Mid-Book Test - Medium
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Kent give to the gentleman to show Cordelia?
(a) A letter.
(b) A necklace.
(c) His seal.
(d) A ring.
2. Edmund is going to betray Gloucester in order to do what?
(a) Get Gloucester's land.
(b) Get married to Cordelia.
(c) Be selfish.
(d) Gain more for himself.
3. According to Goneril, while King Lear is staying with her, how often does King Lear wrong her?
(a) Day and night and every hour.
(b) At mealtimes with his demands.
(c) At least once an hour.
(d) During the day with the demands of his followers.
4. How much love does Cordelia say she will give her husband?
(a) Some of her love.
(b) Half her love.
(c) All her love.
(d) None of her love.
5. After Lear laments his ungrateful daughters, what begins?
(b) A storm.
(c) A hurricane.
(d) An earthquake.
Short Answer Questions
1. During the first scene of Act 3, what are the armies of France ready to do?
2. What does Oswald say after Kent draws his sword?
3. Goneril and Cornwall order Gloucester to do what if Lear returns to the castle?
4. Where does Act I, Scene 3 take place?
5. Who says, "I am a man / More sinned against than sinning" ?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is ironic about Gloucester bemoaning that he was betrayed by his son?
2. In terms of the plot, the description of Cordelia's response to Kent's letter paves the way for what?
3. After Regan and Cornwall order Gloucester not to let the King back into the castle, Gloucester tells Edmund that he plans to do what?
4. What caused Lear's madness?
5. What does the Fool compare Lear too?
6. Goneril wants King Lear to leave her home and go where?
7. What act of nature is ravaging the earth and Lear?
8. When Edgar leaves Edmund at the end of Act I, Scene II, why does Edmund laugh?
9. Why can King Lear's son-in-laws not tell who Lear loves best in the beginning of the play?
10. How does Cornwall link the villainy in Edmund's family?
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