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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Scene 2, what does Joan raise after being given control of the military?
(a) The royal crown.
(b) The royal decree written on parchment.
(c) The Dauphin's spirits.
(d) Her sword.
2. In Scene 2, what example is given of Joan's spiritual fortitude?
(a) The drowning of a man who refused to stop taking the Lord's name in vain.
(b) A vision of the Virgin Mary scene on a hillside next to Joan's house.
(c) Joan's refusal to enter the cathedral in her armor.
(d) Joan's dedication to seeing the Archbishop of Rheims crowned as king.
3. In Scene 2, where do the Dauphin's advisers wait for him to arrive?
(a) In a stable on the outskirts of Lorraine.
(b) In a castle.
(c) In a stable on the outskirts of Champagne.
(d) In the cathedral at Rheims.
4. What has happened to the French army in the beginning of Scene 3?
(a) They have stalled.
(b) They have deserted the cause.
(c) Their morale has dropped.
(d) They have been defeated by the English.
5. In Scene 2, who tries to trick Joan into thinking he is the Dauphin?
(a) Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille.
(b) All of the answers are correct.
(c) Archbishop of Rheims.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the Dauphin's head of church in Scene 2?
2. In Scene 2, who joins the two men awaiting the Dauphin's arrival?
3. In Scene 1, what does Robert hope for Joan in her mission?
4. What is the name of the castle in which the play opens?
5. How does the Dauphin feel about Joan's convictions in Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. What news does Gilles de Rais bring to the Archbishop of Rheims and Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille in Scene 2?
2. What has happened to Joan in the beginning of Scene 6?
3. Why do you think the English officials were quick to label Joan a witch in Scene 4?
4. Scene 1 sees Robert go through several emotions. What are some of those emotions, and why does Robert experience them?
5. In the Epilogue, what does King Charles find out about Joan and how long is it after Joan's execution?
6. How do Joan's colleagues feel about her final decision to liberate Paris?
7. In Scene 4, what concerns the bishop most about Joan?
8. In Scene 4, two men in an English army camp are having a discussion. Who are the men, and what are they discussing?
9. In Scene 3, the attitude toward Joan and her supposed powers is variable. How do the men in the castles feel about Joan? How do the men in the trenches with Joan feel about her?
10. Describe the end of the king's dream in the Epilogue.
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