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

2. In Act 2, Scene 2, Don Gomes says he is glad to see that Don Rodrigue is influenced more by duty than by what?
(a) Wealth.
(b) Fear.
(c) Love.
(d) Hate.

3. Don Rodrigue tells Elvire he's come to visit for what reason?
(a) To ask the Infanta to speak with the King.
(b) To convince Chimene to forgive him.
(c) To accept the judgment from Chimene that he feels he deserves.
(d) To ask the Infanta to speak with Chimene.

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

5. At the end of Act 3, Scene 4, what does Chimene say when another character tries to comfort her?
(a) She says everything is the Infanta's fault.
(b) She says she wants to be alone.
(c) She says everything is Elvire's fault.
(d) She says she is going to avenge her father's death herself.

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

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

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

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

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

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

12. 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 Sanche.
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

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

14. In Act 1, Scenes 5 and 6, which character must choose between love and honor?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

15. Chimene speaks of grieving not just for her father, but also for which other character?
(a) The Infanta.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Who does the King ask to escort Chimene home?

3. In Act 2, Scene 1, Don Gomes says he can still live, even if which of the following occurs?

4. At the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1, where does Don Rodrigue arrive?

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

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