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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 2, the Infanta sends a messenger to which other character?
(a) Elvire.
(b) Don Sanche.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Chimene.

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

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

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

5. As the play opens, who is considered likely to be offered the position of tutor to the King's son?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) The Infanta.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Gomes.

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

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

8. 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 is imprisoned.
(c) She marries Don Sanche.
(d) She marries Don Rodrigue.

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

10. Who does the Infanta love?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) The King.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Sanche.

11. What does Chimene worry destroys her family's reputation?
(a) If someone sees Don Rodrigue in her home.
(b) If Don Rodrigue kills Don Sanche.
(c) If Chimene kills Don Rodrigue.
(d) If someone sees Don Sanche in her home.

12. Act 1, Scene 2 introduces which thematic element?
(a) The conflict between the social classes.
(b) The conflict between war and peace.
(c) The conflict between Chimene and the Infanta.
(d) The conflict between love and honor.

13. In Act 1, Scene 6, who resolves to take revenge in the way his father demands?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Which description best fits Elvire?

2. Who brags that even the trial swings of his sword are master strokes?

3. In Act 3, Scene 3, which character comes out of hiding?

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

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

(see the answer keys)

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