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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 3, what is the goal of the French army?
(a) To swim across the river.
(b) To come up with a new formation to fool the English army.
(c) To defeat the English army.
(d) To find a way to obtain food for their starving troops.
2. In Scene 2, who is waiting for the arrival of the Dauphin?
(a) The Archbishop of Rheims and the Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille.
(c) Robert de Baudricourt and his steward.
3. Why does the French commander not allow Joan to move forward to attack?
(a) Because he thinks Joan doesn't have any idea what she is doing.
(b) Because of unfavorable wind conditions.
(c) Because he will not allow a woman to lead his army.
(d) Because the English army is too powerful.
4. Who is the commander of the French army in Scene 3?
(b) de la Tremouille.
(c) de Rais.
(d) de Baudricourt.
5. What is Robert's profession?
(b) Military officer.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is distressing the commander of the French army in the beginning of Scene 3?
2. In Scene 2, what does Joan raise after being given control of the military?
3. Who lives in the castle mentioned at the opening of the play?
4. In what room does Joan meet with the Dauphin?
5. In Scene 3, how do the men in battle feel about Joan?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Scene 2, what do the Archbishop of Rheims, Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille, Gilles de Rais, and the Dauphin do to try and trick Joan, and why?
2. In Scene 3, Joan agrees to accompany Dunois to what location and for what reason?
3. Who joins the Archbishop of Rheims and Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille to wait for the Dauphin's arrival in Scene 2? What is this man's nickname and why is that what he is called?
4. Joan leaves the castle with the armor, horse and men. She is content with this mini victory. Though Robert has doubts that her mission is sent from God, what happens to change his mind?
5. In Scene 4, two men in an English army camp are having a discussion. Who are the men, and what are they discussing?
6. What does Joan do in Scene 3 to convince the men in battle that she is authentic?
7. In Scene 1, Robert believes that Joan can have a positive effect on the troops. Why does Robert believe this, and what effect does he hope Joan will have?
8. What is the subject of the dream which awakens the king in the Epilogue?
9. In Scene 6, what are the church officials willing to do if Joan will not recant her sins?
10. What does Joan ask Robert for in Scene 1, and why?
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