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

2. In the opinion of the King, who dishonors the King's judgment?
(a) Don Arias.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Sanche.
(d) Don Rodrigue.

3. The Infanta offers to use her authority as Princess to imprison which character?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Gomes.
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Chimene.

4. Why does the King dismiss the advice of Don Sanche?
(a) Don Sanche is too old to fully understand the situation.
(b) Don Sanche is too young to fully understand the situation.
(c) Don Sanche is an enemy of the kingdom.
(d) Don Sanche is untrustworthy.

5. Which description best fits Elvire?
(a) In love with Don Sanche.
(b) Confidante of Chimene.
(c) In love with Don Rodrigue.
(d) Confidante of the Infanta.

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

7. In Act 2, Scene 2, which character is challenged to a duel?
(a) Don Diegue.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) The King.

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

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

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

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

12. In Act 2, Scene 4, the messenger reports that the two characters who leave the palace are doing what?
(a) Arguing.
(b) Dueling
(c) Whispering.
(d) Laughing.

13. In Act 2, Scene 7, what news does the messenger bring?
(a) Several ships are sighted.
(b) Don Rodrigue is killed by Don Gomes.
(c) A distant army is sighted.
(d) Don Gomes is killed by Don Rodrigue.

14. In Act 2, Scene 2, who says he won't fight with someone not his equal, because there is no honor in it?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Arias.
(c) Don Gomes.
(d) Don Diegue.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Chimene speaks of grieving not just for her father, but also for which other character?

2. In Act 2, Scene 6, how does the King plan to teach Don Gomes about respect?

3. Which characters enter first in Act 1, Scene 2?

4. In Act 3, Scene 2, how does Chimene respond to a character's offer to avenge her father's death?

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

(see the answer keys)

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