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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Leonato joke about when Don Pedro arrives on the stage for the first time?
2. What does Benedick ask his servant to retrieve for him when he is walking in the orchard?
3. What does Benedick tell Beatrice she has when they first converse together in this play?
4. Where does the surprise visitor say Claudio can find evidence of his shocking news?
5. What does Don Pedro say in the orchard that is incredibly surprising to Benedick?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who are the two suspects that Dogberry and Verges must interrogate?
2. Who does Antonio think intends to pursue Hero as a love interest?
3. What does Leonato say about Benedick when he meets Benedick in the garden?
4. How often does Claudio promise to read his epitaph to Hero after her funeral?
5. What does Dogberry tell his men on the night guard to do at the alehouses?
6. What do the unexpected visitors to Leonato's house need from him on the morning of Hero's wedding?
7. What does Beatrice tease Hero about just before she heads to the church for her wedding?
8. What does Leonato think Claudio means when he first says he does not want to marry Hero during the wedding?
9. What does Hero say she thinks may happen during her wedding?
10. What does Beatrice say would make up the perfect man?
Essay Topic 1
What are some of the forms of foreshadowing used in this play, and how do those moments affect the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Valor and honor is a theme of this play that is very important to many of the characters involved. Where does this theme of valor and honor present itself and how do these occurrences affect the characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 3
How does Benedick's relationship with Beatrice change over the course of the plot? What causes these changes, and what significance does this have to the outcome of the play?
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