The Crucible Trivia Quiz

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The Crucible Quizzes & Trivia

The Crucible by Arthur Miller was centered on the witch trial that took place in Salem and how the said witches were identified and punished for their evil ways. The book is very captivating and some of the stories have some truth on what happened. Have had the time to read it? Take up the test below and see if you remember the book accurately.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was brought in to help revive Betty Parris when she was unconscious?
    • A. 

      Rev. Parris

    • B. 

      Rev. John Hale

    • C. 

      John Proctor

    • D. 

      Abigail Williams

  • 2. 
    True or false: Tituba was really the one who made Betty Parris sick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What did Abigail Williams reveal to the audience when she and John Proctor were alone?
    • A. 

      That John Proctor was a witch

    • B. 

      That she knew how to save Betty Parris

    • C. 

      That Rev. John Hale couldn't do anything for Betty

    • D. 

      That she and Proctor had an affair

  • 4. 
    What caused the problems between John Proctor and his wife, Elizabeth?
    • A. 

      She was mad that he came home late

    • B. 

      John had cheated on Elizabeth in the past

    • C. 

      The couple had money troubles, and were struggling to get by

  • 5. 
    John Proctor tells his wife, Elizabeth, that Abigail Williams is a fraud. Elizabeth wanted John to tell everyone about it. True or false: John coudln't reveal Abigail as a fraud because there were no other witnesses to hear Abigail's confession.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the Ten Commandments did John Proctor forget to recite?
    • A. 

      "You shall not steal"

    • B. 

      "You shall not commit adultery"

    • C. 

      "Do not take the name of the Lord in vain"

    • D. 

      "You shall not murder"

  • 7. 
    What happened to Deputy Governor Danforth during the trials?
    • A. 

      He had been swept up with power

    • B. 

      He got a stomach ache

    • C. 

      He was possessed by spirits

  • 8. 
    True or false: Mary Warren really sent a yellow bird to attack Abigail Williams, and the other girls, during the trial at the courthouse.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What did John Proctor confess to in the courthouse when he was talking to Abigail?
    • A. 

      That he was a witch

    • B. 

      That Abigail was a witch

    • C. 

      That he and Abigail had an affair

    • D. 

      That he was in love with Mary Warren

  • 10. 
    Why did John Proctor refuse to lie about being a witch?
    • A. 

      He didn't want to have to lie

    • B. 

      He knew that living would have been worse than dying at this point

    • C. 

      He thought that no one would believe him

  • 11. 
    Who wanted John Proctor to confess to being a witch?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Proctor

    • B. 

      Abigail Williams

    • C. 

      Rev. Parris

    • D. 

      Judge Hathorne

  • 12. 
    True of false: In the end, John Proctor ended up being hanged at the gallows.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False