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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. Who captured the suspects spoken of by Verges on the morning of Hero's wedding?
2. What news makes Leonato think that the rumor against his daughter is true?
3. Who does the constable of Messina tell his night watch to not wake during the night?
4. What is Claudio's response when asked if he wants to marry Hero during the wedding ceremony?
5. Who does Benedick think is trying to besmirch Hero's reputation?
Short Essay Questions
1. What question does Dogberry ask Seacoal when choosing him for his night guard?
2. Who is the main instigator of the plan that got the two suspects in the jail arrested?
3. What does Dogberry tell his men on the night guard to do at the alehouses?
4. What does Hero scold Margaret for on the morning of her wedding?
5. Who steps up to give witness to the scandalous statement that Claudio makes about Hero at his wedding?
6. What do the unexpected visitors to Leonato's house need from him on the morning of Hero's wedding?
7. What does the Friar tell Hero to pretend to do as part of his plan to prove her innocence?
8. Who are the unexpected visitors at Leonato's house on the morning of Hero's wedding?
9. What question does Claudio ask Leonato during his wedding to Hero?
10. What does Dogberry tell the night watch to do if they see anything of note during the night?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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?
Essay Topic 2
The characters in this play all have their own goals and motivations. Select four characters and write their main motivation throughout the book and how this goal affects the characters around them.
Essay Topic 3
Hero endures many different trials before the end of the book. What are some of these trials and what lessons does she learn through these experiences?
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