invitation?
(a) He is promised a large pearl.
(b) He decides there really was no trap.
(c) He decides that he could eat again.
(d) He decides that he was too powerful for anyone to harm him.
12. What does Pilia-Borza bring Barabas at the beginning of Act 4, Scene 3?
(a) A false message to get him out of the house.
(b) A second letter demanding more money.
(c) A warning to flee.
(d) A poisoned flower.
13. What does Calymath tell the messenger who brings the invitation?
(a) That he won't come because he believes the feast is a trap.
(b) That he will kill anyone who tries to harm him or his men.
(c) That he has already eaten a large meal.
(d) That the citadel won't hold all his men.
14. What does Barabas say when Ferneze confronts him?
(a) That Ithamore alone killed the young men.
(b) That Ferneze shouldn't believe a prostitute, thief and slave.
(c) That Ferneze should leave the past in the past.
(d) That the young men killed each other over love.
15. What does Ferneze do when he and the planners finish talking?
(a) He sends them away.
(b) He makes a toast to their victory.
(c) He hides until the plan is executed.
(d) He writes out the details of the plan.
Short Answer Questions
1. What worries Calymath about the invitation?
2. What two sins does Barabas admit to the friars?
3. How much money was pledged to Barabas?
4. What do Pilia-Borza, Bellamira, and Ithamore decide to do?
5. After the delivery, what is revealed inside the nunnery?
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