The Crucible Characters Quiz

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The Crucible Characters


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  • 1. 

    Local Farmer, Hates Hypocrisy, Has an affair with abigail, chooses to get hung, wife is elizabeth

    • A.

      Rev. Parris

    • B.

      John Proctor

    • C.

      Giles Corey

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    B. John Proctor
    Explanation
    The given information suggests that the person in question is a local farmer who hates hypocrisy and has an affair with Abigail. Additionally, they choose to get hung and their wife is Elizabeth. Based on these details, the correct answer is John Proctor.

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  • 2. 

    Niece of Rev. Parris, Fired from the Proctor Household, Has an affair with john proctor, stabs herself

    • A.

      Mary Warren

    • B.

      Martha Corey

    • C.

      Abigail Williams

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    C. Abigail Williams
    Explanation
    Abigail Williams is the correct answer because she fits all the given criteria. She is the niece of Rev. Parris, was fired from the Proctor Household, had an affair with John Proctor, and ultimately stabbed herself. Therefore, Abigail Williams is the most suitable option based on the information provided.

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  • 3. 

    Young Minister called in because of witchcraft, regrets his actions and tries to save the condemmed

    • A.

      Rev. Parris

    • B.

      Thomas Putnam

    • C.

      Rev. Hale

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    C. Rev. Hale
    Explanation
    Rev. Hale is the correct answer because he is the young minister who is called in because of witchcraft. He initially believes in the existence of witches and supports the witch trials. However, as the story progresses, he begins to have doubts and regrets his actions. He realizes the innocence of the condemned and tries to save them by questioning the validity of the accusations and urging the court to reconsider their judgments.

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  • 4. 

    John Proctor's Wife, fires Abigail because of affair, ends up pregnant in prison

    • A.

      Mary Warren

    • B.

      Martha Corey

    • C.

      Goody Putnam

    • D.

      Elizabeth Proctor

    Correct Answer
    D. Elizabeth Proctor
    Explanation
    Elizabeth Proctor fires Abigail because of their affair and ends up getting pregnant while in prison. This suggests that Elizabeth Proctor took action against Abigail due to their illicit relationship and faced consequences for it.

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  • 5. 

    Minister of the church of Salem, Hated by the townspeople and John Proctor, Materialistic, Wants Golden Candle Sticks for the Church, Has a daughter named Betty

    • A.

      Rev. Hale

    • B.

      Rev. Parris

    • C.

      John Proctor

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    B. Rev. Parris
    Explanation
    Rev. Parris is the minister of the church in Salem, and he is indeed disliked by many of the townspeople and by John Proctor. This is due to his strict and materialistic nature, as well as his obsession with maintaining his reputation. In Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible," Rev. Parris is portrayed as someone who is more concerned with his own status and wealth than the spiritual well-being of his congregation. He is also known for his desire to have golden candlesticks for the church, which adds to his materialistic characterization. Additionally, Rev. Parris has a daughter named Betty who falls ill at the beginning of the play, which is an important plot point in the story.

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  • 6. 

    Francis Nurse's wife, falls victim to witchcraft hysteria and ends up to be hung, will not admit to witchcraft

    • A.

      Elizabeth Proctor

    • B.

      Mary Warren

    • C.

      Ruth Putnam

    • D.

      Rebecca Nurse

    Correct Answer
    D. Rebecca Nurse
    Explanation
    Rebecca Nurse is the correct answer because the statement mentions that Francis Nurse's wife falls victim to witchcraft hysteria and is hung, but she refuses to admit to witchcraft. This aligns with Rebecca Nurse's character in Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible," where she is falsely accused of witchcraft and maintains her innocence throughout the trials.

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  • 7. 

    Deputy Governor of MA. Presiding judge of witchcraft trials

    • A.

      Herrick

    • B.

      Danforth

    • C.

      Giles Corey

    • D.

      Not sure

    Correct Answer
    B. Danforth
    Explanation
    Danforth is the correct answer because he was the Deputy Governor of Massachusetts and also the presiding judge of the witchcraft trials. He played a significant role in the Salem witch trials of 1692, where numerous individuals were accused and convicted of practicing witchcraft. Danforth's position as both the Deputy Governor and the presiding judge gave him considerable power and authority in the trials, making him a key figure in the events that unfolded during that time.

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  • 8. 

    The servant in Thomas Putman’s & John Proctor's household and a member of Abigail’s group of girls. She is a timid girl, easily influenced by those around her, who tried unsuccessfully to expose the hoax and ultimately recanted her confession.

    • A.

      Tituba

    • B.

      Ruth Putnam

    • C.

      Betty Parris

    • D.

      Mary Warren

    Correct Answer
    D. Mary Warren
    Explanation
    Mary Warren is the correct answer because she is described as a servant in Thomas Putnam's and John Proctor's household and a member of Abigail's group of girls. She is portrayed as a timid girl who is easily influenced by others. She initially tries to expose the hoax but later recants her confession. This explanation matches the description given in the question.

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