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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who speaks the last lines in the play?
(a) Susan.
(b) Lear.
(c) The Farmer's Son.
(d) The Ghost.

3. Who returns in Act 2, Scene 6?
(a) The child.
(b) The Ghost.
(c) The Steward.
(d) Cordelia.

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

5. What does Lear kneel by in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) The castle.
(b) The river.
(c) The wall.
(d) The well.

6. Who is leading Lear in Act 3, Scene 4?
(a) The Ghost.
(b) Susan.
(c) Thomas.
(d) Jason.

7. What is one of the main themes of Lear?
(a) Love.
(b) Violence.
(c) Sex.
(d) Beauty.

8. What does Fontanelle beg of Lear in Act 2?
(a) To let her be Queen.
(b) To reason with the soldiers to let them free.
(c) To kill her.
(d) To kill himself.

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

10. Who asks Lear to stand up in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) The farmer's wife.
(b) The farmer.
(c) The Ghost.
(d) Cordelia.

11. Who does Lear want to live for at the end of Act 2, Scene 5?
(a) Bodice.
(b) Fontanelle.
(c) Cordelia.
(d) The Ghost.

12. 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) The Ghost.
(b) Cordelia.
(c) Fontanelle.
(d) Bodice.

13. Where does Act 3 begin?
(a) The prison.
(b) The War Room.
(c) The castle.
(d) The Gravedigger's Boy's house.

14. What formation is nearby in Act 2, Scene 7?
(a) The tower.
(b) Stonehenge.
(c) The well.
(d) The wall.

15. Which character says, "For as long as I can remember there was misery and waste and suffering wherever you were. You live in your own mad world, you can't hear me"?
(a) Fontanelle.
(b) The Ghost.
(c) Cordelia.
(d) Lear.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who offers to go infiltrate the camps and gain support against the crown in Act 3, Scene 2?

3. Who leads Susan back into the house at the end of Act 3, Scene 2?

4. Who does Lear ask to lead him on a journey in Act 3, Scene 3?

5. Who accompanies the soldiers in Act 3, Scene 3?

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