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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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.
2. What does Nat try to figure out about his time in the earlier century?
(a) Nothing; he is too disoriented to be thinking of anything at the moment.
(b) If he is the reincarnation of Nat Field.
(c) If it was a dream or really happened.
(d) If he will ever go back there again.
3. Why might someone try to harm the Queen at the play?
(a) She just passed some very restrictive laws.
(b) She is a tyrant.
(c) She is heirless.
(d) She just executed several popular people.
4. What happens when Nat rises higher and higher in his dream?
(a) He escapes the tower.
(b) He is free from his father's grasp.
(c) He rises with his mother's spirit.
(d) He falls out of the tower and flies away.
5. What particularly disgusts Nat about the Queen?
(a) Her enjoyment of obvious flattery.
(b) Her body odor.
(c) Her mean remarks.
(d) Her rotten teeth.
6. What does Harry say to Nat about Nat's reply to Nick's question?
(a) A wise woman is a witch.
(b) A wise woman is burned at the stake if she is caught.
(d) A wise woman is a nun.
7. Why is the earlier era Nat kept isolated in the hospital for a week?
(a) He has the hanta virus.
(b) He has smallpox.
(c) He has a virulent strain of flu.
(d) He has the bubonic plague which is extremely contagious.
8. What kind of mood is Arby in when Nat arrives?
9. What is one book Arby gives Nat?
(a) A book of Shakespeare's sonnets.
(b) A book about the writing of Hamlet.
(c) A book about Queen Elizabeth.
(d) A book that has a picture of Nat Field from the earlier era.
10. What do Gil and Rachel realize is a result of the swap of the two Nats?
(a) Nat can act just as Shakespeare directed him.
(b) Shakespeare does not contract the plague and die.
(c) There's more information about that time.
(d) Nat can become a Shakespeare expert.
11. How does Nat use St. Paul's as an excuse?
(a) For not wanting to start learning another play.
(b) For not knowing about the political climate.
(c) He does not use St. Paul's.
(d) For not knowing most of the other people in the theater.
12. How does Nat feel about Shakespeare when the man is on the stage?
(a) In awe of Shakespeare.
(b) Nat thinks Shakespeare is arrogant on the stage.
(c) Nat thinks Shakespeare is not as good an actor as writer.
(d) Nat thinks Shakespeare should just act and not write.
13. Where is Nat in the dream he has?
(a) He is with his mother before she died.
(b) He is back in Tudor England.
(c) He is a child playing with his father.
(d) He is in the tower with Burbage.
14. What play does Shakespeare write after his brief encounter with Nat?
(b) "As You Like It".
(c) "All's Well that Ends Well".
(d) "The Tempest'.
15. How does Nat leave the hospital?
(a) In a wheelchair.
(b) On a gurney.
(c) Walking slowly.
(d) He cannot leave yet.
Short Answer Questions
1. Upon whose behalf does Burbage plead mercy?
2. With what does Burbage paint Nat's body?
3. Where does the Queen ask the company to perform in a month's time?
4. What is the other book Arby gives Nat?
5. What performance is about to begin at the opening to Chapter 14?
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