English 11-december Final Exam-the Crucible

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  • 1. 
    A person possessed by an excessive and irrational zeal, especially for a religious or political cause is known as what?
    • A. 

      A fanatic

    • B. 

      A calmity

    • C. 

      A plaintiff

    • D. 

      An arbitrate


  • 2. 
    If I have a personal preference for chocolate chip cookies over oatmeal and raisin, you could say I have a ________________ for them.
    • A. 

      Calamity

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Contentious

    • D. 

      Predilection


  • 3. 
    If my bank account balance is less than the bills I owe, we could call the amounts______________________. 
    • A. 

      Iniquity

    • B. 

      Afflicted

    • C. 

      Disproportionate

    • D. 

      Immaculate


  • 4. 
    We could describe Santa's elves as ______________________________.
    • A. 

      Arbitrate

    • B. 

      Subservient

    • C. 

      Empower

    • D. 

      Effrontery


  • 5. 
    In The Crucible, Reverend Hale was brought to Salem to do this.
    • A. 

      Arbitrate

    • B. 

      Afflicted

    • C. 

      Calamity

    • D. 

      Plaintiff


  • 6. 
    Abigail's ___________________ led to the downfall of many citizens.
    • A. 

      Plaintiff

    • B. 

      Excommunication

    • C. 

      Iniquity

    • D. 

      Indignant


  • 7. 
    In order to _______________________ more names, the judge forced the accused to "name names" of other witches.
    • A. 

      Ascertain

    • B. 

      Afflicted

    • C. 

      Deposition

    • D. 

      Inaudibly


  • 8. 
    John Proctor had ____________________ feelings toward the judges because he felt that the charges were ridiculous.
    • A. 

      Calamity

    • B. 

      Afflicted

    • C. 

      Indignant

    • D. 

      Empower


  • 9. 
    The entire incident of the Salem Witch Trials could best be described as a _________________.
    • A. 

      Afflicted

    • B. 

      Empower

    • C. 

      Contentious

    • D. 

      Calamity


  • 10. 
    In The Crucible, the girls pretended to be ________________________ by spirits.
    • A. 

      Inaudibly

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Afflicted

    • D. 

      Contentious


  • 11. 
    The judge wanted John Proctor to sign a ___________________ against others, but he refused to do so.
    • A. 

      Plaintiff

    • B. 

      Excommunication

    • C. 

      Inaudibly

    • D. 

      Deposition


  • 12. 
    Giles Corey had been a ______________________ in the courtroom many times.
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Plaintiff

    • C. 

      Calamity

    • D. 

      Afflicted


  • 13. 
    Danforth would accept no ________________ from the people in the courtroom.
    • A. 

      Effrontery

    • B. 

      Inaudibly

    • C. 

      Empower

    • D. 

      Predilection


  • 14. 
    Abigail lied and said she had an ____________________________ reputation.
    • A. 

      Empower

    • B. 

      Indignant

    • C. 

      Iniquity

    • D. 

      Immaculate


  • 15. 
    When Mary Warren was afraid, she spoke nearly __________________________.
    • A. 

      Inaudibly

    • B. 

      Empower

    • C. 

      Contentious

    • D. 

      Iniquity


  • 16. 
    Abigail and Elizabeth Proctor can be considered _______________ characters.
    • A. 

      Static

    • B. 

      Foil

    • C. 

      External

    • D. 

      Internal


  • 17. 
    Who is the author of The Crucible?
    • A. 

      John Proctor

    • B. 

      Reverend Hale

    • C. 

      Arthur Miller

    • D. 

      Kris Kringle


  • 18. 
    Why is Reverend Parris praying and weeping as the play begins?
    • A. 

      His wife just died.

    • B. 

      His daughter just died.

    • C. 

      His niece ran away and took all of his money.

    • D. 

      His daughter has fallen ill and cannot seem to respond to him.


  • 19. 
    Why did Mrs Putnam send her daughter Ruth to Tituba?
    • A. 

      Mrs. Putnam wanted to learn who had murdered her seven babies. She thought Tituba could speak to the dead and find out.

    • B. 

      Mrs. Putnam wanted to know who stole her prize cows.

    • C. 

      Mrs. Putnam wanted to know if she was a witch.

    • D. 

      Mrs. Putnam wanted to borrow some fresh milk.


  • 20. 
    What is Proctor's response in Act I when Abigail speaks of her love for him.
    • A. 

      He admits that he wants to be with her.

    • B. 

      He kisses her passionately.

    • C. 

      He says the relationship between him and Abby is over and they will never be together again.

    • D. 

      He tells Abigail that his wife is pregnant.


  • 21. 
    Does Rebecca think that Betty is touched by the devil in Act I?
    • A. 

      Yes. She fears for her own life.

    • B. 

      Yes, and she says they should call Reverend Hale immediately.

    • C. 

      She says she is not sure.

    • D. 

      She says Betty will wake up in time. She says that Betty's just pretending, and she'll stop when she's ready.


  • 22. 
    Why does Mrs. Putnam quickly believe that Goody Osburn is a witch?
    • A. 

      Goody Osburn has delivered three of her babies, and because the babies died, Mrs. Putnam blames her.

    • B. 

      She says she "looks like a witch."

    • C. 

      She says she saw her conjuring spirits.

    • D. 

      She says she saw her reading a book of spells.


