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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why do the people begin beating Cinna when they meet him on the road?
(a) He has a symbol of Pompey on his clothing.
(b) He is not going to pay homage to Caesar.
(c) He is in the way.
(d) Cinna is the name of one of the conspirators.
2. What are Cassius and Brutus doing while Marc Antony and Octavius are talking in Act 4, Scene 1?
(a) Fleeing Rome.
(b) Praying to the Gods for victory.
(c) Forming an army.
(d) Begging forgiveness.
3. Who does Brutus send on an important errand during the battle against Marc Antony in Act 5, Scene 2?
4. How did Portia die?
(a) She swallowed fire.
(b) She jumped off the Senate House.
(c) She stabbed herself.
(d) She drank poison.
5. What happens to Cinna before the mob leaves him in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) He joins the mob.
(b) He pledges his loyalty to Caesar.
(c) He dies.
(d) He pretends to die.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who helps Cassius kill himself?
2. What portion of Caesar's property did he leave the people of Rome in his Will?
3. What do the leaders do during the parley before the battle in Act 5, Scene 1 begins?
4. What does Marc Antony order two of his servants to do after Lucilius is brought before him in Act 5, Scene 4?
5. What does Marc Antony order be done with Lucilius as he leaves to re-enter the battle?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Marc Antony tell Octavius he will most likely do with Lepidus once their countries are in good order?
2. In Act 5, Scene 3, what mistake does Brutus make in the battle?
3. In Act 4, Scene 4, why does Brutus say he was so easily angered by Cassius?
4. Why does the mob react so forcefully when they hear Cinna's name?
5. What does the mob want to do to punish the conspirators who killed Caesar?
6. What does Brutus ask Strato to do when Brutus sees that he cannot win the battle?
7. What is the first thing Marc Antony and Octavius do when they meet together after Caesar's assassination?
8. What does Lucius tell the men who captured him?
9. Where is Cinna the poet heading when we first meet him in this play?
10. What does Brutus say when Cassius accuses Brutus in Act 4, Scene 2 of wronging him?
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