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Extra credit final for IB Juniors @ BTW--fall 2010. Some answers have been changed form the wiki submissions becasue incorrect answers were given. Additionally, some questions have been edited to fit the format of this test.


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  • 1. 
    Why are Kurtz and and Marlow the only two characters named in the Heart of Darkness?
    • A. 

      They are both from England and they have both explored the Congo

    • B. 

      They are characters that represent the extremes of impearlism--brutality and indifference

    • C. 

      They both have been to Vietnam d)They both have came to Africa to trade ivory

  • 2. 
    The three witches in the first scene of Macbeth did which of the following?
    • A. 

      Foreshadowing

    • B. 

      Set a mysterious tone

    • C. 

      Symbolized fortune

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    How are Daisy and Lady MacBeth related?
    • A. 

      First cousins

    • B. 

      They both are stuck in Freud's third psychosexual stage

    • C. 

      Both are portrayed through a stereotypical lens of females (Daisy is daft and Lady MacBeth is cunning)

    • D. 

      Both of their husbands exploit their political knowledge

    • E. 

      They feel unfulfilled without their husbands

  • 4. 
    Which of these qualities did Machiavelli NOT include in his list of qualities that a prince should possess?
    • A. 

      He should be feared rather than loved

    • B. 

      He should be generous rather than ungenerous

    • C. 

      He shouldn't worry about being liked by the public

    • D. 

      He should favor cruelty over benevolence

  • 5. 
    Which apparition did Macbeth not see?
    • A. 

      A head wearing armor

    • B. 

      A child with red eyes

    • C. 

      A blood-covered child

    • D. 

      A child with a crown

  • 6. 
    What were the witches described as having that was meant to exemplify their difference/ oddness?
    • A. 

      A mustache

    • B. 

      A ring

    • C. 

      A beard

    • D. 

      A rat

  • 7. 
    What does the "is this a dagger I see before me" speech by Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth reveal about Macbeth's character?
    • A. 

      His guilt for murdering Duncan

    • B. 

      His guilt for murdering Banquo

    • C. 

      His ambition and willingness to do whatever it takes to become King

    • D. 

      His desire to kill the witches

  • 8. 
    Which motifs are associated with which of the works that we've studied so far this year?   There are multiple answers to this question.
    • A. 

      Sleep

    • B. 

      Sloth

    • C. 

      Blood

    • D. 

      Music

    • E. 

      The Sea

    • F. 

      Manliness

    • G. 

      Wilderness

    • H. 

      Light

    • I. 

      Wealth

    • J. 

      Flowers

  • 9. 
    Who influenced Shakespeare the most when he wrote Macbeth?
    • A. 

      Machiavelli

    • B. 

      The Catholic Church

    • C. 

      King James

    • D. 

      His wife

  • 10. 
    What does fog represent in Heart of Darkness?
    • A. 

      The unknown

    • B. 

      Imperialists

    • C. 

      The Africans

    • D. 

      Evil

  • 11. 
    Which of the following visions first notifies the reader of the remorse present in Macbeth?
    • A. 

      Banquo's ghost

    • B. 

      The dagger

    • C. 

      Visions in witches cauldron

    • D. 

      Casper

  • 12. 
    What is one tool that Shakespeare uses in his play Macbeth to characterize the nobility in comparison to one another?
    • A. 

      Setting the nobles in castles that match their personality

    • B. 

      Drawing parallels between Machiavelli's ideas of a successful prince and the types of servants he should have, and the nobility present in the play and their servants

    • C. 

      . Using archetypal imagery to foreshadow how the characters end up

    • D. 

      Using complex similes and metaphors across the novel to illustrate their good and bad qualities in relation to the standards their subjects hold them to which they can never reach

  • 13. 
    All of the following is true about Kurtz before he traveled to the Congo except
    • A. 

      He was a musician

    • B. 

      He was a journalist

    • C. 

      He was a hunter

    • D. 

      He was a painter

  • 14. 
    What did the two women knitting black wool in the beginning of Heart of Darkness represent?
    • A. 

      Fate

    • B. 

      Darkness

    • C. 

      Curiosity

    • D. 

      . none of the above

  • 15. 
    In Heart of Darkness, does the assistant for the Company resemble the druken porter from MacBeth in that he protrays that his master is unfit according to Machivelli?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    When did Macbeth truly begin to go insane?
    • A. 

      When he killed King Duncan

    • B. 

      When the witches made their first prophecy

    • C. 

      When the murderers failed to kill Fleance

    • D. 

      When he begins to halucinate Banquo's ghost

  • 17. 
    Both Daisy and Lady Macbeth:
    • A. 

      Are members of high society

    • B. 

      Choose to act naively foolish

    • C. 

      Are extremely manipulative

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    What is one literary technique that Joseph Conrad uses in many of his works, including Heart of Darkness?
    • A. 

      Comedy

    • B. 

      Vague details

    • C. 

      Skewed Symbolism

    • D. 

      Lighter tones

  • 19. 
    In Heart of Darkness what is Marlow’s opinion of Imperialism?
    • A. 

      He is indifferent, he doesn't approve of some aspects of it, but then again he works for imperialist and see its benefits

    • B. 

      He doesn't approve of imperialism, he thinks it is atrocious

    • C. 

      He loves imperialism and thinks there is a lot to gain from it.

    • D. 

      He is indifferent but thinks the Europeans should leave Africa and go somewhere else because the Africans never asked for it.

  • 20. 
    Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth even after what the witches said their prophecy?
    • A. 

      Because Macduff is a badass and super strong

    • B. 

      Because the witches work for Macduff

    • C. 

      Because he was born by a cesarean section

    • D. 

      Because he killed the witches first

  • 21. 
    How is the American Dream represented in the book The Great Gatsby?
    • A. 

      Standing for independence and the ability to make something out of one’s work

    • B. 

      Materialism and selfish pursuit

    • C. 

      Anyone who lives in West Egg

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    The “eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg” were symbolic of:
    • A. 

      Gatsby's love for Daisy

    • B. 

      Gatsby's past

    • C. 

      Judgment

    • D. 

      The future

  • 23. 
    In Macbeth, who kills Lady Macbeth?
    • A. 

      Banquo

    • B. 

      Macbeth

    • C. 

      Lady Macbeth

    • D. 

      Macduff

  • 24. 
    Concerning the idea of idealism, which two go BEST:
    • A. 

      The three witches and Nick Carraway

    • B. 

      Shakespeare and Fitzgerald

    • C. 

      The Buchannans and The Prince

    • D. 

      Kurtz' intended and Jay Gatsby

  • 25. 
    Banquo was the ancestor of who?
    • A. 

      King Lui

    • B. 

      King Tut

    • C. 

      King James

    • D. 

      Queen Elizabeth

  • 26. 
    Which motif in Heart of Darkness represented both mperialism and anti- imperialism?
    • A. 

      Women

    • B. 

      Jungle

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Light