Act 2, Scene 2 Measure For Measure

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Act 2, Scene 2 Measure For Measure - Quiz

A quiz on Act 2, scene 2 of 'Measure for Measure'.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who does Duke Vincentio ask to rule Vienna?

    • A.

      Isabella

    • B.

      Angelo

    • C.

      Claudio

    • D.

      Provost

    Correct Answer
    B. Angelo
    Explanation
    Duke Vincentio asks Angelo to rule Vienna because he believes that Angelo is a morally upright and strict individual who will enforce the laws and restore order in the city. The Duke trusts Angelo's ability to govern and hopes that he will bring about a positive change in Vienna.

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  • 2. 

    Who is Claudio's sister?

    • A.

      Julietta

    • B.

      Ophelia

    • C.

      Isabella

    • D.

      Helen

    Correct Answer
    C. Isabella
    Explanation
    Claudio's sister is Isabella.

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  • 3. 

    What is Isabella's profession?

    • A.

      Nun

    • B.

      She does not have a profession

    • C.

      Lawyer

    • D.

      Nurse

    Correct Answer
    A. Nun
    Explanation
    Isabella's profession is a nun. This means that she is a member of a religious order and has taken vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. Nuns typically live in a convent and dedicate their lives to prayer, contemplation, and serving their community. They may also engage in various charitable works and religious duties.

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  • 4. 

    Who says "I am a woeful suitor to your honour, Please but your honour hear me."

    • A.

      Angelo

    • B.

      Isabella

    • C.

      Claudio

    • D.

      Julietta

    Correct Answer
    B. Isabella
    Explanation
    Isabella says "I am a woeful suitor to your honour, Please but your honour hear me." This can be inferred from the statement itself.

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  • 5. 

    What reason might there be for a character to talk in verse?

    • A.

      They are extremely happy.

    • B.

      They are aristocratic.

    • C.

      They are very sad.

    • D.

      They are talking to someone they don't like.

    Correct Answer
    B. They are aristocratic.
    Explanation
    Aristocratic characters speaking in verse is a common literary convention that dates back to ancient times. It is often used to portray elegance, sophistication, and refinement. By speaking in verse, aristocratic characters are seen as elevated and superior to others, emphasizing their social status and cultural upbringing. This form of speech also adds a sense of grandeur and poetic beauty to their dialogue, highlighting their intellectual prowess and artistic sensibilities. Therefore, the reason for a character to talk in verse could be to indicate their aristocratic background and to enhance their portrayal as high-class individuals.

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  • 6. 

    What does Isabella say is a more fitting emotion for people holding great authority to have than crowns, swords or any other staffs of office?

    • A.

      Love

    • B.

      Hatred

    • C.

      Justice

    • D.

      Mercy

    Correct Answer
    D. Mercy
    Explanation
    Isabella believes that mercy is a more fitting emotion for people holding great authority to have than crowns, swords, or any other staffs of office. This implies that she values compassion, forgiveness, and kindness over power, aggression, and control. Mercy allows for understanding and empathy towards others, which can lead to fair and just decisions. By choosing mercy, Isabella suggests that those in positions of authority should prioritize empathy and compassion in their actions and decisions.

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  • 7. 

    What condemns Claudio, in Angelo's view?

    • A.

      The law

    • B.

      Duke Vincentio

    • C.

      The church

    • D.

      Isabella herself

    Correct Answer
    A. The law
    Explanation
    In Angelo's view, what condemns Claudio is the law. This suggests that Angelo believes that Claudio's actions have violated the law and therefore he deserves to be condemned. It implies that Angelo places a strong emphasis on upholding the law and ensuring that individuals are held accountable for their actions.

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  • 8. 

    What is Isabella's view of Angelo?

    • A.

      He is a great and good person.

    • B.

      He is a tyrant.

    • C.

      He is very handsome.

    • D.

      He is an effective ruler of Vienna.

    Correct Answer
    B. He is a tyrant.
    Explanation
    Isabella's view of Angelo is that he is a tyrant. This implies that she sees him as a cruel and oppressive ruler, suggesting that he abuses his power and mistreats others. This perception of Angelo may be based on his actions or behavior towards Isabella or other characters in the story.

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