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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Lear tell Bodice he has done to Fontanelle in the cell?
(a) Forgiven her.
(b) Freed her.
(c) Destroyed her.
(d) Loved her.

2. For whom are the soldiers looking in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) The Small Man.
(b) Lear.
(c) Thomas.
(d) Susan.

3. What does Lear beg the son not to do in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) Leave the country.
(b) Go to the work camps.
(c) Desert him.
(d) Join the army.

4. Who says, "I tried to follow you but when we got out in the open the wind was too strong, it pushed me back"?
(a) Fontanelle.
(b) Cordelia.
(c) The Ghost.
(d) Bodice.

5. Who accompanies Lear in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) The Ghost.
(b) Carpenter.
(c) Commandant.
(d) Cordelia.

6. How much time passes between Act 3, Scene 1 and Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) Several months.
(b) One year.
(c) One day.
(d) Ten years.

7. Who says, "I came here when I was cold and hungry and afraid. I wasn't turned away, and I won't turn anyone away"?
(a) Thomas.
(b) The Small Man.
(c) Susan.
(d) Lear.

8. What is used to kill Bodice?
(a) A noose.
(b) A bayonet.
(c) A rifle.
(d) Fire.

9. What does Thomas say to the villagers after Lear has kicked them all out?
(a) To leave the country.
(b) To go to Cordelia.
(c) To wait in the village.
(d) To go to the camps.

10. Who approaches Lear and the Ghost in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) Bodice.
(b) Fontanelle.
(c) A farmer.
(d) Cordelia.

11. What frightens the pigs, making them run?
(a) The Ghost.
(b) Susan.
(c) Lear.
(d) The soldiers.

12. Who offers to help Lear escape the prison?
(a) Bodice.
(b) Fontanelle.
(c) The Ghost.
(d) Carpenter.

13. Where does the Ghost promise to lead Lear after leaving the prison?
(a) To the church.
(b) To the cemetery.
(c) To the battle field.
(d) To the house he lived in.

14. What historical event shaped Edward Bond's writing?
(a) The Vietnam War.
(b) The Great Famine.
(c) World War II.
(d) World War I.

15. What do the prisoners pass around in Act 2, Scene 5?
(a) Bread.
(b) A water can.
(c) A bandage.
(d) A knife.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who speaks the last lines in the play?

2. What formation is nearby in Act 2, Scene 7?

3. What do the soldiers tell the Small Man will be done to him in Act 3, Scene 2?

4. What does the Small Man say they're saying in the camps?

5. What happened to Lear before leaving the prison cell?

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