Will in the World Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Stephen Greenblatt
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following was NOT a difference between Will and his wife?
(a) Nationality
(b) Financial means
(c) Religion
(d) Age

2. What object did Will finally obtain that was a status symbol for his family?
(a) A large flock of sheep
(b) An engraved silver sword
(c) A coat of arms
(d) A large carriage

3. What did Will publish in rebuttal of Robert Greene’s written attacks?
(a) A letter
(b) A play
(c) A public announcement
(d) Nothing

4. How did Will feel about a future career in theater?
(a) He liked the idea of it very much
(b) He did not care
(c) He did not like the idea of it at all
(d) He felt torn between theater and teaching

5. Who took Robert Greene in so that he did not have to die on the streets of London?
(a) A queen
(b) A shoemaker
(c) Another playwright
(d) An actor

Short Answer Questions

1. Involvement with what local group established the groundwork for Will’s later work in London?

2. What was John Shakespeare’s primary occupation?

3. What aspect of social life was very important in Will’s time?

4. Which description of Sir John Falstaff is NOT reflective of the people on whom his character is based?

5. What was the name of Will’s mother?

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