King Lear - Act 3

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King Lear - Act 3 - Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What does Kent learn from one of Lear's knights?

    • A.

      That Lear is in envy

    • B.

      That Lear is close by

    • C.

      That Lear can't count

    Correct Answer
    B. That Lear is close by
    Explanation
    Kent learns from one of Lear's knights that Lear is close by. This implies that Lear is in the vicinity or nearby to Kent's current location. The knight's information provides Kent with knowledge about Lear's proximity, allowing him to potentially locate and interact with Lear.

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  • 2. 

    What does Kent order the knight to give to Cordelia

    • A.

      A message

    • B.

      A ring

    • C.

      A hearing

    Correct Answer
    B. A ring
    Explanation
    Kent orders the knight to give a ring to Cordelia. This implies that the ring holds some significance or message that Kent wants to convey to Cordelia. It could be a symbol of loyalty or a secret sign between them. The ring may serve as a way for Kent to communicate with Cordelia discreetly or to identify himself to her. Overall, the ring seems to be an important item in their communication or relationship.

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  • 3. 

    What does Gloucester ask of Edmund?

    • A.

      To fetch Lear

    • B.

      To distract the duke of Cornwall

    • C.

      To give the letter in his room about the invasion of the French to Gloucester

    Correct Answer
    B. To distract the duke of Cornwall
    Explanation
    Gloucester asks Edmund to distract the duke of Cornwall. This implies that Gloucester wants Edmund to divert the attention of the duke of Cornwall, possibly to create an opportunity for Gloucester to carry out a certain action or to prevent the duke from interfering with Gloucester's plans. The exact reason for this request is not provided in the question, but it suggests that Gloucester has a specific motive for wanting the duke distracted.

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  • 4. 

    Edmund plans to get Gloucester's title,land and other pocessions by?

    • A.

      Telling the duke of Cornwall about Gloucester's help with Lear and location

    • B.

      Killing Gloucester when he is asleep.

    • C.

      Inheriting it all after Glouceter's death.

    Correct Answer
    A. Telling the duke of Cornwall about Gloucester's help with Lear and location
    Explanation
    Edmund plans to get Gloucester's title, land, and other possessions by telling the Duke of Cornwall about Gloucester's help with Lear and his location. This suggests that Edmund intends to betray Gloucester and expose his involvement with Lear, potentially leading to Gloucester's downfall and Edmund inheriting his wealth and status.

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  • 5. 

    Edgar the"beggar" says before he was poor he was

    • A.

      Rich

    • B.

      Middle class

    • C.

      Not very rich

    Correct Answer
    A. Rich
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "rich" because Edgar, who is described as a "beggar," claims that he was wealthy before becoming poor. This suggests that he had a significant amount of money or possessions in the past.

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  • 6. 

    Lear tears his clothes with

    • A.

      Sympathy

    • B.

      Respect

    • C.

      Disgused

    Correct Answer
    A. Sympathy
    Explanation
    Lear tears his clothes with sympathy because in the play "King Lear" by William Shakespeare, Lear goes through a mental breakdown and becomes overwhelmed with grief and despair. He tears his clothes as a physical manifestation of his emotional turmoil and to express his deep sympathy for his own suffering and the suffering of others. This action symbolizes his vulnerability and his desire to strip away societal norms and expectations, allowing his true emotions to be seen.

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  • 7. 

    Regan tells Gloucester that it was Edmund who...

    • A.

      Loved him

    • B.

      Saved him

    • C.

      Betrayed him

    Correct Answer
    C. Betrayed him
    Explanation
    Regan tells Gloucester that it was Edmund who betrayed him. This means that Edmund, who is Regan's half-brother, has deceived or turned against Gloucester in some way. The exact details of the betrayal are not provided in the question, but it implies that Edmund has done something to harm or deceive Gloucester, possibly for personal gain or to further his own agenda.

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