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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. At the beginning of Act 5, Scene 1, why does "Le Cid" expect to be defeated in the duel?
(a) His opponent is a greater warrior.
(b) He is weak, recovering from injuries suffered in battle.
(c) His opponent fights with honor on his side.
(d) He is prepared to die because Chimene desires his death.
2. At the end of Act 3, Scene 5, where do the two characters decide to go?
(a) To see the King.
(b) To observe the invading ships.
(c) To fight a duel.
(d) To see Chimene.
3. Why does Don Rodrigue feel remorseful?
(a) For dishonoring the King.
(b) For driving Chimene away.
(c) For being clumsy in his duel.
(d) For failing to predict an invasion.
4. In Act 5, Scene 1, which character says he needs to see Chimene again before he dies?
(a) Don Arias.
(b) Don Sanche.
(c) Don Rodrigue.
(d) Don Diegue.
5. The imagined ghost is the likeness of which character?
(a) Don Rodrigue.
(b) Don Alonse.
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Gomes.
6. By the end of the soliloquy in Act 5, Scene 2, a character finally comes to accept what truth?
(a) The kingdom is about to be invaded.
(b) Chimene does not want help from the Infanta.
(c) Don Rodrigue must be imprisoned.
(d) Don Rodrigue and Chimene are still in love.
7. Chimene says "Le Cid" should be as determined to defend his own honor as he is to defend what?
(a) Don Gomes' honor.
(b) Chimene's honor.
(c) His father's honor.
(d) The Infanta's honor.
8. How many invading kings are captured?
9. What does the Infanta tell Chimene, regarding honor?
(a) Glory is more important than honor.
(b) It's a greater honor to sacrifice an individual desire in the name of fulfilling the public good.
(c) It's a greater honor to sacrifice the public good in the name of fulfilling individual desire.
(d) Honor is more important than glory.
10. In Act 5, Scene 2, which character speaks in soliloquy?
(a) The King.
(c) The Infanta.
(d) Don Rodrigue.
11. Chimene says her feelings differ from those of the people in what way?
(a) She doubts the victory is final.
(b) She still desires revenge.
(c) She wants to postpone the wedding.
(d) She wants to cancel the duel.
12. What does Don Diegue predict happens if Don Rodrigue is successful in battle?
(a) The King reduces his time in prison.
(b) The King pardons him and Chimene no longer seeks revenge.
(c) The King pardons him and the Infanta is his bride.
(d) The King appoints him as tutor for his son.
13. In what way is this soliloquy in Act 5, Scene 2 similar to that of Don Rodrigue, in Act 1, Scene 6?
(a) Both contain regrets about unrequited love.
(b) Both contain plans to deceive other characters.
(c) Both are spoken in the company of other characters.
(d) Both are in verse.
14. The King says that, given the actions of "Le Cid", he treats Chimene in what manner?
(a) He only listens to her politely, without intent to do as she asks.
(b) He imprisons her.
(c) He grants her request for revenge.
(d) He allows her to marry Don Sanche.
15. In Act 5, Scene 3, the Infanta says she can never marry which character?
(a) The King.
(b) "Le Cid".
(c) Don Diegue.
(d) Don Sanche.
Short Answer Questions
1. At the end of Act 5, Scene 3, who does the Infanta ask to accompany her on a visit to Chimene?
2. When the Infanta enters, in Act 4, Scene 2, what does she offer?
3. Chimene says that if "Le Cid" dies in the duel, what quickly is forgotten?
4. Chimene is embarrassed when forced to admit what?
5. The King says that everything to do with whose death is forgotten?
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