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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Act 3, Scene 4, who draws a sword?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Chimene.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Elvire.

2. In Act 1, Scene 4, which character speaks in soliloquy, a solo speech heard only by the audience?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Diegue.

3. In Act 2, Scene 2, which character is challenged to a duel?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) The King.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Diegue.

4. In Act 1, Scenes 4 and 6, which two characters speak in soliloquies?
(a) Don Gomes and Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Gomes and Don Sanche.
(c) Don Diegue and Don Gomes.
(d) Don Diegue and Don Rodrigue.

5. Who does the Infanta love?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) The King.

6. In Act 3, Scene 3, what does Elvire advise Chimene to do, regarding her desire for vengeance?
(a) Kill Don Sanche.
(b) Kill Don Rodrigue.
(c) Ask the King to forgive the man who kills Chimene's father.
(d) Leave the pursuit of justice to the King.

7. Which is the best description of Don Arias?
(a) Father of Don Rodrigue.
(b) Tutor to the King's son.
(c) Son of Don Gomes.
(d) A gentleman of the court.

8. In Act 2, Scene 3, who comforts Chimene?
(a) The Infanta.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Leonor.
(d) Elvire.

9. In Act 3, Scene 1, which characters go into hiding?
(a) Elvire, Don Rodrigue, and Don Sanche.
(b) Chimene and Elvire.
(c) Elvire and Don Sanche.
(d) Elvire and Don Rodrigue.

10. Why does the Infanta offer to imprison a character?
(a) To ensure he is available for the duel.
(b) To punish him for his crimes.
(c) To prevent him from marrying Chimene.
(d) To prevent him from dueling.

11. Act 1, Scene 2 introduces which thematic element?
(a) The conflict between the social classes.
(b) The conflict between love and honor.
(c) The conflict between war and peace.
(d) The conflict between Chimene and the Infanta.

12. In Act 2, Scene 6, who is with the King when he enters?
(a) Don Arias and Don Sanche.
(b) Chimene and Don Arias.
(c) Don Arias and Don Diegue.
(d) Chimene and Don Diegue.

13. Who does Chimene ask the King to punish, to avenge the death of her father?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Alonse.

14. In Act 2, Scene 2, Don Rodrigue mocks Don Gomes for what?
(a) Having poor sword skills.
(b) Being too old to duel.
(c) Having pity.
(d) Being a coward.

15. In Act 2, Scene 7, what news does the messenger bring?
(a) A distant army is sighted.
(b) Don Gomes is killed by Don Rodrigue.
(c) Several ships are sighted.
(d) Don Rodrigue is killed by Don Gomes.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Act 2, Scene 1, Don Gomes says he cannot endure life without what?

2. The Infanta offers to use her authority as Princess to imprison which character?

3. Who says that all the Prince needs to do to learn to be a good warrior is study his record?

4. In Act 2, Scene 6, what advice does Don Sanche give the King?

5. Who does the King imprison in the court?

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