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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Prospero distracts the three men from their plan of revenge; who distracts Prospero from his?
2. What does Alonso do when Prospero reveals Ferdinand and Miranda to him?
(a) He tells Ferdinand that he will not wed Miranda.
(b) He falls in love with Miranda.
(c) He blesses their marriage.
(d) He tries to kill Prospero for hiding him.
3. Who provides music and sings along with Stephano and Trinculo?
4. In Act IV, Scene I, Prospero's speech mirrors that of which other character?
5. At the end of Act IV, Scene I, what does Prospero promise to Ariel after asking him to pursue Trinculo, Stephano and Caliban?
6. Who does Prospero feel betrayed by in Act IV, Scene I?
7. Why does Alonso believe, following the false banquet, that Ferdinand is dead?
(a) Because he played a role in Prospero's and Miranda's banishment.
(b) Because the dancing spirits showed him Ferdinand's dead body.
(c) Because they would have found him by now.
(d) Because he is a corrupt and evil king.
8. What is the banquet supposed to elicit in the men?
9. In the false banquet scene, what characteristic of Gonzalo is revealed that he shares with Miranda and Ferdinand?
10. Who else does Prospero ask Ariel to bring back in Act V, Scene I?
(a) No one.
(b) Juno, Iris and Ceres.
(c) Trinculo, Caliban and Stephano.
(d) The ship's crew.
11. How does Prospero's speech differ from his normal speech?
(a) It is more poetic.
(b) It is deluded and illogical.
(c) It is forthcoming.
(d) It does not differ from his normal speech.
12. What subplot comes to an end at the completion of Act IV, Scene I?
(a) The plan by Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano to kill Prospero.
(b) The deal between Prospero and Ariel.
(c) Prospero's use of his magical powers.
(d) Ariel's dedication to Prospero.
13. At the beginning of Act III, Scene II, who does Caliban vow to serve?
14. What does Prospero order Ariel to fetch when he is ready to reveal his identity to the men?
(a) His old clothes from Milan.
(b) His magical staff.
(c) His magic book.
(d) Miranda and Ferdnand.
15. By the beginning of Act III, Scene II, what is the state of Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano?
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Gonzalo's comments about the dancing nymphs important during the banquet scene?
2. What does Prospero tell the spirits to do?
3. While discussing the plan with Caliban, what is Stephano's main objective?
4. Why do Sebastian and Antonio vow to help Alonso find Ferdinand following the banquet?
5. Why does Prospero conjure the spirits to dance for Ferdinand and Miranda?
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