Act 3 Tempest Quiz

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  • 1. 

    When Miranda says “work not so hard”, what does it refer to?

    • A.

      • She doesn’t want them to work because they are doing a bad job.

    • B.

      • You are tired now; you should go sleep I’ll keep working.

    • C.

      • She wants to leave.

    • D.

      • She wants to leave them.

    Correct Answer
    B. • You are tired now; you should go sleep I’ll keep working.
    Explanation
    Miranda's statement "work not so hard" suggests that the person she is speaking to is tired and should take a break or rest, while she will continue working.

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  • 2. 

    Prospero says “Poor worm, thou art infected”

    • A.

      • He means that the worm is infected.

    • B.

      • He squished a worm.

    • C.

      • He refers that Ferdinand is tired.

    • D.

      • He hates worms.

    Correct Answer
    C. • He refers that Ferdinand is tired.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He refers that Ferdinand is tired." This can be inferred from the context of the statement. Prospero is speaking to Ferdinand and calling him a "poor worm," suggesting that Ferdinand is exhausted or weakened. The phrase "thou art infected" can be interpreted metaphorically, implying that Ferdinand is worn out or drained.

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  • 3. 

    Ferdinand says “A prince, Miranda—I do think, a king”

    • A.

      • He thinks that they are a match.

    • B.

      • Ferdinand is wealthier.

    Correct Answer
    A. • He thinks that they are a match.
    Explanation
    Ferdinand's statement suggests that he believes Miranda and himself are a perfect match or compatible with each other. He sees himself as a prince and considers Miranda to be a king, implying that they are equals and meant to be together. This interpretation aligns with the idea that Ferdinand thinks they are a match.

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  • 4. 

    Miranda says “I am a fool, to weep at what I am glad of.”

    • A.

      • She is really a fool.

    • B.

      • She has what she wants but she is a fool to cry.

    • C.

      • She is too happy that she cries.

    Correct Answer
    B. • She has what she wants but she is a fool to cry.
    Explanation
    Miranda's statement suggests that she is glad about something, but she considers herself a fool for crying despite being happy. This implies that she has achieved or obtained what she desired, but she still feels foolish for expressing her emotions through tears. Therefore, the correct answer is "She has what she wants but she is a fool to cry."

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  • 5. 

    Prospero says “So glad of this as they I cannot be, Who are surprised withal."

    • A.

      • He is saying that “I can’t be as happy as they are at this moment, but nothing could make me any happier”.

    • B.

      • He is so happy that he can’t believe what is happening.

    • C.

      • Someone surprised him and he is really happy.

    Correct Answer
    A. • He is saying that “I can’t be as happy as they are at this moment, but nothing could make me any happier”.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that Prospero is saying that he cannot be as happy as the others are at this moment, but nothing could make him any happier. This is evident from the statement "So glad of this as they I cannot be, Who are surprised withal." Prospero acknowledges that he cannot match the level of happiness that the others are experiencing, but he also implies that he is already extremely happy and nothing could make him even happier.

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  • 6. 

    Stephano said “Therefore bear up and board 'em.—Servant- monster, drink to me.”

    • A.

      Does it mean that there is a monster that is a servant?

    • B.

      Stephano is the king of the island and he is ordering people to drink something.

    • C.

      Bring the king a drink, you servant or monster.

    Correct Answer
    B. Stephano is the king of the island and he is ordering people to drink something.
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct. Stephano, being the king of the island, is giving instructions to someone, referred to as "servant-monster," to drink to him. This implies that there is a creature on the island who serves as both a servant and a monster. The statement does not mention bringing the king a drink, so that part of the explanation is not supported by the given information.

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  • 7. 

    What does Caliban mean when he says this “Lo, lo, again! Bite him to death, I prithee.”

    • A.

      Actually bite him to death

    • B.

      Make him listen to him again

    • C.

      He hates him, kill him for me.

    Correct Answer
    B. Make him listen to him again
    Explanation
    Caliban's statement "Lo, lo, again! Bite him to death, I prithee" suggests that he wants to make the person listen to him again. The phrase "bite him to death" is a metaphorical expression indicating his desire to have the person's attention and make them pay heed to his words. It does not literally mean that he wants to kill the person, but rather emphasizes his frustration and urgency in wanting to be heard.

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  • 8. 

    Caliban says  “As I told thee before, I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island.’

    • A.

      He wants revenge and wants his island back.

    • B.

      He is cursed by a sorcerer.

    • C.

      The sorcerer lied to him and took everything away from him.

    • D.

      He wants to kill the sorcerer.

