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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Scene 4, where are the two men who are discussing Joan?
(a) In the midst of a battlefield.
(b) In an English army camp.
(c) In a French army camp.
(d) In a castle in the Loire valley.
2. The Dauphin goes through a ceremony in Scene 5. What is that ceremony?
(a) He is crowned King of France.
(b) His baptism into Christianity.
(c) His wedding to a Spanish princess.
(d) The baptism of his first born son.
3. In Scene 6, what occurs before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
(a) Joan is whipped and dressed in rags.
(b) The courtroom fills with spectators.
(c) Joan's supposed crimes are announced to the assemblage.
(d) The noblemen and church officials debate.
4. In Scene 4, it is believed that __________ about Joan may cause the common individuals to defect.
(a) Her beatific visions.
(b) Her charismatic traits.
(c) The way she gets along with the common people.
(d) Her miraculous raising of the dead.
5. How do the new king and his advisers feel about Joan in Scene 5?
(a) They feel like she is an intruder in their presence.
(b) Their feelings toward her are ambiguous.
(c) They wholly support her.
(d) They dislike her, but they respect her.
6. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her religious fervor.
(b) The way she dresses.
(c) Her power over animals.
(d) Her power over nature.
7. What do the church officials in Scene 6 want Joan to do to acknowledge her guilt?
(a) Enter a nunnery.
(b) Sign papers.
(c) Accept excommunication.
(d) Make a public apology.
8. In Scene 4, Joan's individualism threatens what?
(a) The church and state infrastructure.
(b) The English army's hold over the French people.
(c) The male domination of the military.
(d) The weak bonds between the Dauphin and his advisers.
9. Joan's demeanor during the trial is what?
10. What is the name of the new King of France in Scene 5?
11. In Scene 6, an additional charge is brought against Joan for what?
(a) Dressing in men's clothing.
(b) Treason against England.
(c) Disrespect to royalty.
(d) Imitating a church official.
12. What happens to Joan when she refuses to admit guilt in Scene 6?
(a) She is sentenced to be hung until she is dead.
(b) She is banished from France and sent to Spain.
(c) She is immediately led to the stake and burned to death.
(d) She is given an extension on her trial and sent back to jail.
13. Why does the king turn down Joan's request to go to Paris in Scene 5?
(a) He wants her to go home to her family.
(b) The state coffers are empty.
(c) He is tired of war.
(d) He wants to make her queen.
14. In Scene 5, what is one of the emotions felt by Joan's colleagues when she makes her final decision about the battle in Paris?
(a) Happy for common sense.
(b) Afraid of her power.
(c) Awe for her convictions.
(d) Bored with her lectures.
15. In Scene 4, what are the nobleman and the chaplain bemoaning?
(a) The English army's continuing list of battles lost to the French.
(b) The uncomfortable living conditions at the camp.
(c) The French spies and their ability to gain access to the English encampment.
(d) The lack of space in the encampment.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Scene 6, Joan gives two reasons for dressing in men's clothing. Which of these is one of those reasons?
2. In what month does Scene 6 open?
3. In Scene 5, the French advisers give Joan an example of what happened to one young girl who stood up for her cause. Where was this woman?
4. What has happened to Joan in the beginning of Scene 6?
5. What do the Englishmen intend to do to Joan once she is captured?
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