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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 says Oroonoko will be treated nobly?
(a) Captain.
(b) Stanmore.
(c) Blanford.
(d) Governor.

2. Whom does the widow first suggest that Lucy marry?
(a) The captain.
(b) Jack.
(c) Stanmore.
(d) Her son.

3. In Act II Scene II, who is the first speaker?
(a) Welldon.
(b) Blanford.
(c) Oroonoko.
(d) Governor.

4. What does Blanford assure Oroonoko about the Governor at the beginning of Act II, Scene II?
(a) That he will free him for sure.
(b) That he will be cruel and treacherous.
(c) That he will send him back to Africa.
(d) That he will be kind and fair.

5. How does Welldon say he could cheat the widow?
(a) By marrying her for her money.
(b) By striking a business deal with her.
(c) By marrying her daughter.
(d) By having Lucy marry her son.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Daniel make his mother promise near the end of Act II, Scene I?

2. Why does the Lieutenant Governor summon Blanford and Oroonoko in Act II, Scene II?

3. What do Welldon and the widow agree upon in Act II, Scene I?

4. With whom is the governor in love with?

5. What is Daniel afraid of, regarding Lucy, near the end of Act II, Scene I?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Act I, Scene I, who is disguised as a man and why?

2. What do we learn about Oroonoko's past in Act II, Scene II?

3. Why does Oroonoko tell Blanford he is unhappy?

4. Describe the character Aboan in Act III.

5. In Act I, Scene I, what does Stanmore offer to Welldon and why?

6. What happens at the end of Act IV, Scene II?

7. What do we understand of the relationship between Jack Stanmore and Widow Lackitt in Act I, Scene II?

8. How is trickery shown in the play and how is it concluded in Act V?

9. 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?

10. What is Aboan's most convincing argument which finally gets Oroonoko to join his plans of revolt?

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