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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Shakespeare read to Nat?
(a) A letter from the Queen.
(b) A sonnet.
(c) A letter to his son Shakespeare wrote just before the son dies.
(d) Part of his new play called Hamlet.
2. What is Nat's impression of the Queen?
(a) She is cruel.
(b) She is incredibly beautiful.
(c) She is not as beautiful as he expects.
(d) She is very short.
3. What does Nat realize must have happened to him?
(a) He had a hallucinogenic dream while very ill.
(b) He somehow switched places with the Nat Field of the earlier era.
(c) He fell through a dimensional warp.
(d) His father must have helped him transport to the earlier era.
4. About what does Nat tell Gil from his time with Shakespeare?
(a) About Shakespeare's wonderful wife.
(b) About Shakespeare's son.
(c) About the sonnet Shakespeare gives Nat.
(d) About Shakespeare's political involvments.
5. What seems to confound the Nat from the 16th century in his isolation room?
(a) The modern technology.
(b) The words the doctors use.
(c) The food.
6. How does Shakespeare calm Nat?
(a) By gripping Nat's shoulders momentarily.
(b) By slapping him lightly across the face.
(c) By joking with nat.
(d) By giving him a small draught of liquor.
7. What offer does Nat decline?
(a) To live with Shakespeare full time.
(b) To accompany Burbage to his country estate.
(c) To play Hamlet when Shakespeare finishes it.
(d) To be a page in the Queen's court.
8. What color is Gilbourne's wig?
9. What does Nat hope will happen as he returns to St. Paul's?
(a) Something mysterious will happen.
(b) No one will realize Nat is not Nat Field.
(c) He will not be allowed to return to St. Paul's.
(d) He will be recognized as a talented actor.
10. When do they think Nat will be released from the hospital?
(a) There is no telling.
(b) Several weeks.
(c) The next day after Jennifer arrives.
(d) In a few days.
11. Why does Nat go to the theater after breakfast?
(a) To prepare for the first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
(b) To tell the group he is returning to the United States.
(c) To ask Arby to release him from his contract.
(d) To talk to Rachel.
12. What was needed for someone to travel back to Shakespeare's time?
(a) A conjunction of the planets.
(b) Strong personal suffering.
(c) A boy who resembles the earlier Nat Field.
(d) A magical box.
13. What does Rachel notice as she hugs Nat?
(a) He is much thinner.
(b) A poem sticking out of Nat's pocket.
(c) A green leaf painted on Nat's neck.
(d) An old gold coin on the table with Queen Elizabeth I's picture on it.
14. What performance is about to begin at the opening to Chapter 14?
(a) "Much Ado About Nothing".
(b) "King Lear".
(c) 'As You Like It'.
(d) 'A Midsummer Night's Dream".
15. What does Nat sleep with under his pillow?
(a) A translation of King Lear.
(b) His last tooth that fell out.
(c) A drawing of the Queen.
(d) Shakespeare's sonnet.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Nat feel onstage?
2. What does Shakespeare say to keep a secret from the teachers at St. Paul's?
3. What do Nat and his Aunt Jen agree to do?
4. Who does Nat think is a stronger presence on stage than Shakespeare?
5. Who is Richard Babage?
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