Quiz On The Crucible Play By Arthur Miller! Trivia

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Quiz On The Crucible Play By Arthur Miller! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Reverend Parris sees his daughter and the other girls dancing in the forest, he concludes that they
    • A. 

      Are heathens.

    • B. 

      Are enjoying themselves.

    • C. 

      Are engaging in witchcraft.

    • D. 

      Have come under Tituba's spell.

  • 2. 
    Reverend Parris fears the villagers' response to the rumor that his daughter has come under a spell because
    • A. 

      He fears the work of the devil

    • B. 

      It will upset the peaceful village

    • C. 

      It confirms suspicions about his daughter

    • D. 

      It could cost him his ministry and his daughter's life

  • 3. 
    Reverend Parris sends for Reverend John Hale of Beverly because
    • A. 

      They are good friends

    • B. 

      Hale attended Harvard

    • C. 

      Hale is the authority on witches

    • D. 

      He hopes Hale will talk sense into Betty

  • 4. 
    What conclusion can you draw about Abigail's discharge from the Proctors'?
    • A. 

      Abigail is a lazy servant

    • B. 

      Goody Proctor was a demanding employer

    • C. 

      Abigail left on good terms

    • D. 

      Goody Proctor suspected the relationship between her husband and Abigail

  • 5. 
    The real reason John Proctor avoids going to Salem is that he
    • A. 

      Thinks the proceedings are absurd

    • B. 

      Is afraid of leaving his wife, who is not well

    • C. 

      Is busy sowing the fields and working the farm

    • D. 

      Fears that Abigail will reveal their adulterous affair

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is NOT used as evidence against Elizabeth Proctor?
    • A. 

      She mumbles the Ten Commandments

    • B. 

      She possesses a poppet with a needle in its belly

    • C. 

      She says that Abigail "must be ripped out of the world"

    • D. 

      Abigail discovers a needle in her own belly

  • 7. 
    According to Elizabeth Proctor, the motivation behind Abigail's accusation against her is Abigail's
    • A. 

      Desire for honesty and truth

    • B. 

      Hysteria, which has gripped much of the village

    • C. 

      Desire for Elizabeth to hang so that she can marry John Proctor

    • D. 

      Desire for revenge for being dismissed from the Proctor household

  • 8. 
    What does Deputy Governor Danforth represent or symbolize in court?
    • A. 

      Hope

    • B. 

      Fair-minded law

    • C. 

      Equal justice for all

    • D. 

      All-powerful authority

  • 9. 
    Proctor rejects the compromise that would grant his wife freedom for one year because he
    • A. 

      Doesn't want to upset his wife

    • B. 

      Has a grander goal of overthrowing the court

    • C. 

      No longer loves his wife and wants to see her hang

    • D. 

      Realizes that he must also stand up for his friends and their accused wives

  • 10. 
    When someone offers evidence that questions the court's authority, the
    • A. 

      Person is hailed a hero

    • B. 

      Person is thrown out of court

    • C. 

      Person is then suspected of being a witch

    • D. 

      Evidence is recorded and considered by the court

  • 11. 
    What conclusion about current life in Salem can be drawn from the fact that orphans beg for food and cows roam the streets?
    • A. 

      The community is in a state of chaos.

    • B. 

      Salem is no longer a farming community.

    • C. 

      The trials have turned people toward witchcraft.

    • D. 

      The witches in prison ar casting spells on the village.

  • 12. 
    Through her test of character, Elizabeth has learned that
    • A. 

      She is guilty of doing the Devil's work

    • B. 

      Abigail is not a bad person

    • C. 

      She was right to suspect her husband's loyalty

    • D. 

      Her cold heart was partly to blame for her husband's infidelity

  • 13. 
    In the final scene, Elizabeth will not plead with her husband because
    • A. 

      She fears that they will hang her too

    • B. 

      John refuses to hear what she has to say

    • C. 

      Even in the face of death, she cannot forgive him

    • D. 

      She does not want to take away her husband's chance for salvation