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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Scene 6, what is one of the crimes Joan is to be tried for?
(a) Public drunkenness.
2. In Scene 4, the bishop is concerned about Joan's ___________.
(a) Supernatural powers.
(b) Individualistic views.
(c) Influence on the French citizens.
(d) Amazing fighting abilities.
3. What does Joan plan to do in Scene 5 now that she has returned victorious from the Siege at Orleans?
(a) To return to the pastoral life she knew before going into battle.
(b) To continue with the war.
(c) To convince the palace to make her queen.
(d) To quietly fade into the background.
4. What is one of the crimes Joan is to be tried for in Scene 6?
5. In Scene 6, what does Joan risk by not submitting to the church officials' demands?
(a) Lifelong imprisonment.
(d) Being tortured.
6. In Scene 4, the bishop holds out hope for ____________.
(a) The salvation of Joan's soul.
(b) A decent meal and a glass of fine wine.
(c) An English victory.
(d) The chance to burn Joan as a witch.
7. What do the new king and his advisers think of Joan's advice in Scene 5?
(a) They think it is dangerous.
(b) They think she should pray about it and come back.
(c) They think she should stay out of matters of state.
(d) They think it is an excellent idea.
8. 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 feudal system.
(c) The very structure of the Catholic Church.
(d) The English king.
9. With whom is Joan carrying on a discussion in Scene 5 while in the cathedral?
(a) The Archbishop.
(b) Robert de Baudricourt.
(c) The Dauphin.
10. 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 spy.
(b) That she is a heretic.
(c) That she is a witch.
(d) That she is a saint.
11. How does Joan react to her colleagues' lack of enthusiasm for her plan to go to Paris in Scene 5?
(a) She ignores their admonitions.
(b) She takes what they say into consideration and decides to seek battle elsewhere.
(c) She takes what they say into consideration and decides to go home.
(d) She agrees with them.
12. 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 afford to pay the troops.
(c) He cannot give Joan the military support she needs when she travels to Paris.
(d) If Joan goes to battle in Paris and gets captured, he would be unable to pay her ransom.
13. In Scene 6, what occurs before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
(a) The courtroom fills with spectators.
(b) Joan is whipped and dressed in rags.
(c) The noblemen and church officials debate.
(d) Joan's supposed crimes are announced to the assemblage.
14. What did Joan alter through her military conquests?
(a) Church dogma.
(b) The course of history for France.
(c) English attitudes toward women.
(d) The French landscape.
15. In Scene 6, what do the church officials threaten Joan with when she refuses to recant?
(a) Turn her over to the prisoners for whatever purpose those men see fit.
(b) Throw her into a pit of snakes.
(c) Torture her.
(d) Put her in front of a firing squad.
Short Answer Questions
1. What has led to the ceremony at the cathedral in Scene 5?
2. What is one emotion felt by Joan's colleagues when she makes her final decision about the battle in Paris?
3. In what month does Scene 6 open?
4. Where does the ceremony take place in Scene 5?
5. What do the Englishmen intend to do to Joan once she is captured?
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