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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where does the ceremony take place in Scene 5?
(a) The cathedral at Champagne.
(b) The cathedral at Alsace.
(c) In the royal palace.
(d) The cathedral at Rheims.
2. 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.
3. Where is Joan imprisoned?
(a) The Rouen castle.
(b) Buckingham palace.
(c) In a crude jail outside of Paris.
(d) In an oubliette.
4. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her religious fervor.
(b) Her power over animals.
(c) Her power over nature.
(d) The way she dresses.
5. What is Joan's suggestion to the king and his advisers in Scene 5?
(a) That they trust her in all matters of state.
(b) That they ally with Italy in a war against England.
(c) That they continue in war.
(d) That they make her queen.
6. Which of the following is a reason the English label Joan a witch?
(a) Her visions.
(b) Her supernatural powers.
(c) Her ability to see the future.
(d) Her unprecedented military prowess.
7. Where in the cathedral do Joan and the officer have their conversation?
(a) At the altar.
(b) In the gardens.
(c) In the vestibule.
(d) In the reliquary.
8. In the beginning of Scene 6, how long has Joan's trial lasted?
(a) Eleven weeks.
(b) Two days.
(c) Eleven days.
(d) Six weeks.
9. In what year does Scene 6 open?
10. What is the fear created for the English by Joan aligning herself as an individual with the French King?
(a) That the church might lose its power over the French monarchy.
(b) That individual citizens might begin to band together in her support.
(c) That individual citizens could be strengthened at the expense of the feudal system.
(d) That women might become powerful citizens.
11. In what month does Scene 6 open?
12. In Scene 6, what does Joan have to do for the church officials to fulfill their commitment to Joan's soul?
(a) Recant her sins.
(b) Enter a nunnery.
(c) Admit that she has committed murder in the eyes of God.
(d) Admit that she has committed treason.
13. In Scene 5, why is the king concerned about the lack of state funds?
(a) He cannot afford to pay the troops.
(b) If Joan goes to battle in Paris and gets captured, he would be unable to pay her ransom.
(c) They would be unable to afford a wedding feast.
(d) He cannot give Joan the military support she needs when she travels to Paris.
14. How does Joan react to her colleagues' lack of enthusiasm for her plan to go to Paris in Scene 5?
(a) She takes what they say into consideration and decides to go home.
(b) She takes what they say into consideration and decides to seek battle elsewhere.
(c) She ignores their admonitions.
(d) She agrees with them.
15. Who warns Joan that she is perilously close to a sin in her eagerness to continue battling?
(a) The Pope.
(b) The priest at Rheims.
(c) The Dauphin.
(d) The Archbishop.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the new king and his advisers think of Joan's advice in Scene 5?
2. What is Joan fixed on after the Battle of Orleans?
3. What do the church officials want Joan to admit to in Scene 6?
4. In Scene 4, the men discussing Joan fear she is a threat to what system?
5. What nationality is the person leading the French army?
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