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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. Why might someone try to harm the Queen at the play?
(a) She just passed some very restrictive laws.
(b) She is heirless.
(c) She just executed several popular people.
(d) She is a tyrant.
2. What does Arby recite from memory?
(a) The Prologue to A Midsummer Night's Dream.
(b) The Shakespeare sonnet Nat was given.
(c) Lines from Hamlet that were edited out before the final cut.
(d) Lines from Puck's character.
3. Why does Nat go to the theater after breakfast?
(a) To ask Arby to release him from his contract.
(b) To tell the group he is returning to the United States.
(c) To prepare for the first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
(d) To talk to Rachel.
4. What is the other book Arby gives Nat?
(a) A copy of "Hamlet".
(b) A copy of "The Tempest'.
(c) A copy of 'Love's Labours Lost".
(d) A copy of "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
5. What play does Shakespeare write after his brief encounter with Nat?
(a) "All's Well that Ends Well".
(b) "The Tempest'.
(c) "As You Like It".
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Shakespeare say Nat must do about St. Paul's?
2. What does Aunt Jen do when she sees Nat?
3. What does Shakespeare say to keep a secret from the teachers at St. Paul's?
4. What kind of mood is Arby in when Nat arrives?
5. What does Nick Tooley ask Nat about Nat's aunt?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is Sam Gilbourne dressed for his role as Hippolyta?
2. What does Nat ask Shakespeare about Nat's choices after St. Paul's and what is Shakespeare's response?
3. What is Nat trying to figure out about his experience over the past week and what does he decide about them?
4. Why does Nat challenge Arby's authority?
5. In Chapter 12, who arrives at Guy's Hospital and what does the person learn?
6. What secret does Arby reveal to Nat?
7. What does Nat think is the reason he and the other Nat were not discovered to be impostors?
8. How does Nat feel before the performance and how does Shakespeare help Nat with those feelings?
9. Why does Nat argue with Arby about Nat's exit and what does Nat do?
10. What does Harry explain to Nat about the political climate of that time?
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