    Correct Answer
    A. He wants revenge and wants his island back.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "He wants revenge and wants his island back." This can be inferred from Caliban's statement that he is subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer who cheated him of the island. His desire for revenge and to regain control of the island is evident in his words.

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  • 9. 

    What does Stephan refer to when he says “Trinculo, run into no further danger. Interrupt the monster one word further, and, by this hand. 

    • A.

      Trinculo, watch out. If you interrupt this monster with one more word,

    • B.

      The monster wants to kill him.

    • C.

      Stephan hates Trinculo.

    • D.

      Stephan doesn’t want Trinculo to be in anymore danger.

    Correct Answer
    A. Trinculo, watch out. If you interrupt this monster with one more word,
    Explanation
    Stephan is warning Trinculo to be cautious and not say anything else to the monster. He is concerned for Trinculo's safety and wants to prevent him from getting into any more danger.

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  • 10. 

    Caliban says “Why, as I told thee, ’tis a custom with him,I' th' afternoon to sleep. There thou mayst brain him, having first seized his books; or with a log. Batter his skull; or paunch him with a stake.”

    • A.

      He wants to kill him while he is asleep so he won’t get in trouble

    • B.

      He wants to get his books and if he wakes up while we are trying, kill him.

    • C.

      He is asleep all afternoon.

    • D.

      Make him awake and then torture him

    Correct Answer
    B. He wants to get his books and if he wakes up while we are trying, kill him.
    Explanation
    Caliban's statement suggests that he wants to kill Prospero while he is asleep in order to obtain his books. If Prospero were to wake up during this attempt, Caliban plans to kill him. This indicates that Caliban sees the books as valuable and believes that killing Prospero is necessary to acquire them without any trouble.

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  • 11. 

    Caliban “Thou makest me merry. I am full of pleasure. Let us be jocund. Will you troll the catch, You taught me but whilere?”

    • A.

      Caliban likes guys and he wants him to stay with him

    • B.

      He likes his music because it makes him happy, wants him to stay.

    • C.

      He wants him to sing and teach him the song

    • D.

      He is a slave which makes him happy.

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. He likes his music because it makes him happy, wants him to stay.
    C. He wants him to sing and teach him the song
    Explanation
    Caliban expresses his joy and pleasure in response to the music, indicating that he likes it. He wants the person to stay with him because the music brings him happiness. Additionally, Caliban asks if the person can sing and teach him the song, suggesting his interest in learning and enjoying the music further.

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  • 12. 

    Stephano “This’ll be a wonderful kingdom to live in, where they play music for free.”

    • A.

      Stephano wants to stay on the island because music plays forever and plays forever.

    • B.

      He is in a magical island where music is for free

    • C.

      Stephano loves music and he thinks he is in a kingdom.

    Correct Answer
    A. Stephano wants to stay on the island because music plays forever and plays forever.
    Explanation
    Stephano wants to stay on the island because he believes that the music will continue to play indefinitely. He sees the island as a wonderful kingdom where music is available for free. Stephano's love for music and his perception of the island as a paradise contribute to his desire to remain there.

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  • 13. 

    Alonso says " Old lord, I cannot blame thee, who am myself attached with weariness."

    • A.

      You can't blame me. I'm tired

    • B.

      I'm tired, i can't help you anymore.

    • C.

      I can't blame you, old lord. I am too tired.

    Correct Answer
    C. I can't blame you, old lord. I am too tired.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "I can't blame you, old lord. I am too tired." This answer accurately reflects Alonso's statement, where he acknowledges that he cannot blame the old lord because he himself is also tired.

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  • 14. 

    Give us kind keepers, heavens! What were these?

    • A.

      He thinks that those were humans, kill them

    • B.

      What were those things!?!?!?!?!?! Kill them

    • C.

      Kill the things that were there, I don't care what they are.

    • D.

      Heaven help us! What were those things?

    Correct Answer
    D. Heaven help us! What were those things?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Heaven help us! What were those things?" This is the most appropriate response because it expresses a sense of shock, concern, and a desire for help or understanding. The other options either focus on killing the beings without any consideration or express confusion without seeking assistance.

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  • 15. 

    Alonso says "I will stand to and feed, although my last.", what does it refer to?

    • A.

      I’ll start eating, even if this is my last supper.

    • B.

      I going to die today, this is going to be last supper

    • C.

      I don't want to be here anymore. Its tiring. This is going to be my last supper and i'm suiciding.

    Correct Answer
    A. I’ll start eating, even if this is my last supper.
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "I’ll start eating, even if this is my last supper." This is because Alonso's statement suggests that he is willing to eat, despite the possibility that it could be his final meal. It implies that he is prepared to enjoy his meal, regardless of the circumstances or potential consequences.

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