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The Crucible, ACT I

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which words best describe Thomas Putnam?
    • A. 

      Naïve and good-hearted

    • B. 

      Greedy and devious

    • C. 

      Wealthy and generous

    • D. 

      Suspicious and cranky

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Tell Parris the truth

    • B. 

      Run away

    • C. 

      Harm them physically

    • D. 

      Drink a charm against them

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following things did Proctor, Parris, and Putnam not argue about?
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Women

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      Money

  • 4. 
    Why does Mrs. Putnam contact Tituba?
    • A. 

      She wants to ask her about the events in the woods

    • B. 

      She wants Tituba to conjure her dead babies

    • C. 

      She wants Tituba to help Ruth

    • D. 

      She wants to blame Tituba for everything

  • 5. 
    Elizabeth fired Abigail because
    • A. 

      They could no longer afford household help

    • B. 

      Abigail was lazy

    • C. 

      Her husband and Abigail were having an affair

    • D. 

      Abigail's health was poor

  • 6. 
    How does Reverend Hale react to Tituba's confession?
    • A. 

      He threatens to beat her

    • B. 

      He calls her a liar

    • C. 

      He is understanding and compassionate

    • D. 

      He says she is going to be hanged

  • 7. 
    What is the setting of The Crucible?
    • A. 

      Salem, 1856

    • B. 

      Boston, 1682

    • C. 

      Salem, 1692

    • D. 

      Boston, 1750

  • 8. 
    Why does Parris send for a doctor at the opening of the play?
    • A. 

      Because his daughter Betty is sick

    • B. 

      Because he is sick

    • C. 

      Because he wants to get the witches out of Salem

    • D. 

      Because Abigail asked him to

  • 9. 
    Abigail lives with Reverend Parris and Betty because she is
    • A. 

      Orphaned

    • B. 

      Parris' servant

    • C. 

      Betty's friend

    • D. 

      Parris' step daughter

  • 10. 
    Abigail says Tituba made her
    • A. 

      Murder the Putnam's babies

    • B. 

      Drink blood and have strange dreams

    • C. 

      Try to kill Parris

    • D. 

      Miss church

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