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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. To where will the Company go after this location?
(a) New York.
(b) London.
(c) Paris.
(d) Cambridge.

2. Why does the nameless Lord ask Shakespeare to cancel one of the performances at the Globe?
(a) The weather is so dry, there is a fire hazard.
(b) There is too much poverty and entertainment is crass at this time.
(c) So the Globe can be completed properly for the Queen's visit.
(d) For the Queen's safety.

3. What happens when Nat and the other boys are running to practice?
(a) Nat stumbles.
(b) Nat loses his way.
(c) Nat is pushed down by an older boy.
(d) Nothing.

4. What does Nat realize about Roper?
(a) Roper is just like Nat's best friend in the United States.
(b) Roper cannot read.
(c) Roper is just like Nat's brother.
(d) Roper's dislike is enviousness.

5. Who is Richard Burbage?
(a) The man who schedules the various performances at the globe.
(b) The man with whom Nat and Harry are living.
(c) Nat's father's best friend.
(d) Nat's aunt's boyfriend.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose voice sounds somewhat like Elizabethan English?

2. Who guides Nat in his dream?

3. Who offers to let Nat live with him?

4. What do the nurses fail to notice about Nat?

5. What class does John Heminges teach?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Nat learn about the Globe Theater of 1599?

2. How does Richard help Nat prepare for Nat's role as Puck and how does Nat feel when he is ready?

3. How does Nat make things good between himself and Roper?

4. What happens to Nat at the beginning of the first day of rehearsals on the stage at Globe?

5. What happens to make Nat feel uncomfortable with his fellow actors?

6. Why does Arby kick one of the boys out of the company?

7. Describe Nat, Burbage and Shakespeare's interview with Queen Elizabeth I.

8. Why does Nat argue with Arby about Nat's exit and what does Nat do?

9. What dos Arby give Nat and what does Nat discover is Arby's full name?

10. How do Gil and Rachel respond to Nat's story about his time in 1599?

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