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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. What does Joan agree to do for the French commander?
(a) Pray for food.
(b) Pray for the English army to retreat.
(c) Pray for rain.
(d) Pray for a change in fortune.

2. How does Joan feel about meeting with the leader of her country?
(a) Nervous.
(b) Frightened.
(c) Confident.
(d) Nonplussed.

3. Who is incredulous and angry at his steward in Scene 1?
(a) Le Compte de Chablis.
(b) de Richeleau.
(c) Robert de Baudricourt.
(d) Lord Chamberlain.

4. In Scene 3, what is one of the attributes Joan is given that is considered verification of her reputation?
(a) Easy-going nature.
(b) Incredible insight.
(c) Spiritual courage.
(d) A quiet strength.

5. In Scene 2, who joins the two men awaiting the Dauphin's arrival?
(a) Bluebeard.
(b) Robert de Baudricourt.
(c) Joan.
(d) The steward.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the commander of the French army in Scene 3?

2. In Scene 3, what is the goal of the French army?

3. What is one of the attributes given to Joan in Scene 3 that is considered verification of her reputation?

4. How is Joan associated with Robert de Baudricourt in Scene 1?

5. How do the high-ranking officials feel after the Dauphin tells them his decision after speaking with Joan in Scene 2?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is Joan anxious to do in Scene 3? Who stops her, and why?

2. In Scene 1, what makes Joan think she is doing God's work? What does Robert think of her assertions?

3. 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?

4. How does Joan react to the powerful men kneeling at her feet in the king's dream?

5. How do Joan's colleagues feel about her final decision to liberate Paris?

6. In Scene 4, Joan's alignment as an individual with the French king poses a threat to what system, and why?

7. Describe the end of the king's dream in the Epilogue.

8. Would Joan's mission be complete with a victory at Orleans, or would it just whet her appetite for battle?

9. What is Joan's first reaction to the church officials' demands for her to recant at her trial?

10. Is Robert's decision to help Joan in Scene 1 based on emotion or rationalization? Why?

(see the answer keys)

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