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