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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In Act 1, Scene 1, who tells Chimene that her father is in favor of a marriage between Chimene and the man she loves?
(a) The Infanta.
(b) Elvire.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

2. Who does the King imprison in the court?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) Don Arias.
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

3. The Infanta imagines what happens to Don Rodrigue, following the duel?
(a) Don Rodrigue is the new tutor for the King's son.
(b) Don Rodrigue kills himself out of guilt.
(c) Don Rodrigue's courage leads him to conquer kingdoms.
(d) Don Rodrigue's defeat causes him to leave the kingdom.

4. Which description best fits Elvire?
(a) In love with Don Rodrigue.
(b) Confidante of Chimene.
(c) In love with Don Sanche.
(d) Confidante of the Infanta.

5. In Act 2, Scene 2, who says he won't fight with someone not his equal, because there is no honor in it?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Arias.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Diegue.

6. In Act 3, Scene 2, how does Chimene respond to a character's offer to avenge her father's death?
(a) She threatens to have him imprisoned.
(b) She says she keeps his offer in mind.
(c) She accepts his offer.
(d) She refuses his offer.

7. The King comments that he feels justice is served by the action of which character?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Arias.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Sanche.

8. In Act 2, Scene 5, the Infanta believes which character wins the duel?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Sanche.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Diegue.

9. What does the Infanta predict happens, following the wedding of Don Rodrigue and Chimene?
(a) Chimene forgives Don Diegue.
(b) Don Diegue forgives Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Diegue and Don Gomes forgive each other.
(d) Don Gomes forgives Don Rodrigue.

10. In Act 2, Scene 2, who challenges another character to a duel?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) The King.
(d) Don Gomes.

11. Why does the King believe that an invasion may soon occur?
(a) He receives word from Don Gomes.
(b) Several ships are sighted.
(c) A messenger brings news from the invading kingdom.
(d) A distant army is sighted.

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

13. In Act 3, Scene 4, Don Rodrigue says he doesn't deserve Chimene's love if he doesn't have what?
(a) Wealth.
(b) Loyalty.
(c) Honor.
(d) Military prowess.

14. In Act 2, Scene 3. why is Chimene upset?
(a) Her father is missing.
(b) The man she loves is killed.
(c) Her hopes for happiness are so quickly destroyed.
(d) The man she loves does not love her.

15. In Act 2, Scene 1, Don Gomes says he cannot endure life without what?
(a) The use of his arm.
(b) Honor.
(c) The love of Chimene.
(d) The love of the Infanta.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Act 1, Scene 6, who resolves to take revenge in the way his father demands?

2. Why does the King not want to announce the impending invasion?

3. In Act 2, Scene 4, the messenger reports that the two characters who leave the palace are doing what?

4. Which is the best description of Don Arias?

5. What is the relationship between Don Diegue and Don Gomes?

(see the answer keys)

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