Act 1, Scene 1
1. Who is a spiritual young man tortured and imprisoned by authority figures afraid of his power?
(a) The Children's King.
2. Specific parallels to _____ story appear throughout the play, making thematic points about the importance of integrity, faith and tensions between spiritual and earthly power.
(a) The Zeus.
(b) The Christ.
(c) The Buddha.
(d) The Czar.
3. In front of the tower, why does Olivier bully and berate a young Recruit?
(a) For not responding properly to his petty orders.
(b) The Recruit argued with Olivier.
(c) He is shy.
(d) The Recruit was late to his post.
4. After the Recruit goes off, what does conversation between the guards reveal about Olivier?
(a) He is the new Guard Commander.
(b) He is also a new Recruit.
(c) He is a knight.
(d) He is the King.
5. How does Olivier speak to the guards?
6. At the sound of a muffled banging, what does Olivier do?
(a) He hides.
(b) He orders whoever is making it to be silent.
(c) He runs away.
(d) He screams.
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