English 4 Final Chase

42 Questions | Total Attempts: 24

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This exam is the final exam for the 2009-2010 school year at William Penn High School. Good Luck, You're the Best !


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    King Hamlet was murdered:
    • A. 

      By a poisoned rapier

    • B. 

      By poison in his ear

    • C. 

      By poison in his wine

    • D. 

      By being stabbed in his sleep

  • 2. 
    In his "To be or not to be" soliloquy Hamlet deliberates:
    • A. 

      Taking over his father's throne

    • B. 

      Marrying Ophelia

    • C. 

      War and honor

    • D. 

      The significance of life

  • 3. 
    Polonius assumes Hamlet's madness was caused by:
    • A. 

      Hamlet's love for Ophelia

    • B. 

      Claudius's pact with Laertes

    • C. 

      Gertrude's marriage to Claudius

    • D. 

      Hamlet's feelings of loneliness

  • 4. 
    Hamlet did not kill Claudius the first chance he had because:
    • A. 

      Claudius might go to heaven

    • B. 

      Gertrude was in the next room

    • C. 

      Claudius was being guarded

    • D. 

      Hamlet had not repented

  • 5. 
    Hamlet resents Gertrude's marriage to:
    • A. 

      Her husband's brother

    • B. 

      A Norwegian

    • C. 

      A complete stranger

    • D. 

      A member of the circus

  • 6. 
    Hamlet hopes the play will:
    • A. 

      Win Ophelia back

    • B. 

      Amuse Horatio

    • C. 

      Cause Claudius to reveal his guilt

    • D. 

      Begin his professional acting career

  • 7. 
    This person is the only person Hamlet feels he can trust:
    • A. 

      Polonius

    • B. 

      Horatio

    • C. 

      Rosencranz

    • D. 

      Guildenstern

  • 8. 
    At the beginning of Hamlet, Hamlet is mourning the death of his:
    • A. 

      Mother, Gertrude

    • B. 

      Girlfriend, Ophelia

    • C. 

      Father, Hamlet

    • D. 

      Cousin, Laertes

  • 9. 
    What did Polonius decide was the reason Hamlet has gone mad?
    • A. 

      Hamlet did not become King of Denmark

    • B. 

      Hamlet's father has passed away

    • C. 

      Hamlet has a deep love for Ophelia

    • D. 

      Hamlet lost the "Mr. Denmark" beauty pageant

  • 10. 
    Ophelia dies by
    • A. 

      Hanging

    • B. 

      Poison

    • C. 

      Drowning

    • D. 

      Stabbing

  • 11. 
    From what point of view is The Stranger written?
    • A. 

      It is written from the first person point of view

    • B. 

      It is written from the third person point of view

    • C. 

      It is written from the third person omniscient author point of view

    • D. 

      It is written from the second person point of view

  • 12. 
    What does Meursault do in the opening chapter?
    • A. 

      He looks for a new job

    • B. 

      He quits schools and begins to live the life of an artist

    • C. 

      He attends his mother's funeral

    • D. 

      He takes the train to Paris for the weekend

  • 13. 
    What is Meursault's reaction to his mother's death?
    • A. 

      He screams and cries, and has to be restrained

    • B. 

      He is crushed, but hears his grief stoically

    • C. 

      He says he never loved her anyway, and he is glad to be rid of her

    • D. 

      He is emotionally unaffected, and doesn't weep or grieve

  • 14. 
    Who does Meursault encounter at the beach?
    • A. 

      He meets his old college roommate

    • B. 

      He meets a girl who had once worked at the same office as he did

    • C. 

      He meets a friend of his mother's from the nursing home

    • D. 

      He meets his aunt, his only living relative

  • 15. 
    What does Meursault think of his neighbor's relationship with his dog?
    • A. 

      He thinks it is cruel

    • B. 

      He accepts it with no comment

    • C. 

      He approves because he doesn't like animals

    • D. 

      He pities the two of them, because the only have eachother

  • 16. 
    What insights do we gain into Meursault's character from his interactions with Salamano and Raymond?
    • A. 

      He is harsh and judgmental

    • B. 

      He does not judge either man

    • C. 

      He uses people for his own advantage

    • D. 

      He is insane

  • 17. 
    What does Raymond want Meursault to do for him?
    • A. 

      He wants Meursault to invest his money, because Meursault does well with stocks.

    • B. 

      He wants Meursault to move in with him and share an apartment

    • C. 

      He wants Meursault to write a letter to his (Raymond's) mistress so she will come back to him

    • D. 

      He wants Meursault to take a vacation cruise with him

  • 18. 
    What happens to Salamano's dog?
    • A. 

      It gets away from him while they are out

    • B. 

      The dogcatchers take it because it is sick

    • C. 

      It is run over by a delivery truck

    • D. 

      It drops dead of old age

  • 19. 
    Meursault tells his boss that "people never change their lives, that in any case one life is as good as another." What do we learn about Meursault from this statement?
    • A. 

      He is a philosopher

    • B. 

      He takes everything with an indifferent attitude

    • C. 

      He is not respectful to his superiors

    • D. 

      He values life above all else

  • 20. 
    How does Meursault respond when Marie asks if he loves her?
    • A. 

      He says it doesn't mean anything, but he probably doesn't love her

    • B. 

      He says he loves her very much

    • C. 

      He changes the subject

    • D. 

      He tells her he loves her even though he doesn't, just because it's easier than telling the truth

  • 21. 
    What does Meursault do when he encounters the man at the rock?
    • A. 

      He shoots him

    • B. 

      He knifes him

    • C. 

      He starts a fist fight

    • D. 

      He strangles the man

  • 22. 
    What was the jury's verdict?
    • A. 

      The found Meursault guilty and he was sentenced to death at the guillotine

    • B. 

      The found Meursault not guilty by reason of insanity and sent him to an asylum

    • C. 

      The found Meursault guilty with mitigating circumstances and sentenced him to life in prison

    • D. 

      The found that Meursault acted in self-defense and he was released

  • 23. 
    What kind of professional men are Troy and Bono?
    • A. 

      Postmen

    • B. 

      Firemen

    • C. 

      Millionaires

    • D. 

      Sanitation workers

  • 24. 
    Where did Troy and Bono meet?
    • A. 

      Jail

    • B. 

      A hardware store

    • C. 

      College

    • D. 

      In the Negro Leagues

  • 25. 
    What sport is Cory recruited to play in college?
    • A. 

      Soccer

    • B. 

      Baseball

    • C. 

      Basketball

    • D. 

      Football

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