  • 23. 
    In Act II, for what reason does Elizabeth Proctor believe that Abigail would like to get rid of her?
    • A. 

      She says Abigail just doesn't like her very much.

    • B. 

      She says Abigail is mad because she fired her.

    • C. 

      She says Abigail is angry because Elizabeth bakes better pies than she does.

    • D. 

      She thinks Abigail would like to take her place as John's wife.


  • 24. 
    Hale criticizes Proctor for two things.  What are they? Mark both of the correct answers.
    • A. 

      Not attending church often enough.

    • B. 

      Not giving money to the church.

    • C. 

      Not being a part of the church choir.

    • D. 

      Not having one of his sons baptized.


  • 25. 
    When Proctor recites the Commandments, ironically which one does he forget to list?
    • A. 

      Thou shalt not kill.

    • B. 

      Honor thy mother and father.

    • C. 

      Thou shalt not commit adultry.

    • D. 

      Thou shalt not worship false idols.


  • 26. 
    In Act II, Cheever finds a needle in the doll.  Why does the needle convince him that Elizabeth is a witch?
    • A. 

      Witches like to sew.

    • B. 

      Abigail claimed that Elizabeth's spirit stabbed her, and she had the needle in her stomach to prove it.

    • C. 

      He thought she was sewing voodoo dolls.

    • D. 

      He didn't think that Elizabeth was a witch.


  • 27. 
    What does Proctor want Mary Warren to tell the court?
    • A. 

      How the doll came to be in their home, and who stuck the needle in it. Abigail is lying.

    • B. 

      That he had an affair with Abigail.

    • C. 

      That he is the one who made the doll.

    • D. 

      That Giles Corey made the doll.


  • 28. 
    What is Proctor's goal in bringing Mary Warren to the court?
    • A. 

      He hopes to set Abigail free. He doesn't want her charged.

    • B. 

      He wants to be charged instead of his wife.

    • C. 

      He hopes to free his wife and save her life. He wants to prove Abigail is lying.

    • D. 

      He hopes to free Giles Corey.


  • 29. 
    Proctor brings Danforth the signatures of 91 people who have a good opinion of the accused.  What does the judge do with the list?
    • A. 

      He rips it up.

    • B. 

      He burns the list without reading it.

    • C. 

      He discusses it carefully with Reverend Hale.

    • D. 

      He gives it to Cheever and orders that the signers be arrested for questioning.


  • 30. 
    Why does Proctor admit to his affair with Abigail?
    • A. 

      He hopes that his testimony will discredit Abigail, and show the court what she's really like.

    • B. 

      He wants a divorce from his wife so he can marry Abigail.

    • C. 

      He would like to be forgiven of his sins.

    • D. 

      He wants the judge to take him seriously when he names the names of other witches.


  • 31. 
    What three things does Danforth learn about Abigail that make him begin to doubt her character?  Mark the three correct answers.
    • A. 

      She danced in the woods.

    • B. 

      She listened to rock music.

    • C. 

      She laughed in church.

    • D. 

      She may have committed adultry.

    • E. 

      She refused to attend Sunday church.


  • 32. 
    Abigail and the other accusers act as if Mary Warren has used witchcraft against them.  How does Mary eventually respond to their actions?
    • A. 

      She denies it until the end. She is hung because of it.

    • B. 

      She begs the girls to stop, but she finally blames Proctor and asks Abigail to forgive her.

    • C. 

      She tells the court that she is a witch.

    • D. 

      She tells Proctor that she will send her spirit after him if he doesn't leave her alone.


  • 33. 
    In Act IV, what does Parris believe Abigail has done?
    • A. 

      He thinks she has jumped off of a cliff.

    • B. 

      He thinks she has run away with Proctor.

    • C. 

      He thinks she has changed her ways and she's a better person.

    • D. 

      He thinks she has robbed him of all his money and boarded a ship.


  • 34. 
    Why does Hale say, "There is blood on my hands!"?
    • A. 

      Because he has just physically murdered someone.

    • B. 

      Because he has killed a deer, and he's been cleaning it.

    • C. 

      Because he has been helping the wounded.

    • D. 

      Because he is aware that he has contributed to the death of many innocent people.


  • 35. 
    What does Hale urge Elizabeth to do?
    • A. 

      He urges her to try to run away.

    • B. 

      He urges her to seek forgiveness from the church.

    • C. 

      He urges her to ask for her husband's forgiveness.

    • D. 

      He urges her to convince John to lie and confess to something he didn't do, in order to save his life.


  • 36. 
    Why does John call for the judges after his discussion with Elizabeth?
    • A. 

      He wants to tell them he is not going to confess.

    • B. 

      He wants to tell them to hang him right away.

    • C. 

      He wants to sign a confession so that he can live.

    • D. 

      He wants to blame Abigail some more.


  • 37. 
    Which 2 things does John value at the end of the play?  Select two.
    • A. 

      His good name

    • B. 

      Abigail

    • C. 

      Money

    • D. 

      Integrity/honor

    • E. 

      His fancy house


  • 38. 
    How can the 1940s and 50s be described as a "witch hunt"?  What was really being hunted?  What happened to the accused?

  • 39. 
    What is a dynamic character?  Which character in the play could be described as being dynamic?

  • 40. 
    What are some of John Proctor's conflicts?  List and label at least one internal conflict and one external conflict.

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