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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the church officials believe their duty to Joan is?
(a) To save her soul.
(b) To save her reputation.
(c) To save her life.
(d) To see her banished from France.
2. What did Joan alter through her military conquests?
(a) Church dogma.
(b) English attitudes toward women.
(c) The course of history for France.
(d) The French landscape.
3. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her ability to see the future.
(b) Her unprecedented military prowess.
(c) Her visions.
(d) Her supernatural powers.
4. Where in the cathedral do Joan and the officer have their conversation?
(a) In the reliquary.
(b) In the vestibule.
(c) At the altar.
(d) In the gardens.
5. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her power over nature.
(b) Her religious fervor.
(c) Her power over animals.
(d) The way she dresses.
6. In Scene 5, why is the king concerned about the lack of state funds?
(a) They would be unable to afford a wedding feast.
(b) He cannot give Joan the military support she needs when she travels to Paris.
(c) If Joan goes to battle in Paris and gets captured, he would be unable to pay her ransom.
(d) He cannot afford to pay the troops.
7. Joan's demeanor during the trial is what?
8. Where is Joan imprisoned?
(a) In an oubliette.
(b) The Rouen castle.
(c) Buckingham palace.
(d) In a crude jail outside of Paris.
9. In Scene 6, what occurs before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
(a) The noblemen and church officials debate.
(b) Joan is whipped and dressed in rags.
(c) Joan's supposed crimes are announced to the assemblage.
(d) The courtroom fills with spectators.
10. Why do the nobleman and the chaplain believe that Joan should be burned?
(a) For what they consider her supernatural powers.
(b) For no reason at all.
(c) For her outright displays of disrespect to the English.
(d) For what they consider treason.
11. 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) Afraid of her power.
(b) Bored with her lectures.
(c) Happy for common sense.
(d) Awe for her convictions.
12. In Scene 4, the men discussing Joan fear she is a threat to what system?
(a) The church system.
(b) The caste system.
(c) The feudal system.
(d) The military system.
13. Where does Joan want to go next in Scene 5?
(a) Cote' d'Azur.
14. What happens to one young woman who stands up for Joan's cause?
(a) She was excommunicated from the Catholic Church.
(b) She was beheaded.
(c) She was thrown in jail.
(d) She was burned at the stake.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the church officials want Joan to admit to in Scene 6?
2. Joan discusses ___________ with a military officer while in the cathedral.
3. Who warns Joan that she is perilously close to a sin in her eagerness to continue battling?
4. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
5. In Scene 4, Joan's charisma and legendary exploits are perceived as a threat to ____________.
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