Julius Caesar Quiz

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Julius Caesar Quiz
This quiz is designed to assess the first half of a Unit on William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. The quiz is worth a total of 25 points (multiple choice - 1pt each & essay question - 5pts).

  
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1.  Why do Flavius and Marullus demand that the decorations be removed from the statues in the opening scene?
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2.  What message does the Soothsayer give to Julius Caesar?
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3.  After Caesar refuses to accept the crown offered by Antony, what physical weakness of Caesar's is revealed to both the crowd and the readers?
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4.  Which of the following unusual scenes was NOT witnessed by Casca in scene III of Act I?
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5.  What is the purpose of the notes Cassius sent with Cinna at the end of Act I?
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6.  Which character describes Caesar as "a serpent's egg," which should be "killed in the shell"?
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7.  Choose the letter beside the words that correctly fill in the blanks. "__________ die many times before their deaths; the __________ never taste of death but once."
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8.  Calphurnia has a terrible nightmare in Act II, Scene II. What happens in the nightmare?
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9.  Who convinces Casear to go to the Capitol?
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10.  What does Artemidorus write in his letter to Caesar?
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11.  Which character has "a man's mind, but a woman's might"?
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12.  Which man is assigned the task of stabbing Caesar first?
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13.  In Caesar's final speech before the assassination, he compares himself to which of the following?
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14.  Which words were used to alert the conspirators that the time had come to strike?
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15.  What is the name of Brutus' young servant boy?
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16.  Which of the following scenarios is used by Cassius to convince Brutus that Caesar is not as great as everyone seems to think he is.
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17.  At the Feast of Lupercal, Caesar says, "Forget not, in your speed, Antonius, to touch Calphurnia." Why does he say this?
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18.  Brutus loves ____________ more than he fears death.
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19.  How many times was the crown offered to Caesar by Antony?
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20.  Who convinces Brutus to join the conspiracy?
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21.  Brutus spends much of the first half of this play torn between love for his friend, Caesar, and love for his country, Rome. Did Brutus make the right decision between the two? Please answer this question in a short essay. Your essay should have at least three paragraphs: an introduction, a body, and a conclusion. Remember, your opinion should be supported by three main points, and those points should then be supported by details and/or quotes from the text. You may use your books for this part of the quiz.
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