The Crucible Act 2 Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What will happen to the accused witches if they do not confess?

    • A.

      They will be hanged

    • B.

      They will be released

    • C.

      They will be imprisoned

    • D.

      They will be burned alive

    Correct Answer
    A. They will be hanged
    Explanation
    If the accused witches do not confess, they will be hanged. This was a common punishment for those accused of witchcraft during the Salem witch trials and other similar historical events. Hanging was seen as a way to rid society of the perceived evil and to deter others from engaging in witchcraft. It was a brutal and harsh punishment that was believed to be necessary to protect the community from the supposed dangers of witchcraft.

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  • 2. 

    What does Elizabeth want her husband to say in court?

    • A.

      That the accusations are true

    • B.

      That Abigail Williams is a witch

    • C.

      That the trials are a charade

    • D.

      That he never had an affair

    Correct Answer
    C. That the trials are a charade
    Explanation
    Elizabeth wants her husband to say in court that the trials are a charade. This suggests that she believes the trials are unjust and that she wants her husband to expose the truth about the accusations and the motives behind them. By stating that the trials are a charade, Elizabeth hopes to undermine the credibility of the court and potentially save innocent lives.

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  • 3. 

    What does Mary Warren reveal about Elizabeth?

    • A.

      That Abigail has slandered her

    • B.

      That she is having an affair

    • C.

      That she no longer loves his husband

    • D.

      That she was accused of witchcraft

    Correct Answer
    D. That she was accused of witchcraft
    Explanation
    Mary Warren reveals that Elizabeth has been accused of witchcraft.

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  • 4. 

    What evidence is used to bring Elizabeth to trial?

    • A.

      The doll that Mary Warren has given her

    • B.

      Testimonies about her dancing in the woods

    • C.

      Letters that she has written to other women

    • D.

      Her unnaturally successful harvest

    Correct Answer
    A. The doll that Mary Warren has given her
    Explanation
    The evidence used to bring Elizabeth to trial is the doll that Mary Warren has given her. This suggests that Elizabeth may be involved in witchcraft, as the doll could be seen as a form of witchcraft or voodoo. The doll serves as physical evidence that connects Elizabeth to the accusations of witchcraft, making it a crucial piece of evidence in her trial.

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  • 5. 

    Why won't Mary Warren testify that she gave the doll to Elizabeth?

    • A.

      She is afraid of being accused of witchcraft herself

    • B.

      She is afraid of Reverend Hale

    • C.

      She is afraid of the doll itself

    • D.

      She is afraid of what Abigail will do to her

    Correct Answer
    D. She is afraid of what Abigail will do to her
    Explanation
    Mary Warren won't testify that she gave the doll to Elizabeth because she is afraid of what Abigail will do to her. Abigail has already proven to be manipulative and vengeful, and Mary knows that if she goes against Abigail's wishes, she will face severe consequences. Mary is aware of Abigail's power and influence over the other girls, and she fears that Abigail will turn the group against her or harm her in some way. Therefore, Mary chooses to protect herself by remaining silent and not testifying against Abigail.

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  • 6. 

    A man bought what from Martha Corey and it died not long afterward?

    • A.

      A pig

    • B.

      A cow

    • C.

      A horse

    • D.

      A sheep

    Correct Answer
    A. A pig
    Explanation
    The man bought a pig from Martha Corey and it died not long afterward.

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  • 7. 

    Inside the doll there was a...

    Correct Answer
    needle
    Explanation
    The answer "needle" suggests that there was a needle inside the doll. This implies that the doll may have been used for sewing or had a mechanism that involved a needle. The word "inside" indicates that the needle was located within the doll, possibly hidden or part of its internal structure.

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  • 8. 

    Proctor rips the warrant.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that the proctor tears the warrant, indicating that the action of ripping the warrant is true.

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