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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 the constable of Messina want his night watch to do at the alehouses?
2. Who arrives to take Hero to the church?
3. What does Hero chide Margaret for on the morning of her wedding?
4. What is Benedick doing while talking with Margaret after challenging Claudio to a duel?
5. What news does Ursula bring Benedick and Beatrice as they are discussing traditional wooing?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hero say she thinks may happen during her wedding?
2. How do Leonato's unexpected visitors feel about what Leonato asks them to do as he leaves to attend his daughter's wedding?
3. What does one of the arrested men call Dogberry and Verges after their interrogation is complete?
4. What does Dogberry tell his men on the night guard to do at the alehouses?
5. What does Hero scold Margaret for on the morning of her wedding?
6. Who are the two suspects that Dogberry and Verges must interrogate?
7. What does Leonato tell his unexpected visitors to do as he leaves to attend his daughter's wedding?
8. What do the unexpected visitors to Leonato's house need from him on the morning of Hero's wedding?
9. How does Claudio learn about Hero's innocence?
10. What does the Friar tell Hero to pretend to do as part of his plan to prove her innocence?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Many different characters in this play are persuaded to do things they would not do of their own accord. What are some of these instances, and how does persuasion affect the course of the plot?
Essay Topic 2
Which character do you relate with most in this book? Why is this? How does this character change throughout the book?
Essay Topic 3
Margaret is a minor character whose presence makes a big difference in the plot. How does she accomplish this? What are some ways that her presence, however brief, altered the outcome of the plot? What might happen differently if Margaret wasn't in the book at all?
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