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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is one of the topics of conversation between the men in Act three, scene one?
(a) The upcoming sacrifice.
(b) The upcoming death.
(c) The upcoming marriage.
(d) The upcoming trial.

2. Who tells the king that Mamillius dies?
(a) A messenger.
(b) A nanny.
(c) A servant.
(d) A nurse.

3. Who does Leontes order to take Mamillius away from Hermione?
(a) A servant.
(b) A nanny.
(c) A knight.
(d) The ladies.

4. What does Paulina think causes the king to see his mistake?
(a) Seeing his new daughter.
(b) Talking to the king.
(c) Hearing how Hermione is doing.
(d) Seeing Hermione.

5. Who is Paulina?
(a) Antigonus' wife.
(b) Maxillius' nanny.
(c) A servant.
(d) One of Hermione's ladies.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Leontes believe he has to kill his wife?

2. Who reads, at the trial, what the Oracle says?

3. In what country is the Oracle located?

4. What does Leontes send men to get from the Oracle?

5. Who does Leontes consider Hermione's accomplice in her affair?

Short Essay Questions

1. Where are Cleomenes and Dion, and how long are they gone?

2. What function does Time serve?

3. What do Autolycus and the gentlemen talk about in Act five, scene two?

4. What are the comments and questions that the servant and Leontes have about Florizel's arrival in Sicilia?

5. How does Paulina plan to convince the king of Hermione's innocence?

6. What does Paulina do when the guard tells her that no one sees the queen?

7. What does the message from the Oracle say?

8. What does Clown name off in the list of things he needs to buy for the sheep-shearing feast?

9. How does the shepherd and Clown become gentlemen?

10. Why does Antigonus want his daughters sterilized?

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