Volpone Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Act 1, Scene 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Jonson hope is the main thing audiences take away from his play?
(a) Meaning.
(b) Laughter.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Art.

2. During what era is Valpone's story set?
(a) The 1500's.
(b) The 1700's.
(c) The 1800's.
(d) The 1600's.

3. What animal is Mosca's name associated with?
(a) A fly.
(b) A butterfly.
(c) A mosquito.
(d) A grasshopper.

4. What animal is Valpone's name associated with?
(a) Bear.
(b) Fox.
(c) Horse.
(d) Vulture.

5. Which of the following best describes the character Androgyno?
(a) He is a giant.
(b) He is a eunuch.
(c) He is a hermaphrodite.
(d) He is a dwarf.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Valpone pretending to do when Corbaccio enters the room?

2. In what country does Valpone live?

3. What does Mosca beg Voltore to do when Valpone dies?

4. How does Valpone react to Corbaccio's second gift?

5. What do the Venetian businessmen gift to Valpone in the hopes of working their way into his will?

(see the answer key)

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