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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 2, Don Rodrigue and Don Gomes come to what final decision?
(a) Don Rodrigue agrees to battle Don Gomes' representative.
(b) The two decide not to duel.
(c) The two agree to duel.
(d) Don Gomes agrees to battle Don Rodrigue's representative.

2. In Act 2, Scenes 1 and 2, Don Gomes is motivated by which emotion?
(a) Sadness.
(b) Fear.
(c) Love.
(d) Anger.

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

4. In Act 2, Scene 6, what does the King do immediately, to protect the kingdom from the potential invasion?
(a) Post a small additional guard.
(b) Evacuate the castle.
(c) Send Don Rodrigue to scout for information.
(d) Fortify the castle.

5. The Infanta encourages a relationship between which two characters?
(a) Don Sanche and Chimene.
(b) Don Sanche and Elvire.
(c) Don Rodrigue and Elvire.
(d) Don Rodrigue and Chimene.

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

7. Which characters enter first in Act 1, Scene 1?
(a) The Infanta and Chimene.
(b) Chimene and Leonor.
(c) The Infanta and Leonor.
(d) Chimene and Elvire.

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

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

10. In Act 1, Scene 6, which character's soliloquy is in rhyming verse, rather than the play's typical blank verse?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

11. 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 refuses his offer.
(c) She says she keeps his offer in mind.
(d) She accepts his offer.

12. 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 does not feel ready to mount a defense.
(c) He wants to send an army to defend the kingdom.
(d) He wants to secretly send his own ships into battle.

13. In Act 3, Scene 2, who tells Chimene that he is willing to avenge the death of her father?
(a) Don Arias.
(b) Don Sanche.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Diegue.

14. In Act 1, Scene 3, which character draws his sword?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Sanche.

15. In Act 3, Scene 3, which character comes out of hiding?
(a) Elvire.
(b) The Infanta.
(c) Chimene.
(d) Leonor.

Short Answer Questions

1. As the second act opens, the King is angry with which character?

2. The King is trying to make peace between which two characters?

3. In Act 2, Scene 8, which two characters vie for the King's attention?

4. Who is chosen by the King to tutor his son?

5. In Act 1, Scene 3, which character strikes another character?

(see the answer keys)

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