Trivia Quiz: The Crucible Play Act I

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Trivia Quiz: The Crucible Play Act I

How well do you know The Crucible Play Act I? Do you think you can pass this quiz? According to this quiz, you should know everything about Betty and Ruth's characters, which characters tried to conjure up spirits, who did John Proctor have an affair with, and who Goody Putnam is. When you have passed this quiz, take a bow, and celebrate. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    At the beginning of Act I, what is wrong with Betty and Ruth?
    • A. 

      They have both developed severe cases of pneumonia.

    • B. 

      They are in a comatose state, due to food poisoning.

    • C. 

      They are said to be "bewitched".

    • D. 

      They are sleeping late.

  • 2. 
    ______________ was blamed for trying to conjure spirits with the girls.
  • 3. 
    What happens to Betty when she hears the Lord's name?
    • A. 

      She begins to pray.

    • B. 

      She tries to jump out of a window.

    • C. 

      She rises from her bed and begins singing her favorite hymn.

    • D. 

      She does nothing.

  • 4. 
    By the end of Act I, we know that John Proctor had an affair with ______________.
  • 5. 
    Rebecca Nurse, a favorite among the townspeople, was
    • A. 

      A young midwife who helped deliver Goody Putnam's babies.

    • B. 

      An assistant to Reverend Parris.

    • C. 

      An elderly, God-fearing woman who has more common sense than anyone else.

    • D. 

      The wife of Giles Corey.

  • 6. 
    The characters in The Crucible practiced ___________, a strict and religious way of life.
  • 7. 
    Goody Putnam is not as shocked by the girls' confessions as everyone else is mainly because
    • A. 

      She herself is a witch.

    • B. 

      She is looking for answers to her husband's infidelity.

    • C. 

      She believes that all things happen for a reason.

    • D. 

      She is looking for a reason why all but one of her children has died.

  • 8. 
    ________________ is a minister who has come from Beverly to seek out the truth about Ruth and Betty's strange behavior.
  • 9. 
    What were the girls really doing in the woods?
    • A. 

      Camping out.

    • B. 

      Cooking exotic foods with Tituba.

    • C. 

      Waiting on their boyfriends to sneak out and meet them.

    • D. 

      Dancing, singing, and conjuring spirits with Tituba.

  • 10. 
    _______________ caught the girls in the woods.
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