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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who has asked Warrington to betray the king?
(a) Lear's daughters.
(b) Cordelia.
(c) The Captain.
(d) The Gravedigger's Boy.

2. Which character says, "Politics is the higher form of justice"?
(a) Fontanelle.
(b) Bodice.
(c) Judge.
(d) Lear.

3. What does Bodice demand be handed to Lear while at the trial?
(a) A letter.
(b) A mirror.
(c) A goblet.
(d) A baby.

4. Where is Lear taken after the trial?
(a) A prison cell.
(b) The guillotine.
(c) The firing squad.
(d) The graveyard.

5. Who says, "To fight like us you must hate. We can't trust a man unless he hates"?
(a) Carpenter.
(b) Lear.
(c) Bodice.
(d) Cordelia.

6. Where does Act 1, Scene 4 take place?
(a) Prison area.
(b) King's quarters.
(c) The war room.
(d) The chapel.

7. Who shoots the workman in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) The Firing Squad.
(b) Warrington.
(c) Bodice.
(d) Lear.

8. Where did the "wild man" hide?
(a) The bushes.
(b) The house.
(c) The well.
(d) The trees.

9. Who accompanies Lear in Act 1, Scene 5?
(a) Councillor.
(b) Bodice.
(c) Warrington.
(d) Cordelia.

10. Who foretells how Lear's army will attack in Act 1, Scene 3?
(a) The Carpenter.
(b) Bodice.
(c) North.
(d) Cornelia.

11. What does Bodice say regarding the prisons in Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) They had to be evacuated.
(b) They are overflowing.
(c) They are empty.
(d) They've been burned.

12. What is Bodice doing at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 4?
(a) Pacing.
(b) Sleeping.
(c) Knitting.
(d) Writing.

13. What does Lear recognize in the well bucket?
(a) Soil.
(b) A dagger.
(c) A baby.
(d) Blood.

14. Who has been captured in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) Lear.
(b) Cordelia.
(c) The Gravedigger's Boy.
(d) Warrington.

15. Who has died at the beginning of Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) A workman.
(b) Lear.
(c) Bodice.
(d) The Gravedigger's Boy.

Short Answer Questions

1. What news from her aides does Fontanelle tell Bodice in Act 2, Scene 4?

2. Who is the first to sit on the witness stand at Lear's trial?

3. Who is planning to marry the Duke of North?

4. Why do the soldiers enter Lear's prison cell in Act 2, Scene 2?

5. What has killed one of the workers on the wall?

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