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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 is Robert's profession?
(b) Military officer.
2. In Scene 2, what do the men do when Joan raises her sword?
(a) Ask for her forgiveness.
(c) Run away.
(d) Fall to their knees.
3. What is distressing the commander of the French army in the beginning of Scene 3?
(a) His children are ill and he cannot return home.
(b) The death of his wife.
(c) Joan's orders.
(d) His bad fortune.
4. What is the purpose of Joan's request to the leader of her country in Scene 1?
(a) To bring peace to the kingdom.
(b) To drive the English out of France.
(c) To be able to find a rich husband.
(d) To make sure she is paid a fair wage for her duties.
5. In Scene 1, what does Robert hope Joan will do for the troops?
(a) Treat their wounds.
(b) Bring them food and water.
(c) Inspire them to battle the Russians.
(d) Bolster morale and purpose.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Scene 1, what does Robert hope for Joan in her mission?
2. What is the name of the castle in which the play opens?
3. How does the Dauphin feel about Joan's convictions in Scene 2?
4. In Scene 2, Joan receives scorn for what?
5. What is the third thing that Robert gives Joan in Scene 1?
Short Essay Questions
1. In the Epilogue, what does King Charles find out about Joan and how long is it after Joan's execution?
2. How do the men who condemn Joan to death react after her execution?
3. 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?
4. What are the Archbishop of Rheims and Lord Chamberlain de la Tremouille discussing while they wait for the Dauphin's arrival in Scene 2?
5. Why doesn't the Dauphin hold any real power in Scene 2?
6. After Joan identifies the true Dauphin in Scene 2, what does she tell the Dauphin, and how does he react?
7. What is the setting for the play, and what is the location for the opening of the play?
8. How do the nobleman and the chaplain feel about Joan, and how do they feel she should be treated?
9. After her victory at Orleans, what are Joan's intentions outlined in Scene 5?
10. Is Robert's decision to help Joan in Scene 1 based on emotion or rationalization? Why?
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