The Sleep of Reason Test | Mid-Book Test - Medium

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 128 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Sleep of Reason Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the effect of the Constitution of 1812?
(a) Exiling the dissenters.
(b) Creating a parliament.
(c) Curtailing the King's power.
(d) Expanding the King's power.

2. What is the picture on the wall during most of Part 1, Scene 2?
(a) Witches' Sabbath.
(b) Saturn eating his child.
(c) Asmodea.
(d) Leocadia.

3. What does King Ferdinand think needlework would do for his subjects?
(a) Make them more creative.
(b) Make them more disciplined.
(c) Make them more interesting.
(d) Make them more docile.

4. What did Goya think the flying men were when he first saw them?
(a) His imagination.
(b) Angels.
(c) Frenchmen in new machines.
(d) Demons.

5. What sound does it seem to Goya that Leocadia makes when she talks?
(a) A bat's screech.
(b) A cat's meow.
(c) A hen's cackling.
(d) A donkey's bray.

Short Answer Questions

1. Hearing his shouts, what does Leocadia suggest must have happened to Goya?

2. Why did King Ferdinand learn needlework?

3. What confidential order does King Ferdinand give Calomarde?

4. Why does Leocadia call Goya insane?

5. What activity occupies King Ferdinand?

Short Essay Questions

1. In the last scene, Goya says, "This is how it happens. It always happens." What does he mean?

2. Why does Goya hesitate to open Martin Zapater's letter?

3. In what has Goya defied King Ferdinand?

4. Why does Leocadia take Goya's dementia personally?

5. What does Goya mean when he says, "For thirty years I've been witnessing a play I don't understand"?

6. What surprises Father Duaso about Dr. Arrieta's request for help for Goya?

7. Which of the dream figures has the most power over Goya, and what do you make of that fact?

8. What does Mariquita's voice represent in Goya's mind in Part 2, Scene 2?

9. What contrast exists between the physical description of King Ferdinand and his activities and speech?

10. What does Gumersinda think of Leocadia?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 789 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Sleep of Reason Lesson Plans
The Sleep of Reason from BookRags. (c)2017 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook