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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Henry say about his enemies who may be smarter or more ruthless or more dishonest than he?
(a) He will hopefully destroy some of them.
(b) They will one day beat him.
(c) There is only one he wishes to defeat.
(d) He will still beat them all and have his way.

2. What does Henry tell her when he sees her put this on?
(a) She looks beautiful.
(b) They are too small.
(c) She is making a futile gesture.
(d) It is not warm enough.

3. What does Geoffrey tell John?
(a) Why no one seems to like him.
(b) He has never liked him.
(c) What he said in Eleanor's chamber to convince the others to trust him.
(d) He is leaving the kingdom.

4. How does Henry respond when Eleanor asks him a question regarding the Vexin?
(a) It is essential.
(b) It is trivial.
(c) It is of no use to him.
(d) It is quite beautiful.

5. Richard says he is going to do everything in his power to have what?
(a) Alais.
(b) His brothers hanged.
(c) Both the crown and Alais.
(d) The crown.

6. What does Henry wonder about everybody?
(a) Whether everybody needs to be reassured about who loves whom.
(b) Why they do not like him.
(c) Whether they all would rather share the kingdom.
(d) Where they have all gone.

7. As Alais exits, what does John wonder aloud?
(a) Why everybody loves Geoffrey.
(b) Why everybody hates him.
(c) Why everybody hates Richard.
(d) Why no one knows Philip.

8. When Richard responds with a pointed remark about Henry's being with Alais, of what does Eleanor remind him?
(a) She raised Alais and cares for her a great deal.
(b) Alais is nothing to him.
(c) Alais loves him.
(d) She does not care what Henry does.

9. What does Henry tell Eleanor is the reason for the way he talks to Alais?
(a) To keep his enemy close.
(b) He loves her.
(c) To prepare her for marrying one of the princes.
(d) To keep her spirits up.

10. How does Eleanor say she would have been happier?
(a) If she had a daughter.
(b) If she had more sons.
(c) If she had been sterile.
(d) If her sons were smarter.

11. To whom was Eleanor once married?
(a) Philip's brother.
(b) Philip's father.
(c) Philip's uncle.
(d) Philip.

12. Of what does Eleanor remind Richard?
(a) Of the love she feels for him.
(b) Of the evidence she has against him.
(c) Of the arts she taught him.
(d) Of her plot to get him the crown.

13. What does Henry do as he tells Richard what he imagines Eleanor is saying?
(a) He is plotting to murder her.
(b) He is trying to find her.
(c) He is writing her a letter.
(d) He imitates her.

14. Why does Henry say this person should inherit the crown?
(a) Richard would simply take the crown if it was not given to him.
(b) Philip would simply take the crown if it was not given to him.
(c) John would simply take the crown if it was not given to him.
(d) Geoffrey would simply take the crown if it was not given to him.

15. Henry refers to an ancient British king named ____________, whom he describes as having carved his kingdom up to give to his children, something he says he'll never do.
(a) Tut.
(b) Lear.
(c) Midas.
(d) Lancelot.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does John admit to Henry?

2. What does Henry suggest that the family start doing?

3. Of what does Henry remind Eleanor?

4. What does Henry think about his kingdom?

5. How does Henry respond when Eleanor asks whether he ever loved her?

(see the answer keys)

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