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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In front of the tower, why does Olivier bully and berate a young Recruit?
(a) For not responding properly to his petty orders.
(b) He is shy.
(c) The Recruit was late to his post.
(d) The Recruit argued with Olivier.
2. Why does the Doctor tear up his suggestions for keeping the Prisoner healthy?
(a) He wants to see the Prisoner suffer.
(b) He is already being treated well and fed healthy food.
(c) He does not want to do what the King requests.
(d) He needs nothing less than to be spiritually reborn and freed as soon as possible.
3. What does Anton do to Sigismund?
(a) He leaves him collapsed on the floor.
(b) He laughs at him.
(c) He lays him on the ground.
(d) He cradles him in his arms.
4. At the sound of a muffled banging, what does Olivier do?
(a) He orders whoever is making it to be silent.
(b) He screams.
(c) He hides.
(d) He runs away.
5. What does the King say has eluded him?
(a) His son.
6. Julian then talks about how he was manipulated into doing what?
(a) Beating the Prisoner once every day.
(b) Putting the Prisoner into the prison cell with windows.
(c) Feeding the Prisoner unhealthy food.
(d) Putting the Prisoner in the darkest, most damp cell available.
7. What happens when Sigismund drinks the potion?
(a) He loses his mind.
(b) He vomits.
(c) He falls unconscious.
(d) He hallucinates.
8. What does Ignatius reminds the King about marriage between a man and woman?
(a) It is forever.
(b) It can be broken, unlike the union between the Church and God.
(c) It is as sacred as the union between the Church and God.
(d) It is very special.
9. What does Julian order be done to Sigismund?
(a) He be put to bed.
(b) He be dressed in his prisoner clothing and put back in his cell.
(c) He be dressed in royal clothes and that all other preparations for departure be completed.
(d) He be secretly brought into the castle.
10. Sigismund says he feels so powerful that he can do what?
(a) Blow away a straw and a stone tower with equal ease.
(b) Knock down the door to the tower.
(c) Jump out of the tower and land safely on the ground.
(d) Take power away from the King.
11. What happens when Sigismund says, "Father, into thy hands? "
(a) The King walks into the room.
(b) God calls to him.
(c) He begins to laugh.
(d) He collapses before he can finish.
12. What does the Doctor say is the same as strong will?
(a) Strong arms.
(b) Strong thoughts.
(c) Strong faith.
(d) A strong mind.
13. What does Julian tell Sigismund he has come to bring him?
14. What is revealed about the Peasant Woman?
(a) She is Sigismund's foster mother from the farm family with whom he lived early in his life.
(b) She is Sigismund's sister.
(c) She is Sigismund's mother and the Queen.
(d) She is the King's sister.
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Doctor accuses Julian of committing a crime against who?
2. What does the Doctor tell Julian he has chosen since he became an adult?
3. What is the setting?
4. How has Simon come?
5. In the distance, what are heard?
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