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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Chimene says that if "Le Cid" dies in the duel, what quickly is forgotten?
(a) "Le Cid's" cowardice.
(b) "Le Cid's" defeat in battle.
(c) "Le Cid's" brilliant victory in battle.
(d) "Le Cid's" love for Chimene.
2. In Act 4, Scene 1, which character says Don Rodrigue is afraid to appear before the King?
(a) The Infanta.
3. In Act 4, Scene 5, who accompanies Chimene to see the King?
(b) "Le Cid".
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Sanche.
4. By the end of the soliloquy in Act 5, Scene 2, a character finally comes to accept what truth?
(a) Chimene does not want help from the Infanta.
(b) Don Rodrigue and Chimene are still in love.
(c) The kingdom is about to be invaded.
(d) Don Rodrigue must be imprisoned.
5. In Act 5, Scene 3, the Infanta says she can never marry which character?
(a) Don Sanche.
(b) Don Diegue.
(c) "Le Cid".
(d) The King.
6. At the beginning of Act 3, Scene 5, what does Don Diegue do?
(a) He practices with his sword.
(b) He speaks with his son.
(c) He summons a messenger.
(d) He speaks in soliloquy.
7. Chimene says her feelings echo those of the people in what way?
(a) She shares their joy and their faith in Don Diegue's strength and courage.
(b) She shares their joy and their faith in Don Rodrigue's strength and courage.
(c) She shares their fear and their faith in Don Diegue's resolve.
(d) She shares their fear and their faith in Don Rodrigue's resolve.
8. By the end of Act 5, Scene 3, why does the Infanta say she no longer loves Don Rodrigue?
(a) Don Rodrigue still loves Chimene.
(b) Don Rodrigue surely loses in the duel.
(c) She now loves Don Arias.
(d) She loves Don Sanche.
9. What lie does the King tell Chimene?
(a) Don Rodrigue surrenders in battle.
(b) Don Rodrigue is killed in battle.
(c) Don Diegue is killed in battle.
(d) Don Diegue surrenders in battle.
10. What event must be postponed for one year?
(a) The wedding.
(b) The release of the defeated kings.
(c) The imprisonment of Don Sanche.
(d) The imprisonment of Don Rodrigue.
11. At the beginning of Act 5, Scene 1, why does "Le Cid" expect to be defeated in the duel?
(a) He is weak, recovering from injuries suffered in battle.
(b) His opponent fights with honor on his side.
(c) He is prepared to die because Chimene desires his death.
(d) His opponent is a greater warrior.
12. Which character says there is no such thing as perfect happiness?
(a) Don Rodrigue's father.
(b) Chimene's father.
(c) The King's messenger.
(d) Chimene's beloved.
13. The King says that everything to do with whose death is forgotten?
(a) Don Gomes.
(b) Don Rodrigue.
(c) The invading kings.
(d) Don Diegue.
14. What does Don Diegue predict happens if Don Rodrigue is successful in battle?
(a) The King pardons him and the Infanta is his bride.
(b) The King pardons him and Chimene no longer seeks revenge.
(c) The King reduces his time in prison.
(d) The King appoints him as tutor for his son.
15. How many invading kings are captured?
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act 4, Scene 4, what news does the messenger deliver?
2. For what does "Le Cid" apologize to the King?
3. In Act 5, Scene 5, who lays his sword at Chimene's feet?
4. In what way is this soliloquy in Act 5, Scene 2 similar to that of Don Rodrigue, in Act 1, Scene 6?
5. At the end of Act 5, Scene 3, who does the Infanta ask to accompany her on a visit to Chimene?
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