Crucible Act IV

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Crucible Act IV


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  • 1. 
    Should John Proctor have made a false confession and lived? Explain.
  • 2. 
    What can you conclude from the references made to Andover?
    • A. 

      Andover has been purged of all witches.

    • B. 

      The people of Andover are demanding new trials.

    • C. 

      There will be many more deaths in Andover.

    • D. 

      The people have rebelled and overthrown the court.

  • 3. 
    Why is it important to Danforth and Parris that Proctor confess?
    • A. 

      His confession will prove that Abigail is a fraud.

    • B. 

      His confession will convince people the court has been just.

    • C. 

      They truly want to save Proctor's soul.

    • D. 

      Elizabeth has pleaded for Proctor's life.

  • 4. 
    Why does Elizabeth say of John, "He have his goodness now"?
    • A. 

      He deserves to hang for the sins he committed against her.

    • B. 

      He has self-respect and knows there is some goodness in him.

    • C. 

      She would rather have him confess to a lie than be hanged.

    • D. 

      Abigail has left the village and freed John from guilt.

  • 5. 
    The climax of Act Four occurs when
    • A. 

      Hale says it is better to live than to die unjustly.

    • B. 

      Rebecca realizes that John Proctor is confessing.

    • C. 

      Proctor rips up his confession

    • D. 

      Parris admits that Abigail is gone.

  • 6. 
    A person who receives excommunication from the church is
    • A. 

      Banished

    • B. 

      Asked to repent

    • C. 

      Forced to confess

  • 7. 
    If you empower a person, you give that person
    • A. 

      Pride

    • B. 

      Cooperation

    • C. 

      Authority

  • 8. 
    Which person would most likely receive an indictment?
    • A. 

      A professor

    • B. 

      An editor

    • C. 

      A criminal

  • 9. 
    A person who is afflicted would most likely visit a
    • A. 

      Doctor

    • B. 

      Barber

    • C. 

      Supermarket

  • 10. 
    An unintelligible remark cannot be
    • A. 

      Translated

    • B. 

      Understood

    • C. 

      Altered

  • 11. 
    Wha is Parris's real reason for wanting Proctor saved?
    • A. 

      A concern for his own safety

    • B. 

      Fear of hanging an innocent man

    • C. 

      Fear that Hale will turn the village against him

    • D. 

      A desire for his own redemption

  • 12. 
    Why does Danforth refuse to postpone the hangings?
    • A. 

      He refuses to accept any suggestions from Hale.

    • B. 

      He fears the people will riot if the exectuions don't take place.

    • C. 

      It might look as if he has wrongly executed innocent people.

    • D. 

      He doubts the authority of the church.

  • 13. 
    Giles Corey can best be described as
    • A. 

      Petty

    • B. 

      Courageous

    • C. 

      Cruel

    • D. 

      Remorseful

  • 14. 
    You can infer that Abigail and Mercy have left Salem because they
    • A. 

      Were asked to leave by Parris.

    • B. 

      Cannot bear to see Proctor hang.

    • C. 

      Have gone to Andover for the witch trials.

    • D. 

      Fear the villagers will turn on them

  • 15. 
    Cows are wandering loose on the streets of Salem because
    • A. 

      The farmers fear the trials and have left Salem.

    • B. 

      The people believe the devil has possessed the cows.

    • C. 

      Many farmers have been jailed and can't take care of their farms.

    • D. 

      The farmers are spending too much time at the trials.

  • 16. 
    Which line best expresses a major theme of this play?
    • A. 

      "Another judgment waits us all!"

    • B. 

      "I am not your judge, I cannot be."

    • C. 

      "I never knew such goodness in the world!"

    • D. 

      "I cannot mount the gibbet like a saint."

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