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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who is chosen by the King to tutor his son?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Sanche.

3. The King chooses which sort of person to tutor his son?
(a) A warrior renowned for his service long ago.
(b) A warrior admired for his service in the present.
(c) A scholar admired for his wisdom.
(d) A scholor admired for his high social status.

4. Leonor asks the Infanta what blunt question?
(a) Whether reality equals fantasy.
(b) Whether honor is more important than social status.
(c) Whether the duel is more important than the impending invasion.
(d) Whether love outweighs honor.

5. Which character worries that he loses the love of Chimene?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

6. In Act 3, Scene 3, what does Chimene say happens to her after the death of the man she loves?
(a) She is imprisoned.
(b) She marries Don Sanche.
(c) She marries Don Rodrigue.
(d) She dies too.

7. Who says that all the Prince needs to do to learn to be a good warrior is study his record?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) The King.

8. Which character enters at the beginning of Act 2, Scene 5?
(a) Leonor.
(b) Chimene.
(c) The Infanta.
(d) Elvire.

9. In Act 2, Scene 6, the King complains of whose arrogance?
(a) Don Gomes and the invaders.
(b) Don Rodrigue and Chimene.
(c) Don Gomes and Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Rodrigue and the invaders.

10. Why does the King not want to announce the impending invasion?
(a) Without real confirmation, he does not want to panic the people.
(b) He wants to secretly send his own ships into battle.
(c) He does not feel ready to mount a defense.
(d) He wants to send an army to defend the kingdom.

11. Who does the King thank for his honesty?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Arias.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Gomes.

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

13. Who does Chimene love?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Sanche.
(c) The King.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

14. As the second act opens, the King is angry with which character?
(a) His son.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Arias.

15. Who says, sarcastically, that the Prince cannot have a better tutor?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) The King.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. In Act 2, Scene 6, which two characters discuss the possible invasion of the kingdom?

3. Which character has no fear of the King's punishment?

4. At the end of Act 3, Scene 4, what does Chimene say when another character tries to comfort her?

5. Who does Chimene ask the King to punish, to avenge the death of her father?

(see the answer keys)

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