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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Don Arias believes whose arrogance gets him into trouble?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) The King.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Diegue.

2. In Act 2, Scene 4, who leaves the palace, according to the messenger?
(a) Chimene and Don Gomes.
(b) Don Rodrigue and Don Gomes.
(c) Don Gomes and Don Diegue.
(d) Don Rodrigue and Don Diegue.

3. In Act 3, Scene 4, who refuses to look at the sword after it is drawn?
(a) Elvire.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Chimene.

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

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

6. In Act 2, Scene 1, Don Gomes believes the King overlooks his actions for what reason?
(a) His service as a warrior.
(b) His planned marriage to the Infanta.
(c) His planned marriage to Chimene.
(d) His service as tutor to the King's son.

7. In Act 2, Scene 1, Don Gomes says he can still live, even if which of the following occurs?
(a) If he is denied the tutoring position.
(b) If he is reduced to poverty.
(c) If he is dishonored.
(d) If he is disabled in battle.

8. Why does the Infanta try to forget the man she loves?
(a) He is in love with Leonor.
(b) His social status is too high.
(c) He is a married man.
(d) His social status is too low.

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

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

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

12. 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) Elvire.
(b) The Infanta.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Gomes.

13. 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 the Infanta.
(d) The love of Chimene.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Act 3, Scene 1, which characters go into hiding?

2. In Act 1, Scene 4, who metaphorically urges his sword to take revenge?

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

4. In Act 1, Scene 2, the Infanta sends a messenger to which other character?

5. In Act 2, Scene 3. why is Chimene upset?

(see the answer keys)

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