Act 1, Scene 1
1. Where does this play place several historical characters, principally King Henry II of England and his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine?
(a) Into the fictionalized context of a family gathering in modern times.
(b) Into the fictionalized context of a family gathering at Christmas.
(c) Into the period of their marriage after the birth of their children.
(d) Into the period of their lives prior to their marriage.
2. The characters manipulate each other like what?
(a) Puppets on a string.
(b) Each other's pets.
(c) Pieces on a chessboard.
(d) Inhuman robots.
3. Where does the first scene take place?
(a) Henry's bedchamber.
(b) Alais' bedchamber.
(c) Eleanor's bedchamber.
(d) The Great Hall.
4. What does Alais try on?
(a) A pair of shoes.
(b) A small crown.
(c) A gown.
(d) A new cloak.
5. What does Henry tell her when he sees her put this on?
(a) It is not warm enough.
(b) She looks beautiful.
(c) She is making a futile gesture.
(d) They are too small.
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