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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. Why does the French commander not allow Joan to move forward to attack?
(a) Because he will not allow a woman to lead his army.
(b) Because he thinks Joan doesn't have any idea what she is doing.
(c) Because the English army is too powerful.
(d) Because of unfavorable wind conditions.
2. In Scene 1, whose voices does Joan claim to hear?
(a) The voices of her inner conscience.
(b) Her father's and mother's.
(c) Those of many demons.
(d) Saint Margaret's and Saint Catherine's.
3. What does the French commander want his troops to attack?
(a) The English reserves.
(c) The English castle.
4. In Scene 2, where do the Dauphin's advisers wait for him to arrive?
(a) In the cathedral at Rheims.
(b) In a stable on the outskirts of Lorraine.
(c) In a castle.
(d) In a stable on the outskirts of Champagne.
5. Who is the leader that Joan hopes to influence in Scene 1?
(a) The Prince.
(b) The King.
(c) The Queen.
(d) The Dauphin.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the city where the men are waiting for the Dauphin in Scene 2?
2. Who is the Dauphin's head of church in Scene 2?
3. What is distressing the commander of the French army in the beginning of Scene 3?
4. In Scene 2, who is waiting for the arrival of the Dauphin?
5. What does the Dauphin tell the high-ranking officials when they return to the room in Scene 2?
Short Essay Questions
1. 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?
2. What is the purpose of the author including the king's dream and its details in the Epilogue?
3. This play takes place in France in 1492. Just from reading Scene 1, what do you think the political climate was like at that time? Whose citizens were an imposition to the French people? What is Joan's position in this struggle?
4. In Scene 5, why doesn't Joan want to return home after her success at Orleans?
5. In Scene 3, Joan agrees to accompany Dunois to what location and for what reason?
6. What happens to the Dauphin at the beginning of Scene 5, and who is responsible for it?
7. In Scene 3, what is troubling the French army commander, Dunois?
8. What does Joan do in Scene 3 to convince the men in battle that she is authentic?
9. As Dunois and Joan make their way toward their destination late in Scene 3, what happens?
10. 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?
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