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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What kind of actions does Dunois say the attempts for Paris are?
(a) Frightening and specious.
(b) Reckless and unnecessary.
(c) Bold and courageous.
(d) Cruel and disparaging.
2. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) The Dauphin's unquestioning belief in her.
(b) Her strong sense of feminism.
(c) Her disconcerting political views.
(d) The dedication the French army shows towards her.
3. Why do the nobleman and the chaplain believe that Joan should be burned?
(a) For what they consider her supernatural powers.
(b) For what they consider treason.
(c) For no reason at all.
(d) For her outright displays of disrespect to the English.
4. In Scene 4, what are the nobleman and the chaplain bemoaning?
(a) The lack of space in the encampment.
(b) The uncomfortable living conditions at the camp.
(c) The English army's continuing list of battles lost to the French.
(d) The French spies and their ability to gain access to the English encampment.
5. What do the new king and his advisers think of Joan's advice in Scene 5?
(a) They think it is an excellent idea.
(b) They think she should stay out of matters of state.
(c) They think it is dangerous.
(d) They think she should pray about it and come back.
6. In the beginning of Scene 6, how long has Joan's trial lasted?
(a) Six weeks.
(b) Eleven days.
(c) Two days.
(d) Eleven weeks.
7. In Scene 6, what is one of the reasons Joan says that she dresses in men's clothing?
(a) It is the only clothing available to her.
(b) She prefers the comfort of men's clothing to that of women's clothing.
(c) It is appropriate attire for battle.
(d) She hates dresses.
8. The third man to join the discussion about Joan in Scene 4 disagrees with the first two men and their assessment of Joan. What does he believe about Joan instead?
(a) That she is a heretic.
(b) That she is a witch.
(c) That she is a spy.
(d) That she is a saint.
9. Who warns Joan that she is perilously close to a sin in her eagerness to continue battling?
(a) The Dauphin.
(b) The Pope.
(c) The Archbishop.
(d) The priest at Rheims.
10. In Scene 5, Joan desires to take a certain path now that she has been successful in battle. Why does she want to take that path?
(a) She has tasted success and is now driven to become an important person in the castle.
(b) She has always wanted to be royalty.
(c) Her passion for war outweighs her desire to return to a life of boredom.
(d) She is tired of war and wants to return home to her family.
11. Where does Joan want to go next in Scene 5?
(a) Cote' d'Azur.
12. Where in the cathedral do Joan and the officer have their conversation?
(a) At the altar.
(b) In the reliquary.
(c) In the vestibule.
(d) In the gardens.
13. 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 given an extension on her trial and sent back to jail.
(d) She is immediately led to the stake and burned to death.
14. What is Joan's suggestion to the king and his advisers in Scene 5?
(a) That they continue in war.
(b) That they make her queen.
(c) That they ally with Italy in a war against England.
(d) That they trust her in all matters of state.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Scene 6, what occurs before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
2. How does Joan react to her colleagues' lack of enthusiasm for her plan to go to Paris in Scene 5?
3. What do the officials in Scene 6 discuss before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
4. In Scene 6, what does Joan have to do for the church officials to fulfill their commitment to Joan's soul?
5. Joan's demeanor during the trial is what?
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