The Crucible Act I Quiz Redeux

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The Crucible Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is over the first act of Arther Miller's The Crucible.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    A slave to Parris

    Correct Answer
    tituba
    Tituba
  • 2. 

    Minister of Salem

    Correct Answer
    Reverend Parris
    Parris
    paris
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Reverend Parris, Parris, paris. The question is asking for the Minister of Salem, and all three options provided are variations of the name Reverend Parris. The correct answer is a combination of all three options, indicating that Reverend Parris, Parris, and paris are all referring to the same person who holds the position of Minister in Salem.

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  • 3. 

    Was ill after an evening in the woods

    Correct Answer
    Betty
    betty
  • 4. 

    Lost seven children

    Correct Answer
    Goody Putnam
    Ann Putnam
    mrs. putnam
    Explanation
    The answer includes the names of the three individuals who lost their children.

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  • 5. 

    Very well-respected Salem landowner

    Correct Answer
    Francis Nurse
    Thomas Putnam
    Explanation
    The given correct answer includes the names "Francis Nurse" and "Thomas Putnam." These individuals are both well-respected Salem landowners.

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  • 6. 

    Servant who has an affair

    Correct Answer
    abigail
    Explanation
    The given answer "abigail" suggests that the servant who has an affair is named Abigail. However, without any further context or information provided, it is difficult to determine the exact nature or details of the affair.

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  • 7. 

    Local witch hunter

    Correct Answer
    Reverend Hale
    hale
    Explanation
    Reverend Hale is the correct answer because the question is asking for the name of the local witch hunter, and Reverend Hale fits that description. The word "hale" is mentioned after Reverend Hale, but it does not provide any additional information or change the answer.

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  • 8. 

    Cranky old man who says his wife reads strange books

    Correct Answer
    Giles Corey
    giles cory
    Explanation
    The given answer is "Giles Corey" which is repeated twice in the question. This suggests that the correct answer is indeed Giles Corey, as it matches the information provided in the question. The mention of a cranky old man who says his wife reads strange books is likely a clue pointing towards Giles Corey being the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Farmer who was tempted by a young girl

    Correct Answer
    john proctor
    proctor
    Explanation
    The given answer "john proctor, proctor" seems to be related to the question about a farmer who was tempted by a young girl. It is possible that John Proctor is the name of the farmer who was tempted, and "proctor" could be a reference to his last name. However, without further context or information, it is difficult to provide a more detailed explanation.

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  • 10. 

    The Proctors' new servant

    Correct Answer
    Mary
  • 11. 

    Where does the play take place?

    • A.

      Portsmouth

    • B.

      Salem

    • C.

      Boston

    Correct Answer
    B. Salem
    Explanation
    The play takes place in Salem.

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  • 12. 

    Betty revealed that Abigail drank a charm to kill

    • A.

      Ruth Putnam

    • B.

      Mary Warren

    • C.

      Elizabeth Proctor

    • D.

      Tituba

    Correct Answer
    C. Elizabeth Proctor
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Betty revealed that Abigail drank a charm to kill someone. The options provided are Ruth Putnam, Mary Warren, Elizabeth Proctor, and Tituba. The correct answer is Elizabeth Proctor because the statement implies that Abigail drank a charm to kill her.

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  • 13. 

    The rumor is that Betty

    • A.

      Had several dead babies

    • B.

      Drank a charm to make someone fall in love with her

    • C.

      Had an affair

    • D.

      Can fly

    Correct Answer
    D. Can fly
    Explanation
    The given options present various rumors about Betty. Out of these options, the only one that suggests a supernatural ability is "can fly". This implies that the rumor circulating about Betty is that she possesses the ability to fly.

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  • 14. 

    Who had an affiar with John Proctor?

    • A.

      Betty

    • B.

      Abigail

    • C.

      Ann

    • D.

      Martha

    Correct Answer
    B. Abigail
    Explanation
    Abigail had an affair with John Proctor. This is evident in Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible," where Abigail is portrayed as a young woman who had a romantic relationship with John Proctor while working as a servant in his household. The affair becomes a central plot point in the play, as it contributes to the hysteria and accusations of witchcraft in the Salem community. Abigail's desire for John Proctor and her jealousy towards his wife, Elizabeth, drive her to manipulate and deceive others, ultimately leading to tragic consequences.

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  • 15. 

    Which two men does Proctor have an argument with?

    • A.

      Francis Nurse and Giles Corey

    • B.

      Reverend Hale and Reverend Parris

    • C.

      Reverend Parris and Thomas Putnam

    • D.

      Reverend Hale and Francis Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Reverend Parris and Thomas Putnam
    Explanation
    In Arthur Miller's play "The Crucible," the correct answer is Reverend Parris and Thomas Putnam. Proctor has an argument with Reverend Parris, the town's minister, over his excessive focus on material wealth and his lack of spiritual guidance. Proctor also has a heated exchange with Thomas Putnam, a wealthy landowner, over land disputes and accusations of witchcraft. These arguments highlight the tensions and conflicts within the Salem community during the witch trials.

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  • 16. 

    Who does Abigail blame for witchcraft?

    • A.

      Goody Putnam

    • B.

      Goody Nurse

    • C.

      Betty

    • D.

      Tituba

    Correct Answer
    D. Tituba
    Explanation
    Abigail blames Tituba for witchcraft.

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  • 17. 

    Who says she saw Sarah Good and Goody Osborne with the devil? She also claims to have been instructed to kill Reverend Parris.

    • A.

      Tituba

    • B.

      Abigail

    • C.

      Betty

    • D.

      Mary

    Correct Answer
    A. Tituba
    Explanation
    Tituba is the correct answer because she is the one who claims to have seen Sarah Good and Goody Osborne with the devil. She also confesses to being instructed to kill Reverend Parris. This information suggests that Tituba is the one making these claims and accusations.

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  • 18. 

    She admits to "dancing with the devil" and "writing in his book" at the end of Act I. She also claims to have turned to Jesus.

    • A.

      Abigail

    • B.

      Tituba

    • C.

      Betty

    • D.

      Goody Putnam

    Correct Answer
    B. Tituba
    Explanation
    In Act I, Tituba admits to "dancing with the devil" and "writing in his book," suggesting that she has been involved in witchcraft. Additionally, she claims to have turned to Jesus, which could imply that she has now renounced her previous involvement with the devil. This aligns with the historical context of the Salem witch trials, where Tituba was accused of practicing witchcraft and making a pact with the devil.

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