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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who does Alonso recognize Trinculo and Stephano as?
(a) His enemies.
(b) Other spirits on the island.
(c) Servants of Prospero's.
(d) His butler and servant.
2. What does Ariel ask Prospero before going to fetch Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano?
(a) If Prospero will teach Ariel magic.
(b) What should Ariel dress up as this time.
(c) Why Prospero is doing all of this.
(d) If Prospero loves Ariel.
3. Who does Caliban talk about at length to Stephano?
4. At the beginning of Act IV, Scene I, what does Prospero tell Ferdinand?
(a) He will never be allowed to marry Miranda.
(b) The trials he has endured were tests of love.
(c) He will teach him magic from his books.
(d) He has more chores for him to do.
5. Why is Gonzalo's comments about the dancing nymphs important during the banquet scene?
(a) They illuminate the contrasting characteristics of Antonio and Sebastian.
(b) They help introduce new characters.
(c) They illuminate characteristics about the dancing nymphs.
(d) They show that Gonzalo is capable of lust.
6. In Act V, Scene I, who do Sebastian and Antonio make jokes about after Ariel brings everyone back?
7. How does Prospero's speech differ from his normal speech?
(a) It is forthcoming.
(b) It is more poetic.
(c) It does not differ from his normal speech.
(d) It is deluded and illogical.
8. Why do Sebastian and Antonio vow to help Alonso find Ferdinand following the banquet?
(a) They do not want to separate from the group.
(b) They wish to carry out their murderous plan.
(c) They feel guilty and now wish to help him.
(d) They want to make amends for past deeds.
9. At the beginning of Act III, Scene II, who does Caliban vow to serve?
10. After sending Ariel to release the men from the cave, what does Prospero vow to do?
(a) Let go of his power and release the spirits.
(b) Break up the union between Miranda and Ferdinand.
(c) Not to rest until his revenge is complete.
(d) Kill Antonio, Sebastian and Alonso.
11. In Act IV, Scene I, how is Prospero feeling toward Caliban?
(a) Prospero is disgusted with Caliban.
(b) Prospero wants to befriend Caliban.
(c) Prospero feels betrayed by Caliban.
(d) Prospero feels sorry for Caliban.
12. In Act IV, Scene I, Prospero's speech mirrors that of which other character?
13. Which character says: "We are such stuff/As dreams are made on"?
14. What does the banquet scene reveal about Alonso, Sebastian and Antonio?
(a) That Alonso, Antonio and Sebastian do not feel guilt for what they did.
(b) That Antonio and Sebastian feel guilt for what they did, while Alonso does not.
(c) That Alonso feels guilt for what he did, while the other two do not.
(d) That the men are easily fooled.
15. What does Alonso wonder about when he sees that Trinculo, Stephano and Caliban are intoxicated?
(a) If their intoxication came from something they ate on the island.
(b) When their intoxication will wear off.
(c) Where they procured the wine.
(d) If Prospero made them drunk.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Gonzalo contrast to the character of his present company during the banquet?
2. Who pretends to be Trinculo and interrupts Stephano's and Caliban's conversation?
3. What subplot comes to an end at the completion of Act IV, Scene I?
4. What motif does the scene between Caliban, Trinculo and Stephano and their assassination plan reflect?
5. What is the banquet supposed to elicit in the men?
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