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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What Biblical quote does Beckett repeat?
(a) "God bless us, every one."
(b) "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men of goodwill."
(c) "The Lord is My shepard, I shall not want; He makes me lie down in green pastures."
(d) "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."

2. Which is NOT an adjective you might use to define Beckett's sermon?
(a) Ominous.
(b) Passionate.
(c) Bitter.
(d) Accepting.

3. Which specific Canterbury martyr does Beckett ask the congregation to remember?
(a) St. John the Apostle.
(b) John the Baptist.
(c) Archbishop Beckett.
(d) Archbishop Elphage.

4. What is an effective speaking tool that Beckett uses in his speech?
(a) Hyperbole.
(b) Repetition.
(c) Tears.
(d) Alliteration.

5. What would Beckett have the congregation do?
(a) Avenge his death.
(b) See the light.
(c) Remember his words.
(d) Forget his words.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year does the Interlude take place?

2. Why was the Tempter successful?

3. Beckett asks the congregation to think about the meaning of what word?

4. Who might be the least likely character to show up to Beckett's sermon?

5. What does Beckett ask the audience to remember about Christmas mass?

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