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