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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Abigail's desire for Barabas?
(a) That he would love her again.
(b) That he pay for his crimes.
(c) That he give his money to the church.
(d) That he convert to Catholicism.
2. What does the bashaw demand?
(a) The gold tribute.
(b) The execution of Ferneze.
(c) The surrender of Malta.
(d) The surrender of the Spanish ships.
3. Why does Barabas tell the friars he wants to convert?
(a) Because then they won't turn him in for his crimes.
(b) Because he wants to hide in the monastery.
(c) Because as a Catholic he couldn't be executed.
(d) Because he is truly repentant.
4. Why does Calymath finally agree to accept the invitation?
(a) He decides there really was no trap.
(b) He decides that he could eat again.
(c) He decides that he was too powerful for anyone to harm him.
(d) He is promised a large pearl.
5. What does Barabas tell Ferneze to do so the Ferneze can become governor again?
(a) That Ferneze should collect money to be given to Barabas.
(b) That the Turks are planning on killing Ferneze.
(c) That the Turks are planning on killing Barabas.
(d) That Barabas will donate his money to Malta.
6. What does the Abbess do as a result of the delivery to the nunnery?
(a) Send for Friar Bernardine to hear her last confession.
(b) Gather the nuns to pray for Abigail.
(c) Gather the nuns to get water.
(d) Send a messenger to the authorities.
7. Why does Barabas give Pilia-Borza gold?
(a) Pilia-Borza threatens to kill him.
(b) Barabas owes him the money.
(c) Pilia-Borza is armed and dangerous.
(d) Barabas won't miss a little gold.
8. What does Ferneze do after he confronts Barabas and Ithamore?
(a) Locks Barabas and Ithamore in the monastery.
(b) Arranges for Barabas and Ithamore to be executed.
(c) Places Barabas and Ithamore under house arrest.
(d) Sends Barabas and Ithamore to prison.
9. Why is Ferneze chastised?
(a) He won't allow the Spanish fight the Turks.
(b) He won't allow the Maltese to fight the Turks.
(c) He won't pay the tribute money.
(d) He kept the tribute money for himself.
10. After the delivery, what is revealed inside the nunnery?
(a) Abigail has changed her mind about converting.
(b) Nuns are dying.
(c) A fire has been set.
(d) Gold has been stolen.
11. After inspecting the island, what does Calymath receive?
(a) An invitation from a prostitute.
(b) An invitation to the monastery.
(c) An invitation to the nunnery.
(d) An invitation from Barabas for a feast.
12. What answer is given to the bashaw's demand?
(a) The Maltese would rather burn the island and flee than pay the gold.
(b) That Ferneze would never be given to the Turks to be executed.
(c) The Maltese would rather burn and destroy the island than give it intact to the bashaw.
(d) That the Spanish would rather die fighting the Turks than surrender.
13. What will Calymath find at the feast?
(a) A platform that collapses into boiling water and sharp objects.
(b) A group of Maltese officials.
(c) A feast full of poisoned food.
(d) A group of thankful Maltese people.
14. What does Calymath tell the messenger who brings the invitation?
(a) That he will kill anyone who tries to harm him or his men.
(b) That he has already eaten a large meal.
(c) That he won't come because he believes the feast is a trap.
(d) That the citadel won't hold all his men.
15. What does Ithamore say when Ferneze confronts him?
(a) He denies involvement in the deaths of Mathias and Lodowick.
(b) He blames the deaths of Mathias and Lodowick entirely on Barabas.
(c) He blames the deaths of Mahias and Lodowick entirely on Abigail.
(d) He confesses he helped with the deaths of Mathias and Lodowick.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Ithamore warn Pilia-Borza and Bellamira about?
2. What would happen if Ithamore told who killed the nuns?
3. Who makes plans with Ferneze in Act 5, Scene 4?
4. Who kills Friar Bernardine?
5. What does Barabas tell Ferneze when Ferneze arrives at the feast for Calymath?
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