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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where has Lear been taken from in Act 2, Scene 5?
(a) The prison.
(b) The well.
(c) The graveyard.
(d) The church.

2. What happens to the prisoners who are led out in Act 2, Scene 6?
(a) They are shot.
(b) They are freed.
(c) They are hanged.
(d) They are knighted.

3. What does the Small Man say they're saying in the camps?
(a) That Lear will blow up the wall.
(b) That Lear is a traitor.
(c) That Cordelia will have them all killed.
(d) That there's a revolution brewing.

4. Who wrote the original <i>King Lear</i> upon which Bond based his play?
(a) Williams.
(b) Wilson.
(c) Shaw.
(d) Shakespeare.

5. Who says, "But if you listened to everything your conscience told you you'd go mad. You'd never get anything done--and there's a lot to do, some of it very hard"?
(a) Lear.
(b) Bodice.
(c) Carpenter.
(d) Cordelia.

6. Who offers to go infiltrate the camps and gain support against the crown in Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) Thomas.
(b) Lear.
(c) Cordelia.
(d) Ben.

7. What does Lear ask of Cornelia in Act 3?
(a) To speak to the people.
(b) To tear down the wall.
(c) To leave the country.
(d) To free him.

8. Who says, "Men destroy themselves and say it's their duty? It's not possible"?
(a) The farmer.
(b) The Ghost.
(c) Lear.
(d) Cordelia.

9. Who meets Lear in the woods in Act 3?
(a) Susan and Carpenter.
(b) Cornelia and Carpenter.
(c) Susan and John.
(d) Bodice and Fontanelle.

10. What year was <i>Lear</i> written?
(a) 1971.
(b) 1855.
(c) 1705.
(d) 1962.

11. Which character says, "If God made the world, might would always be right, that would be so wise, we'd be spared so much suffering. But we made the world--out of our smallness and weakness"?
(a) Lear.
(b) The Ghost.
(c) Carpenter.
(d) Cordelia.

12. Who accompanies the soldiers in Act 3, Scene 3?
(a) Lear.
(b) Carpenter.
(c) Councillor.
(d) Cordelia.

13. Who leads Susan back into the house at the end of Act 3, Scene 2?
(a) John.
(b) William.
(c) Lear.
(d) Thomas.

14. What does Cordelia ask of Lear in Act 3?
(a) To free the pigs.
(b) To stop speaking against the government.
(c) To leave the country.
(d) To hand over the stowaways.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Fontanelle die?

2. Where does Act 3 begin?

3. What does the Junior Officer do to Lear in the last scene?

4. How much time passes between Act 3, Scene 1 and Act 3, Scene 3?

5. For whom does Lear call when he's being led by the soldiers?

(see the answer keys)

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