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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Nat compare when he is able to go back to rehearsals?
(a) Each person and their possible counterpart.
(b) Shakespeare's lines then versus now.
(c) The Globe of the two time periods.
(d) Nothing; there is no comparison.
2. Why is the Nat of the modern era sad?
(a) The Queen has the Nat Field of the earlier era beheaded for his associate with a group of conspirators.
(b) Nat Field of the earlier era is murdered for a few coins.
(c) Losing contact with Shakespeare.
(d) Nat Field of the earlier era dies pretty young.
3. How does Shakespeare calm Nat?
(a) By slapping him lightly across the face.
(b) By gripping Nat's shoulders momentarily.
(c) By giving him a small draught of liquor.
(d) By joking with nat.
4. Why does Nat go to the theater after breakfast?
(a) To talk to Rachel.
(b) To ask Arby to release him from his contract.
(c) To prepare for the first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
(d) To tell the group he is returning to the United States.
5. What does Nat remember from his history lesson about the Earl of Essex?
(a) The Earl adopted a son from the theater.
(b) The Queen had the Earl executed.
(d) The Earl died of the plague.
6. What do Nat and his Aunt Jen agree to do?
(a) Take a trip to Shakespeare's home.
(b) Move to London.
(c) Talk more openly about Nat's father.
(d) Return to the United States.
7. What does Aunt Jen do when she sees Nat?
(a) Tousles Nat's hair.
(c) Nothing as she is not there.
8. Where is Nat in the dream he has?
(a) He is back in Tudor England.
(b) He is with his mother before she died.
(c) He is a child playing with his father.
(d) He is in the tower with Burbage.
9. What does Nat sleep with under his pillow?
(a) A drawing of the Queen.
(b) Shakespeare's sonnet.
(c) A translation of King Lear.
(d) His last tooth that fell out.
10. Who is invited to meet the Queen after the performance?
(a) Just Burbage.
(b) Shakespeare, Burbage and Nat.
(c) No one.
(d) Just Nat.
11. 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) Nat can become a Shakespeare expert.
(c) Shakespeare does not contract the plague and die.
(d) There's more information about that time.
12. What does Nat worry about as far as St. Paul's school is concerned?
(a) That the school will reopen before Nat gets back to his time.
(b) That the school will cease to exist if Nat creates a paradox.
(c) That he will take the plague to the school.
(d) That he'll return there and no one will recognize him.
13. How does Nat perceive the Queen's way of talking?
(a) As flirtatious.
(b) As thoughtless.
(c) As disjointed.
(d) As condescending.
14. How does Nat feel onstage?
15. What does the audience break out with spontaneously?
(a) "God Save the Queen".
(d) "Give Us A King".
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of mood is Arby in when Nat arrives?
2. What character will Nat play next summer with the Company of Boys?
3. Who does Nat think is a stronger presence on stage than Shakespeare?
4. When do they think Nat will be released from the hospital?
5. What performance is about to begin at the opening to Chapter 14?
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