Much Ado Test 2

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Much Ado About Nothing Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the play take place?
    • A. 

      Verona

    • B. 

      Padua

    • C. 

      Messina

    • D. 

      Florence

  • 2. 
    Who is the Prince of Aragon?
    • A. 

      Dogberry

    • B. 

      Don Pedro

    • C. 

      Leonato

    • D. 

      Sir Conrade

  • 3. 
    Who is called "Lady Disdain"?
    • A. 

      Hero

    • B. 

      Margaret

    • C. 

      Ursula

    • D. 

      Beatrice

  • 4. 
    Which two people claim, at the beginning of the play, that they will never marry anyone?
    • A. 

      Beatrice and Benedick

    • B. 

      Don Pedro and Don John

    • C. 

      Borachio and Margaret

    • D. 

      Hero and Claudio

  • 5. 
    A cuckold is:
    • A. 

      A bachelor

    • B. 

      A man whose wife commits adultery

    • C. 

      A rebel who opposes the ruling monarch

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    At the beginning of the play, Don Pedro and his men are returning from:
    • A. 

      A war against France

    • B. 

      A pilgimage to find the Holy Grail

    • C. 

      A war against Don John

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Who is said to be an "ass"?
    • A. 

      Conrade

    • B. 

      Borachio

    • C. 

      Verges

    • D. 

      Dogberry

  • 8. 
    In the war, Claudio served Don Pedro well despite his:
    • A. 

      Ugliness

    • B. 

      Youth

    • C. 

      Arrogance

    • D. 

      Carelessness

  • 9. 
    Beatrice advises her cousin Hero to:
    • A. 

      Tell her father her true feelings about any marriage proposal she gets

    • B. 

      Marry the first man who asks her

    • C. 

      Remain a maiden and lead the apes into hell

    • D. 

      Reject Don Pedro

  • 10. 
    Claudio begs Leonato's forgiveness, and Leonato says the Claudio can do penance by:
    • A. 

      Proclaiming Hero's purity throughout the city

    • B. 

      Hanging an epitaph and singing at her tomb

    • C. 

      Marrying Hero's cousin

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Hero removes her veil, a literal mask, while Beatrice and Benedick:
    • A. 

      Put on masks for the party to avoid seeing each other

    • B. 

      Remove their emotional masks and admit their love for each other

    • C. 

      Sing a wedding song for Claudio and Hero

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    As many of Shakespeare's comedies do,  Much Ado About Nothing ends in:
    • A. 

      Marriage and dancing

    • B. 

      Multiple deaths

    • C. 

      A fake funeral

    • D. 

      A war between brothers

  • 13. 
    Beatrice and Benedick are character foils to:
    • A. 

      Ursula and Antonio

    • B. 

      Borachio and Margaret

    • C. 

      Hero and Claudio

    • D. 

      Don John and Don Pedro

  • 14. 
    After he determines to love Beatrice, Benedick changes by:
    • A. 

      Shaving his beard

    • B. 

      Wearing cologne

    • C. 

      Wearing nicer clothes

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    After she is shamed at her wedding, Hero becomes so upset that she:
    • A. 

      Runs away

    • B. 

      Has a heart attack and dies

    • C. 

      Faints

    • D. 

      Sings a song

  • 16. 
    The friar believes:
    • A. 

      Don Pedro is right

    • B. 

      Don John is right

    • C. 

      Hero is right

    • D. 

      Claudio is right

  • 17. 
    After Beatrice and Benedick admit their love, Benedick eventually agrees to:
    • A. 

      Overthrow Don Pedro

    • B. 

      Get a mob together and go after Don John

    • C. 

      Challenge Claudio to a duel (to the death)

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Since Borachio changes throughout the play, he can be seen as a:
    • A. 

      Static character

    • B. 

      Dynamic character

    • C. 

      Soliloquy

    • D. 

      Flat character

  • 19. 
    "That a woman conceived me, I thank her; that she brought me up, I likewise give her most humble thanks: but that I will have a recheat winded in my forehead, or hang my bugle in an invisible baldrick, all women shall pardon me. Because I will not do them the wrong to mistrust any, I will do myself the right to trust none; and the fine is, for the which I may go the finer, I will live a bachelor." Who says this quote?
    • A. 

      Benedick

    • B. 

      Don John

    • C. 

      Don Pedro

    • D. 

      Claudio

  • 20. 
    "I had rather be a canker in a hedge than a rose in his grace, and it better fits my blood to be disdained of all than to fashion a carriage to rob love from any: in this, though I cannot be said to be a flattering honest man, it must not be denied but I am a plain-dealing villain. I am trusted with a muzzle and enfranchised with a clog; therefore I have decreed not to sing in my cage. If I had my mouth, I would bite; if I had my liberty, I would do my liking: in the meantime let me be that I am and seek not to alter me." Who says this quote?
    • A. 

      Benedick

    • B. 

      Don John

    • C. 

      Don Pedro

    • D. 

      Claudio

  • 21. 
    "I warrant thee, Claudio, the time shall not go dully by us. I will in the interim undertake one of Hercules' labours; which is, to bring Signior Benedick and the Lady Beatrice into a mountain of affection the one with the other. I would fain have it a match, and I doubt not but to fashion it, if you three will but minister such assistance as I shall give you direction." Who says this quote?
    • A. 

      Benedick

    • B. 

      Don John

    • C. 

      Don Pedro

    • D. 

      Claudio

  • 22. 
    "There, Leonato, take her back again: Give not this rotten orange to your friend; She's but the sign and semblance of her honour." Who says this quote?
    • A. 

      Benedick

    • B. 

      Claudio

    • C. 

      Don John

    • D. 

      Friar Francis

  • 23. 
    "And when I lived, I was your other wife: And when you loved, you were my other husband." Who says this quote
    • A. 

      Hero

    • B. 

      Beatrice

    • C. 

      Ursula

    • D. 

      Margaret

  • 24. 
    He was paid 1000 ducats to discredit Hero.
    • A. 

      Conrade

    • B. 

      Borachio

    • C. 

      Dogberry

    • D. 

      Don John

  • 25. 
    This man believes Hero is innocent because of her blushes and facial expression.
    • A. 

      Leonato

    • B. 

      Leonato's Brother

    • C. 

      Greg

    • D. 

      Friar Francis