Julius Caesar

25 Questions
Julius Caesar Quizzes & Trivia
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  • 1. 
    Caesar's ghost:
    • A. 

      Tells Cassius to beware

    • B. 

      Tells Brutus that he forgives him

    • C. 

      Tells Antony that Brutus is a noble man

    • D. 

      Tells Brutus that he'll see him on the battlefield

  • 2. 
    When Caesar's ghost appears at the end of Act IV, it's an example of:
    • A. 

      Hyperbole

    • B. 

      Anachronism

    • C. 

      Foreshadowing

    • D. 

      Metaphor

  • 3. 
    In Act V, this misinterpretation leads to the death of Cassius:
    • A. 

      Pindarus informs Cassius that Titinius has been overtaken

    • B. 

      Pindarus informs Cassius that Brutus has lost to Octavius

    • C. 

      Titinius informs Pindarus that Brutus has lost to Octavius

    • D. 

      Pindarus informs Cassius that his tents are invaded by the enemy

  • 4. 
    There is a lot of arguing in Act 4. In the argument about battle strategy between Brutus and Cassius, what decision is reached?
    • A. 

      Brutus and Cassius will wait for Antony and Octavius' troops to arrive in Sardis.

    • B. 

      Brutus will attack the right and Cassius will attack the left.

    • C. 

      Brutus and Cassius will march forward and meet Antony and Octavius.

    • D. 

      Brutus and Cassius will circle around and approach Antony and Octavius from behind.

  • 5. 
    In Act 4, Mark Antony reveals his arrogance when he:
    • A. 

      Refers to Lepidus as a slight, unmeritable man

    • B. 

      Wants to cut off some of the legacies in Caesar's will

    • C. 

      Adds his nephew to the list of people who will be killed

    • D. 

      Has his toga embellished with golden threads

  • 6. 
    In Act IV, we learn that Portia:
    • A. 

      Is on her way to Sardis

    • B. 

      Has committed suicide

    • C. 

      Has been murdered

    • D. 

      Is contemplating suicide

  • 7. 
    What message does the Soothsayer give to Julius Caesar?
    • A. 

      Beware the Ides of March.

    • B. 

      Beware the conspiracy.

    • C. 

      Beware the Ides of May.

    • D. 

      Beware Brutus and Cassius.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following unusual scenes was NOT witnessed by Casca in scene III of Act I?
    • A. 

      A man whose left hand was on fire but did not burn

    • B. 

      A lion at the Capitol that looked at him but did not attack

    • C. 

      One-hundred frightened women who saw men on fire walking the streets

    • D. 

      A serpent breathing fire in the marketplace

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of the notes Cassius sent with Cinna at the end of Act I?
    • A. 

      To remind Caesar to meet at the Capitol

    • B. 

      To assure Brutus that plans for the conspiracy were in place

    • C. 

      To convince Brutus that the Roman people needed him to join the conspiracy

    • D. 

      To warn Caesar about Brutus' betrayal

  • 10. 
    Choose the letter beside the words that correctly fill in the blanks. "__________ die many times before their deaths; the __________ never taste of death but once."
    • A. 

      Peasants, wealthy

    • B. 

      The weak, strong

    • C. 

      Cowards, wise

    • D. 

      Cowards, valiant

  • 11. 
    Calphurnia has a terrible nightmare in Act II, Scene II. What happens in the nightmare?
    • A. 

      Calphurnia enters the Capitol and finds Caesar lying in his own blood.

    • B. 

      Caesar's statue spouts blood, and Romans smile as they bathe their hands in it.

    • C. 

      Senators sit around a coffin laughing jubilantly. Inside the coffin is the body of Caesar.

    • D. 

      The ghost of Pompey returns to announce the death of Julius Caesar.

  • 12. 
    Who convinces Casear to go to the Capitol?
    • A. 

      Calphurnia

    • B. 

      Brutus

    • C. 

      Decius

    • D. 

      Antony

  • 13. 
    What does Artemidorus write in his letter to Caesar?
    • A. 

      Praise for his great success

    • B. 

      A request for help

    • C. 

      An update on a personal matter

    • D. 

      A warning about the conspiracy

  • 14. 
    Which character has "a man's mind, but a woman's might"?
    • A. 

      Portia

    • B. 

      Caesar

    • C. 

      Cassius

    • D. 

      Calphurnia

  • 15. 
    Trebonius is the only conspirator who did NOT stab Caesar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Antony shook the conspirators' bloody hands.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Antony honestly hates Caesar.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Antony gives a funeral oration for Caesar that turns the Plebeians against the conspirators.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Besides the conspirators, Portia and Artemidorus, who else is aware of the conspirators' plan?
    • A. 

      Publius

    • B. 

      Popillus

    • C. 

      Cicero

  • 20. 
    What did Caesar leave to every man in Rome in his will?
    • A. 

      An endless supply of food

    • B. 

      A sum of his personal money

    • C. 

      An acre of land

  • 21. 
    “If that friend demand why Brutus rose against Caesar, this is my answer: Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more.” Who said this?
    • A. 

      Brutus

    • B. 

      Antony

    • C. 

      Publius

  • 22. 
    “You are not wood, you are not stones, but men; and being men, hearing the will of Caesar, it will inflame you, it will make you mad.”  Who says this?
    • A. 

      Antony

    • B. 

      Portia

    • C. 

      Brutus

  • 23. 
    “You know not what you do. Do not consent. That Antony speak in his funeral. Know you how much the people may be moved by that which he will utter?” Who says this?
    • A. 

      Metellus

    • B. 

      Cassius

    • C. 

      Caesar

  • 24. 
    One of the arguments between Cassius and Brutus is about:
    • A. 

      Brutus refusing to send gold to Cassius

    • B. 

      Brutus taking charge of the battle strategy

    • C. 

      Cassius taking bribes to fund his army

    • D. 

      Cassius spending his money on wine

  • 25. 
    Throughout the play, Brutus is motivated by:
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Devotion

    • C. 

      Envy

    • D. 

      Honor