The Crucible ACT Iii Test

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  • 1. 
    Why do Giles and Frances want to see Danforth?
    • A. 

      They intend to beat him to his senses.

    • B. 

      They want to explain their roles in the witchcraft scheme.

    • C. 

      They want to persuade the judge that their wives are good women.

    • D. 

      They want to explain how Parris is at fault.


  • 2. 
    1.      What is Parris’ argument against Proctor?
    • A. 

      Parris says that Proctor is trying to overthrow the court.

    • B. 

      Parris says that Proctor is biased because of his position between Abigail and Elizabeth.

    • C. 

      Parris says that Proctor is just getting even with him.

    • D. 

      Both B & C


  • 3. 
    1.      Why did Danforth grant Elizabeth extra time?
    • A. 

      He didn’t blame her for being jealous of Abigail.

    • B. 

      She was trying to convince John to confess.

    • C. 

      She said she was pregnant.

    • D. 

      He almost believe Mary’s story.


  • 4. 
    1.      Of what does Giles accuse Putnam?
    • A. 

      He accuses him of killing his neighbors for their land

    • B. 

      He accuses him of being in service to the devil.

    • C. 

      He accuses him of taking advantage of the girls.

    • D. 

      He accuses him of being a hypocrite.


  • 5. 
    1.      What is Hale’s problem as Proctor and his friends present evidence to Danforth?
    • A. 

      He worries about his own safety from the girls’ accusations.

    • B. 

      He sees that he has been a failure at removing witchcraft from Salem.

    • C. 

      He thinks his reputation will be hurt.

    • D. 

      He begins to realize that the people who have been accused and sentenced so far could very well have been innocent.


  • 6. 
    1.      Hathorne thinks of a test for Mary. What is it?
    • A. 

      He asks her to recite the Ten Commandments.

    • B. 

      He asks her to faint.

    • C. 

      He asks her to fly around the room.

    • D. 

      He asks her to stick a pin in her poppet.


  • 7. 
    What do the girls do to Mary?
    • A. 

      They glare at her.

    • B. 

      They threaten her, saying she will regret her wrongful accusations about them for the rest of her life.

    • C. 

      They pretend that her spirit is coming to get them.

    • D. 

      They pretend the devil is in the room.


  • 8. 
    Which line best expresses the real truth behind the trials?
    • A. 

      "Is every defense an attack upon the court?"

    • B. 

      "I have evidence for the court!"

    • C. 

      "But it does not follow that everyone accused is part of it."

    • D. 

      ".... private vengeance is working through this testimony!"


  • 9. 
    Giles Corey is arrested because he refuses to ...
    • A. 

      Name the person who accused Putnam of grabbing land.

    • B. 

      Leave the court without presenting his evidence.

    • C. 

      Accuse his wife of conjuring spells.

    • D. 

      Name the books his has been reading.


  • 10. 
    Hale begins seriously to doubt the morality and motivations of the trials when he ...
    • A. 

      Hears John Proctor's story.

    • B. 

      Talks to Giles Corey.

    • C. 

      Signs Rebeca 's death sentence.

    • D. 

      Reads Gile' s deposition.


  • 11. 
    Francis Nurse is terrified when Danforth insists on questioning the people who signed his petition because he ...
    • A. 

      Knows he will be arrested for contempt.

    • B. 

      Knows the people will deny signing it.

    • C. 

      Promised no harm would come to them.

    • D. 

      Feels the judge should accept his word.


  • 12. 
    Hale denounces the proceedings of the court because he ...
    • A. 

      Believes that Parris has orchestrated the trials.

    • B. 

      Feels that the devil will never be driven from Salem.

    • C. 

      Is upset by the way John Proctor has treated Abigail.

    • D. 

      Believes the testimony of Mary Warren and John Proctor.


  • 13. 
    Whose trial is going on at the beginning of Act 3?
    • A. 

      Rebecca Nurse

    • B. 

      Abigail Williams

    • C. 

      Martha Corey

    • D. 

      John Proctor


  • 14. 
    All of the following say they have proof that the girls are frauds except:
    • A. 

      Giles Corey

    • B. 

      John Proctor

    • C. 

      Francis Nurse

    • D. 

      Reverend Parris


  • 15. 
    All of the following are offered as proof that the girls are frauds except:
    • A. 

      A petition signed by the community stating that Rebecca Nurse,Martha Corey,and Elizabeth Proctor are good women and have not done anything to indicate that they have dealings with the devil.

    • B. 

      A deposition sating that Thomas Putnam was having his daughter cry witchcraft in order to gain land from others.

    • C. 

      Mary Warren’s deposition stating that the girls are not telling the truth.A deposition sating that Thomas Putnam was having his daughter cry witchcraft in order to gain land from others.

    • D. 

      John Proctor’s deposition stating that he had an affair with Abigail Williams


  • 16. 
    What does Proctor find out about his wife from Danforth?
    • A. 

      She is going to hang

    • B. 

      She has been pressed

    • C. 

      She is pregnant

    • D. 

      She has confessed to witchcraft


  • 17. 
    What happens to Giles Corey?
    • A. 

      He is hung

    • B. 

      He is pressed

    • C. 

      He is shot

    • D. 

      He is beheaded


  • 18. 
    What does Abigail do when confronted by Hawthorne about the cries of witchcraft being lies?
    • A. 

      She acts offended that he would even question her.

    • B. 

      She attempts to leave the room

    • C. 

      She pretends to see Marry Warren’s spirit in the form of a yellow bird.

    • D. 

      All of the above


  • 19. 
    What does Proctor end up confessing about himself?
    • A. 

      He still loves Abigail

    • B. 

      He had an affair with Abigail

    • C. 

      He doesn’t’ believe in God

    • D. 

      He has divorced his wife


  • 20. 
    How does Danforth check Proctor’s story?
    • A. 

      He asks Abigail to tell the truth and he trusts her story

    • B. 

      He takes a poll of the people standing in the courtroom to see if they believe him

    • C. 

      He brings Elizabeth in and asks her why she fired Abigail

    • D. 

      He brings Martha Corey in to second his story


  • 21. 
    How does Mary Warren react under the pressure of the girls?
    • A. 

      She breaks down and points her finger at John Proctor saying he is with the devil.

    • B. 

      She gets so upset that she runs out of the room crying hysterically.

    • C. 

      She stands strong and the judges believe what she is saying

    • D. 

      She sticks to her story and doesn’t falter with the truth.


  • 22. 
    In Act Three,the details of the setting create a mood that is ...
    • A. 

      Gloomy and forbidding.

    • B. 

      Airy and hopeful.

    • C. 

      Sad and dispirited.

    • D. 

      Strange and mysterious


  • 23. 
    When Abigail says to Danforth,“Think you be so mighty that the power ofHell may not turn your wits? Beware of it!” she is ...
    • A. 

      Asking Danforth to help her.

    • B. 

      Saying that she regrets accusing innocent people.

    • C. 

      Asking Danforth for forgiveness.

    • D. 

      Using her power to threaten him.


  • 24. 
    What can you conclude about Parris from Act Three?
    • A. 

      He truly fears for his life.

    • B. 

      He is a tremendous help to the proceedings.

    • C. 

      He is concerned about Mary Warren.

    • D. 

      He is fighting hard to get at the truth.


  • 25. 
    Elizabeth Proctor did not tell Danforth that Abigail was a harlot because she ...
    • A. 

      Wanted John to be arrested.

    • B. 

      Feared that John might be hanged for adultery.

    • C. 

      Wanted to save John’s reputation.

    • D. 

      Did not want to hurt Abigail’s reputation.


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