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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Interlude.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does the Second Tempter tell Beckett he will be like if he continues on course?
(a) A young doe, circled with wolves.
(b) An old fox, circled with hounds.
(c) An old stag, circled with hounds.
(d) An old dog, circled with wolves.
2. What is another way Beckett refuses to define a martyr?
(a) Someone both mourned and celebrated.
(b) Someone who does not desire anything for himself.
(c) An accident of chance.
(d) Someone who has lost his will to a higher one.
3. What are the words Beckett quotes from the Bible?
(a) "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of good will."
(b) "The Lord is My shepard, I shall not want; He makes me lie down in green pastures."
(c) "For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil."
(d) "God bless us, every one."
4. Whose idea is being echoed when Beckett talks of the promise of peace being "a disappointment and a cheat?"
(a) The Four Knights.
(b) The Four Tempters.
(c) The Chorus.
(d) The Three Priests.
5. How does Beckett close his sermon?
(a) Peace on earth, and goodwill toward men.
(b) In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost.
(c) In Christ's name.
(d) God bless us, every one.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is not one of the events of the past seven years that the Chorus describes?
2. How does the Fourth Tempter claim Beckett can have ultimate glory and power over the King of England?
3. What does the First Tempter tell Becket he remembers?
4. What does Beckett see himself as, in reference to his definitions of martyrdom?
5. What, according to Beckett, is celebrated that day?
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