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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are Trinculo, Stephano and Caliban arguing about in their drunken stupor?
(a) Which one of them will marry Miranda.
(b) How they will kill Prospero.
(c) Whether or not they have been fooled by the island spirit.
(d) Where the ship has gone.
2. What does Prospero throw into the ocean?
(a) His king's robe.
(b) His magical staff.
(c) His magic book.
(d) His old crown.
3. Who are "the rabble"?
(a) Gonzalo, Miranda and Ferdinand.
(b) Ariel, Prospero and Miranda.
(c) Stephano, Trinculo and Caliban.
(d) Alonso, Antonio and Sebastian.
4. At the end of Act IV, Scene I, what does Prospero promise to Ariel after asking him to pursue Trinculo, Stephano and Caliban?
5. What spirits does Prospero conjure after blessing Ferdinand and Miranda's marriage?
(a) Ariel, Iris and Ceres.
(b) Sycoraz, Ceres and Iris.
(c) Juno, Iris and Ceres.
(d) Sycorax, Juno and Iris.
6. What does Prospero say about Caliban's distorted looks?
(a) That they parallel the ugliness of the other men's actions.
(b) That they are not his fault.
(c) That his manners are equally as distorted.
(d) That they are not his true visage.
7. What does Prospero order Ariel to do when Stephano, Trinculo and Caliban run off?
(a) To make a deal with them so that they do not kill Prospero.
(b) To run them off a cliff.
(c) To kill the three when he catches them.
(d) To follow them with the imagined hunting dogs.
8. 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) Ariel's dedication to Prospero.
(c) The deal between Prospero and Ariel.
(d) Prospero's use of his magical powers.
9. What does Prospero comment on in regard to Gonzalo?
(a) His meekness.
(b) His courage.
(c) His intelligence.
(d) His honor.
10. What does Prospero order Ariel to fetch when he is ready to reveal his identity to the men?
(a) His magical staff.
(b) His old clothes from Milan.
(c) Miranda and Ferdnand.
(d) His magic book.
11. Who does Alonso recognize Trinculo and Stephano as?
(a) His enemies.
(b) Other spirits on the island.
(c) His butler and servant.
(d) Servants of Prospero's.
12. Who else does Prospero ask Ariel to bring back in Act V, Scene I?
(a) No one.
(b) The ship's crew.
(c) Trinculo, Caliban and Stephano.
(d) Juno, Iris and Ceres.
13. Under what circumstances will Prospero curse Ferdinand's and Miranda's marriage?
(a) If they have premarital sex.
(b) If Miranda has any communication with Caliban.
(c) If Ferdinand thwarts Prospero's plan of revenge.
(d) If they try to elope.
14. What does Prospero comment on in regard to Alonso and Antonio?
(a) Their cruelty.
(b) Their kindness.
(c) Their penitence.
(d) Their stupidity.
15. Who accuses Alonso, Antonio and Sebastian of being the men of sin?
(c) The dancing spirits.
Short Answer Questions
1. In Act V, Scene I, who do Sebastian and Antonio make jokes about after Ariel brings everyone back?
2. What is the parallel to Trinculo and Stephano dressing up in borrowed clothes?
3. What does Ariel ask Prospero before going to fetch Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano?
4. Where are the other men, following the drunken scene with Trinculo, Stephano and Caliban?
5. What does Prospero tease Stephano about at the end of the play?
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