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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. What does Shakespeare say about the show to Burbage and Nat?
(a) It will be a double feature.
(b) It will start a little late because of security issues.
(c) It will be sold out.
(d) It will be a private performance for the Queen only.
2. Who is Sam Gilbourne dressed to resemble?
(a) Anne Boleyn.
(b) Queen Elizabeth.
(c) Shakespeare's wife.
(d) Catherine of Aragon.
3. What does Nat reach for under his pillow?
(a) A playbill from the Globe of 1999.
(b) A playbill from the Globe of 1599.
(c) A poem.
(d) A hat.
4. What does Aunt Jen do when she sees Nat?
(b) Tousles Nat's hair.
(d) Nothing as she is not there.
5. Where is Nat in Chapter 17?
(a) In Stratford on Avon, 1599.
(b) In Guy's Hospital, 1989.
(c) In the Globe Theater, 1989.
(d) In Guy's Hospital, 1999.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Nat's impression of the Queen?
2. What seems to confound the Nat from the 16th century in his isolation room?
3. What does the flag flying over the Globe indicate?
4. What does Nat remember from his history lesson about the Earl of Essex?
5. Where does the Queen ask the company to perform in a month's time?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Nat challenge Arby's authority?
2. How is Sam Gilbourne dressed for his role as Hippolyta?
3. What does Nat ask Shakespeare about Nat's choices after St. Paul's and what is Shakespeare's response?
4. Describe Nat's dream that he has in Chapter 16.
5. Why is Nat worried concerning the political situation and Shakespeare and Burbage?
6. What unexpected thing happens as Nat is acting and what is the outcome?
7. Where does Nat awaken in Chapter 17 and what does he find out?
8. How does Nat feel before the performance and how does Shakespeare help Nat with those feelings?
9. What is the audience's response to Sam's entrance onstage?
10. Describe Nat, Burbage and Shakespeare's interview with Queen Elizabeth I.
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