Mid-Book Test - Medium
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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 1, the castle is described as located on a river between which two cities?
(a) Champagne and Lorraine.
(b) Toulouse and Nice.
(c) Marseille and Lyon.
(d) Montpellier and Bordeaux.
2. What does the French commander do to Joan in Scene 3?
(a) He refuses to let her in camp.
(b) He encourages her to move forward.
(c) He holds her in check.
(d) He cedes command to her.
3. What is the cause of the lack of eggs for Robert's breakfast in Scene 1?
(a) A fox killed the hens.
(b) The hens are diseased.
(c) Maid Joan's presence.
(d) The eggs were stepped on.
4. Who is the Dauphin's military adviser?
(a) Gilles de Rais.
(b) Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille.
(c) Archbishop of Rheims.
(d) The Dauphin himself.
5. In Scene 2, what subject is being discussed by the Archbishop and Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille?
(a) A plan to overthrow the Dauphin.
(b) Financial matters of state.
(c) What to have for dinner.
(d) The dour state of France.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Scene 3, how do the men in battle feel about Joan?
2. What is the French army unable to do in the beginning of Scene 3?
3. What is one of the items Joan convinces Robert to give her in Scene 1?
4. In Scene 1, what does Robert think about Joan's assertion that she hears voices?
5. Joan hopes to convince the leader of her country to do what in Scene 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Scene 5, what do Joan's colleagues tell her about in order to dissuade her from continuing war against the English?
2. What does Joan ask Robert for in Scene 1, and why?
3. After Joan identifies the true Dauphin in Scene 2, what does she tell the Dauphin, and how does he react?
4. What is the setting for the play, and what is the location for the opening of the play?
5. How do the nobleman and the chaplain feel about Joan, and how do they feel she should be treated?
6. Once Joan is given complete control of the military, the Dauphin calls his advisers back into the room. What does he tell the men and how do they react?
7. What is the purpose of the author including the king's dream and its details in the Epilogue?
8. In Scene 4, Joan's alignment as an individual with the French king poses a threat to what system, and why?
9. 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?
10. How does Joan react to the advice given by her colleagues in Scene 5?
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