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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who offers himself to Mrs. Lackitt in Act I, Scene II?
2. What does Blanford vow to do?
(a) Serve Oroonoko.
(b) Serve the Captain.
(c) Serve the Governor.
(d) Serve Welldon.
3. Who says "I am quite tir'd of setting up for a Husband" in Act II, Scene I?
(a) Widow Lackitt.
4. Why does the Lieutenant Governor summon Blanford and Oroonoko in Act II, Scene II?
(a) He wants Oroonoko's opinion on politics.
(b) He wants Oroonoko to do some work for him.
(c) He wants Oroonoko's opinion of his mistress.
(d) He wants Oroonoko to entertain him.
5. What does Blanford understand about Oroonoko in the beginning of Act II, Scene II?
(a) Why he is so sad.
(b) Why he is distrustful of white men.
(c) Why he is so pitiful.
(d) Why he is so angry.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Oroonoko so elated at the end of Act II, Scene III?
2. For what purpose have Lucy and Welldon left their original home?
3. Where is Lucy and Welldon's original home?
4. To whom is "Why, a lusty young Fellow may happen to tempt you" being said in Act I, Scene I?
5. How does the widow's response of "Is that all?" to the Welldon's promise to Lucy's dying father tell us about the widow in Act II, Scene I?
Short Essay Questions
1. Where are the two sisters living and how is this an advantage for them?
2. In Act I, Scene I, what does Stanmore offer to Welldon and why?
3. Describe the Captain's character in Act I, Scene II.
4. Take the following line: "Were not you an ill-natur'd thing to boggle at a Promise? I cou'd break twenty for you" in Act II, Scene I. Who is speaking and to whom? What is it in reference to and what do these words tell us about the speaker?
5. Describe Daniel's character.
6. In Act II, Scene I how does Welldon put Widow Lackitt off marrying him?
7. Who speaks the line "hear you, but I can believe no more" in Act I, Scene II. What does it mean?
8. What line tells us of Welldon's feelings towards Mrs. Lackitt and in regards to what in Act I, Scene I?
9. Why does Oroonoko tell Blanford he is unhappy?
10. Describe the interaction and relationship between the governor and his mistress at the beginning of Act II, Scene III.
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