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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Gaunt's final line?
(a) "Love they to live that love and honour have."
(b) "Live in thy shame, but die not shame with thee."
(c) "Words, life and all old Lancaster hath spent."
(d) "Convey me to my bed, then to my grave."

2. Where does Bushy inform Richard that Gaunt is in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) Ely House.
(b) Windsor Castle.
(c) Coventry.
(d) Thames House.

3. Who in Ireland is worrying Richard in Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) Vikings.
(b) Murderers.
(c) Gypsies.
(d) Rebels.

4. Who is Woodstock?
(a) The Duke of Gloucester.
(b) Richard
(c) Mowbray.
(d) Gaunt.

5. Who does the Duchess wish ill upon at the end of Act 1, Scene 2?
(a) Gaunt.
(b) Bolingbroke.
(c) Mowbray.
(d) Richard.

6. What made Aumerle cry when he said goodbye to Bolingbroke?
(a) Knowing his cousin's father would soon die.
(b) All of the above.
(c) The wind.
(d) Seeing his cousin banished from England.

7. What do Mowbray and Bolingbroke state officially that they are fighting for at the duel?
(a) Both love the same woman.
(b) Both claim the other is a traitor.
(c) Mowbray claims adultery while Bolingbroke claims theft.
(d) Both claim the other killed the Duke of Gloucester.

8. Who is upset over Richard's absence in Act 2, Scene 2?
(a) Bushy.
(b) The Queen.
(c) Green.
(d) The Duke of York.

9. What is Bolingbroke's banishment reduced to?
(a) Six years.
(b) Ten years.
(c) Fifteen years.
(d) Twenty years.

10. How many lines are in Act 3, Scene 1?
(a) One hundred five.
(b) Three hundred twelve.
(c) Twenty eight.
(d) Forty four.

11. Where is the setting of Act 1, Scene 4?
(a) The Chambers.
(b) The Garden.
(c) The Supper Room.
(d) The Court.

12. Who of the following is not a character in Act 2, Scene 3?
(a) Willoughby.
(b) Berkeley.
(c) Ross.
(d) Sir Pierce of Exton.

13. What is the setting in the beginning of Act 2, Scene 3?
(a) Gloucestershire.
(b) Ravenspurgh.
(c) London.
(d) Berkeley.

14. Which character officially swears in Mowbray and Bolingbroke at the duel?
(a) Gaunt.
(b) Lord Marshal.
(c) Duke Aumerle.
(d) Richard.

15. Why don't Bolingbroke and Mowbray forgive one another?
(a) They have had a rivalry since childhood.
(b) They have both sworn to God they would seek vengeance.
(c) It would be forfeiting their honor.
(d) Both have not shared everything they are upset over.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who are the first characters to enter Act 1, Scene 3?

2. Who was Richard's uncle and Gaunt's brother?

3. Where does York tell the men to meet him as he leaves Act 2, Scene 2?

4. Of which quality of Bolingbroke does Richard worry?

5. What is the last line of Act 3, Scene 1?

(see the answer keys)

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