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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 Arby say was a task he was given?
(a) To be a substitute father to Nat.
(b) To teach the boys good acting skills.
(c) To make Nat famous.
(d) To save Shakespeare.
2. Why might someone try to harm the Queen at the play?
(a) She just executed several popular people.
(b) She just passed some very restrictive laws.
(c) She is heirless.
(d) She is a tyrant.
3. Why does Nat go to the theater after breakfast?
(a) To ask Arby to release him from his contract.
(b) To prepare for the first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
(c) To tell the group he is returning to the United States.
(d) To talk to Rachel.
4. What does Nat remember from his history lesson about the Earl of Essex?
(a) The Earl died of the plague.
(b) The Queen had the Earl executed.
(c) The Earl adopted a son from the theater.
5. Who is invited to meet the Queen after the performance?
(a) Shakespeare, Burbage and Nat.
(b) Just Nat.
(c) Just Burbage.
(d) No one.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nat hope will happen as he returns to St. Paul's?
2. Who tells Jennifer she cannot see Nat?
3. What is the other book Arby gives Nat?
4. How does Nat feel about Shakespeare when the man is on the stage?
5. Who/What will be at the theater if the Queen is in attendance?
Short Essay Questions
1. What unexpected thing happens as Nat is acting and what is the outcome?
2. What do Nat, Gil and Rachel learn about the Nat Field of 1599?
3. Why does Nat argue with Arby about Nat's exit and what does Nat do?
4. What do Nat and his aunt Jen decide to do?
5. What does Harry explain to Nat about the political climate of that time?
6. How does Richard help Nat prepare for Nat's role as Puck and how does Nat feel when he is ready?
7. How do Gil and Rachel respond to Nat's story about his time in 1599?
8. Why does Nat challenge Arby's authority?
9. What does Nat ask Shakespeare about Nat's choices after St. Paul's and what is Shakespeare's response?
10. Where does Nat awaken in Chapter 17 and what does he find out?
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