Julius Caesar And Antony And Cleopatra

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Julius Caesar And Antony And Cleopatra

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Calpurnia's dream?  Make note of at least three other incidents that foretell Caesar's death.  
  • 2. 
    In the first part of the story an ominous storm is raging.  What meaning might the storms have?
  • 3. 
    Mark Antony turns the crowd of Romans into a rioting mob against the conspirators. Of Ethos, Logos and Pathos, which does he use most effectively?   Explain how he does this by citing his speeches and give three examples.  
  • 4. 
    Although the play titled is "Julius Caesar",  the protagonist is clearly Brutus.  Why do you Shakespeare uses him as the vehicle through which to tell the story?  
  • 5. 
    Brutus killed himself because...
    • A. 

      He misses Caesar and feels guilty

    • B. 

      He lost the battle

    • C. 

      Antony was picking on him

    • D. 

      Cassius died

  • 6. 
    Lepidus joined Octavius and Marc Antony.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Caesar's ghost appeares to whom?
    • A. 

      Brutus

    • B. 

      Antony

    • C. 

      Calpurnia

    • D. 

      Cassius

  • 8. 
    _____ was the first to speak to the crowd.
  • 9. 
    Who shows up after the killing?
    • A. 

      Portia

    • B. 

      Calpurnia

    • C. 

      Antony

    • D. 

      The soothsayer

  • 10. 
    Does Caesar ignore the warning?
  • 11. 
    Decius offers Caesar a letter in the street.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    _____ stabbed Caesar.
  • 13. 
    Brutus's intuition convinced him to join the conspiracy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    ______ convinced Brutus to join the conspiracy.
  • 15. 
    Brutus admits to Cassius that he fears the people want Caesar to be king.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    ______ calls Brutus a nobel roman.
  • 17. 
    ______ is Caesar's "god" son.
  • 18. 
    Antony tells the plebeians that the killing was to prevent Caesar's ambition.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Caesar was stabbed in the ______.  (**LOCATION)
  • 20. 
    Antony offers Caesar a ______ at the marketplace.
  • 21. 
    Who tries to convince Caesar to stay home?
    • A. 

      The soothsayer

    • B. 

      His mom

    • C. 

      Brutus

    • D. 

      Calpurnia

  • 22. 
    The soothsayer says what to Caesar?
    • A. 

      "Beware Cassius for he will do you wrong"

    • B. 

      “Beware the Ides of March”

    • C. 

      "Beware thats a vitious dog"

    • D. 

      "Beware by not leaving your house, you will be safe"

  • 23. 
    What was Cleopatra famous for?
    • A. 

      Her beauty and intelligence

    • B. 

      Being a female pharaoh

    • C. 

      Her love story

    • D. 

      Having the child of Julius Caesar

  • 24. 
    Why is  Cleopatra's story so famous?
    • A. 

      Her family life

    • B. 

      Whom she loved and how she dies

    • C. 

      How Cleopatra lived

  • 25. 
    Why and how did Cleopatra die?
    • A. 

      She died by a poisonous snake that was in her bed when she was sleeping

    • B. 

      She was dragged through the streets of Rome to be jeered by Octavius

    • C. 

      She died by assassination as she went for a walk.

    • D. 

      She died by a poisonous snake bite because she did not want to be taken to Rome by Octavian.

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