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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The Dauphin goes through a ceremony in Scene 5. What is that ceremony?
(a) His wedding to a Spanish princess.
(b) He is crowned King of France.
(c) His baptism into Christianity.
(d) The baptism of his first born son.
2. Why do the nobleman and the chaplain believe that Joan should be burned?
(a) For what they consider treason.
(b) For what they consider her supernatural powers.
(c) For her outright displays of disrespect to the English.
(d) For no reason at all.
3. What are church officials willing to do if Joan does not submit to their demands during trial?
(a) Torture her until she begs forgiveness.
(b) Damn her soul to hell.
(c) Hand her over to secular authorities.
(d) Continue the trial until she does submit.
4. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her ability to see the future.
(b) Her supernatural powers.
(c) Her unprecedented military prowess.
(d) Her visions.
5. Where is Joan imprisoned?
(a) In a crude jail outside of Paris.
(b) Buckingham palace.
(c) The Rouen castle.
(d) In an oubliette.
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 nature.
(d) Her power over animals.
7. What did Joan alter through her military conquests?
(a) The French landscape.
(b) The course of history for France.
(c) English attitudes toward women.
(d) Church dogma.
8. In Scene 6, what do the church officials threaten Joan with when she refuses to recant?
(a) Throw her into a pit of snakes.
(b) Torture her.
(c) Turn her over to the prisoners for whatever purpose those men see fit.
(d) Put her in front of a firing squad.
9. In Scene 4, Joan's charisma and legendary exploits are perceived as a threat to ____________.
(a) The Dauphin's chances to become king.
(b) The English king.
(c) The feudal system.
(d) The very structure of the Catholic Church.
10. What happens to Joan when she refuses to admit guilt in Scene 6?
(a) She is banished from France and sent to Spain.
(b) She is sentenced to be hung until she is dead.
(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.
11. 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) They dislike her, but they respect her.
(c) Their feelings toward her are ambiguous.
(d) They wholly support her.
12. In Scene 4, Joan's individualism threatens what?
(a) The weak bonds between the Dauphin and his advisers.
(b) The male domination of the military.
(c) The church and state infrastructure.
(d) The English army's hold over the French people.
13. What is Joan fixed on after the Battle of Orleans?
(a) Her plan to liberate Paris.
(b) Her plan to return home to her family.
(c) Her plan to build her own church.
(d) Her plan to confront the King of England.
14. In Scene 4, the bishop holds out hope for ____________.
(a) The salvation of Joan's soul.
(b) The chance to burn Joan as a witch.
(c) A decent meal and a glass of fine wine.
(d) An English victory.
15. Joan is single-minded about ____________ once she has been successful at the Battle of Orleans.
(a) Her eagerness to get home.
(b) Her relationship with God.
(c) Her pursuit of war.
(d) Her purpose in life.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has led to the ceremony at the cathedral in Scene 5?
2. What does Joan plan to do in Scene 5 now that she has returned victorious from the Siege at Orleans?
3. In the beginning of Scene 6, how long has Joan's trial lasted?
4. What do the church officials believe their duty to Joan is?
5. Who are the Englishmen who are discussing Joan in Scene 4?
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