Book Quiz: The Crucible Act I

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Have you read the popular play 'The Crucible'? If you remember all its acts, you can take this, the crucible act 1 quiz, and check out your memory. The Crucible is a very interesting play to read. The first act occurs in the Reverend's house, a guy who thinks the world is against him. What can you remember from this act of the play? Take up this simple quiz and see what score you get—all the best as you continue reading it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what year did the play take place?
    • A. 

      1692

    • B. 

      1800

    • C. 

      1952

    • D. 

      2009

    • E. 

      1750

  • 2. 
    According to Dr. Griggs, what is a possible cause of Reverend Parris's daughter's illness?
    • A. 

      Pneumonia

    • B. 

      Unnatural causes

    • C. 

      Laziness

    • D. 

      Dancing

    • E. 

      Fear

  • 3. 
    What were Betty and Abigail doing in the forest when Reverend Paris frightened them?
    • A. 

      Playing hide and seek

    • B. 

      Gathering firewood

    • C. 

      Making soup

    • D. 

      Camping

    • E. 

      Dancing and conjuring spirits with Tituba

  • 4. 
    What do the Putnam and Reverend Paris have in common?
    • A. 

      Both hate going to church.

    • B. 

      Both have 300 acres of land.

    • C. 

      Both have sick or bewitched daughters.

    • D. 

      Both take care of orphaned nieces.

    • E. 

      Both think that their daughters are frauds.

  • 5. 
    What mission did Abigail have concerning the wife of John Proctor?
    • A. 

      To get her job back from her.

    • B. 

      To apologize for her inappropriate behavior.

    • C. 

      To help her with her mending and sowing.

    • D. 

      To have her sent off to live with her mother.

    • E. 

      To get rid of her so she could be with John Proctor.

  • 6. 
    What mission did Thomas Putnam have?
    • A. 

      To right the wrongs that had been done to him and his family.

    • B. 

      To get Reverend Paris's land.

    • C. 

      To help capture the witches.

    • D. 

      To have his daughters brought back to life.

    • E. 

      To frame Reverend Paris for witchcraft.

  • 7. 
    What are the locations of the first act?
    • A. 

      The Putnam's home in Ruth's room

    • B. 

      Connecticut, Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Reverend Paris's home in Betty's room

    • D. 

      New York, New York

    • E. 

      Reverend Hale's home

  • 8. 
    Why did Mrs. Putnam send her daughter to Tituba?
    • A. 

      To put a charm on John Proctor.

    • B. 

      To put a charm on Reverend Paris.

    • C. 

      To have Ruth make a deal with the devil.

    • D. 

      To kill Abigail

    • E. 

      To have her conjure the spirits of the 7 dead Putnam babies.

  • 9. 
    Who did Betty call for when she awakened, and what did she try to do?
    • A. 

      Her dead mother/ goes to her gravesite.

    • B. 

      Her dead mother/ flies out of the window.

    • C. 

      Reverend Paris/ hug him and tell him everything.

    • D. 

      Reverend Hale/ confess her sins.

    • E. 

      Abigail/ hit her in the face.

  • 10. 
    What is the argument between Putnam and Proctor about?
    • A. 

      Lumber and land- Putnam's grandfather willed land he did not own

    • B. 

      Salary- Reverend Hale is getting paid too much for his services

    • C. 

      Abigail- her behavior and if she was a witch

    • D. 

      Tituba- if it is right for her to be a slave.

    • E. 

      Nothing- they are really good friends

  • 11. 
    What does Giles Corey's wife do that disturbs him?
    • A. 

      She steals her books.

    • B. 

      She pokes him.

    • C. 

      She reads from a book that she hides from him.

    • D. 

      She hides his books.

    • E. 

      She tells his secrets to everyone.

  • 12. 
    When Tituba, Abigail, and Betty CRY OUT, they name certain individuals as witches. What are the names of these?
    • A. 

      Goody Osburn

    • B. 

      Goody Hawkins

    • C. 

      Alice Barrow

    • D. 

      Goody Bibber

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is the relationship between Reverend Parris and Betty?
    • A. 

      Uncle and niece

    • B. 

      Father and daughter

    • C. 

      Cousins

    • D. 

      Master and Servant

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    What is the relationship between Tituba and Reverend  Paris?
    • A. 

      Cousins

    • B. 

      Siblings

    • C. 

      Daughter and father

    • D. 

      Master and slave

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    Who are Ann and Thomas Putnam?
    • A. 

      Ruth's parents

    • B. 

      Reverend's friends

    • C. 

      Betty's parents

    • D. 

      Tituba's relatives

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    What is Ann and Thomas' motivation behind the suggestion that Betty is bewitched?
    • A. 

      Care

    • B. 

      Revenge

    • C. 

      Moral support

    • D. 

      Happiness

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    How is Mercy Lewis related to Putnam?
    • A. 

      Siblings

    • B. 

      Servant

    • C. 

      Cousins

    • D. 

      Father

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    What is John Proctor's profession?
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Lawyer

    • C. 

      Farmer

    • D. 

      Teacher

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Who is Elizabeth Proctor?
    • A. 

      Betty's mother

    • B. 

      Reverend's wife

    • C. 

      John's wife

    • D. 

      Abigail's mother

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    Who is Rebecca?
    • A. 

      A nurse

    • B. 

      Wife of Francis

    • C. 

      Accused of being a witch

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

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