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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. About what is Eleanor determined?
(a) Alais will be queen.
(b) Geoffrey will be king.
(c) Richard will be king.
(d) John will be king.

2. What gift does Eleanor comment that Geoffrey has?
(a) For understanding.
(b) For love.
(c) For compassion.
(d) For hatred.

3. How does Eleanor respond when John asks whether she truly cares about Henry's whereabouts?
(a) She cares more than he could possibly know.
(b) She is asking about his whereabouts to be polite.
(c) She only now cares about him.
(d) She has never cared about Henry.

4. With what does Eleanor enter?
(a) Poison.
(b) Daggers.
(c) A card.
(d) Her Christmas presents.

5. Henry brings up Rosamund, which in turn, leads Eleanor to do what?
(a) Make a joke about how poor she was.
(b) Make a joke about how poor of a mistress she was.
(c) Make a joke about how long she has been dead.
(d) Make a joke about how ugly she was.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Philip demand?

2. What look does Alais say she recognizes in Henry's eyes?

3. With what type of woman does Henry say he has always fallen in love?

4. What does Geoffrey say he wants to watch?

5. How does John respond when Henry asks John whether he has seen Philip?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Henry remind Eleanor, regarding her behavior towards him?

2. What plans do the boys make once their mother arrives?

3. To what decision does Henry come regarding his sons?

4. What would Alais like to see happen to Eleanor?

5. Why does Henry ask Eleanor if she has gotten the Aquitaine back from Richard?

6. What takes place between Eleanor and Richard?

7. What is the response when Eleanor asks about Henry's whereabouts? How does she react to this response?

8. Where are Richard and his brothers? Why?

9. Where does the first scene take place? According to Henry, what is a futile gesture that Alais makes?

10. About what is this play?

(see the answer keys)

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