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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What do the officials in Scene 6 discuss before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
(a) The severity of Joan's crimes.
(b) How to effectively try the girl without prejudice.
(c) What Joan's punishment should be since they already know she will confess.
(d) Joan's crimes and what the consequences should be.
2. What kind of actions does Dunois say the attempts for Paris are?
(a) Cruel and disparaging.
(b) Frightening and specious.
(c) Reckless and unnecessary.
(d) Bold and courageous.
3. 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 ignores their admonitions.
(c) She agrees with them.
(d) She takes what they say into consideration and decides to seek battle elsewhere.
4. Why is Joan warned about sinning in Scene 5?
(a) She overeats at the banquet.
(b) She refuses to get out of bed.
(c) She continuously follows one of the French commanders.
(d) She delineates her military successes for her audience.
5. In Scene 6, what occurs before Joan is brought into the courtroom?
(a) The courtroom fills with spectators.
(b) Joan's supposed crimes are announced to the assemblage.
(c) The noblemen and church officials debate.
(d) Joan is whipped and dressed in rags.
6. What does Joan plan to do in Scene 5 now that she has returned victorious from the Siege at Orleans?
(a) To quietly fade into the background.
(b) To continue with the war.
(c) To convince the palace to make her queen.
(d) To return to the pastoral life she knew before going into battle.
7. In Scene 4, Joan's individualism threatens what?
(a) The weak bonds between the Dauphin and his advisers.
(b) The church and state infrastructure.
(c) The male domination of the military.
(d) The English army's hold over the French people.
8. Who warns Joan that she is perilously close to a sin in her eagerness to continue battling?
(a) The priest at Rheims.
(b) The Archbishop.
(c) The Pope.
(d) The Dauphin.
9. The church officials believe that Joan has committed violations against __________________.
(a) God and country.
(b) The Catholic religion.
(c) The French monarchy.
(d) The English monarchy.
10. In Scene 6, Joan gives two reasons for dressing in men's clothing. Which of these is one of those reasons?
(a) She hasn't been offered any women's clothing.
(b) She is imprisoned in a men's prison.
(c) The one dress she owns has been taken away.
(d) She can't fit into her dresses.
11. In Scene 4, it is believed that __________ about Joan may cause the common individuals to defect.
(a) The way she gets along with the common people.
(b) Her charismatic traits.
(c) Her beatific visions.
(d) Her miraculous raising of the dead.
12. What did Joan alter through her military conquests?
(a) The course of history for France.
(b) Church dogma.
(c) The French landscape.
(d) English attitudes toward women.
13. What is Joan's suggestion to the king and his advisers in Scene 5?
(a) That they continue in war.
(b) That they trust her in all matters of state.
(c) That they make her queen.
(d) That they ally with Italy in a war against England.
14. What sin is Joan warned about giving in to in Scene 5?
15. Why does the king turn down Joan's request to go to Paris in Scene 5?
(a) He is tired of war.
(b) He wants her to go home to her family.
(c) He wants to make her queen.
(d) The state coffers are empty.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who joins the discussion the two men in the English camp are having about Joan in Scene 4?
2. What has led to the ceremony at the cathedral in Scene 5?
3. What is Joan fixed on after the Battle of Orleans?
4. Where in the cathedral do Joan and the officer have their conversation?
5. In Scene 6, what does Joan have to do for the church officials to fulfill their commitment to Joan's soul?
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