Mr. Dalton's Eng 11 Crucible And Semester Test

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Mr. Dalton

This is the semester final for 11th grade English at Yellville-Summit High School.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Using complete sentences, write a thoughtful essay responding to one of the following questions.1.)Who is the most admirable OR despicable character in the play, and why? What is the larger message that Miller sends through this character?2.) Argue whether or not Abigail is a victim of her society. Can she be excused/pardoned because of the influence of outside forces upon her? Examine the events from her past and present, and make connections between these events and her behavior. What is the larger message that Miller sends through this character?
  • 2. 
    What is the paradox that the Salem tragedy developed from?
    • A. 

      The theocracy was created to keep the community in a balance between order and freedom.

    • B. 

      If there is an exception to every rule, then every rule must have at least one exception, excepting this one.

    • C. 

      Man learns from history that man learns nothing from history.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What did the witch-hunt allow the Puritans to do that hey had not been able to in the past?
    • A. 

      Interact socially with their neighbors

    • B. 

      Celebrate their religion in public

    • C. 

      Speak of revenge

    • D. 

      Further the educational system

  • 4. 
    What did the Reverend catch Betty and Abigail doing?
    • A. 

      Running

    • B. 

      Dancing

    • C. 

      Swimming

    • D. 

      Reading

  • 5. 
    What does Reverend Parris mean when he says to Abigail “Your name in town-it is entirely white, is it not?”
    • A. 

      That her name is pure in the town

    • B. 

      That her name is been cleared in the town

    • C. 

      That her name is known throughout the town

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    What does the conversation in Act 1 between Abigail, Mercy, and Marry Warren reveal about the their relationship?
    • A. 

      Marry Warren is easily pushed around

    • B. 

      Abigail is the boss of the group

    • C. 

      Mercy Lewis follows what Abigail says

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    What is the main reason Abigail wants to kill Goody Proctor?
    • A. 

      She wants to have a relationship with Goody Proctor’s husband

    • B. 

      She is upset because Goody Proctor fired her

    • C. 

      She is jealous of the family and children that Good Proctor has had

    • D. 

      She is jealous of her pretty hair

  • 8. 
    In Act I, what does Rebecca Nurse say is wrong with the girls?
    • A. 

      They have gone crazy from the lack of sunlight

    • B. 

      They have been taken over by witchcraft

    • C. 

      They have seen the devil

    • D. 

      They are just acting like teenagers. Give them some time and they will come around.

  • 9. 
    What motivated Miller to write The Crucible when he did? 
    • A. 

      World War II was just ending

    • B. 

      JKF had been shot

    • C. 

      The Red Scare was going on in the United States

    • D. 

      It was around Halloween

  • 10. 
    What does Giles say that his wife does?  
    • A. 

      Read something other than the Bible

    • B. 

      Cast spells on people in the neighborhood

    • C. 

      Pray aloud and in different languages

    • D. 

      Dance in the forest

  • 11. 
    From the first conversation in Act II we see a conversation between John Proctor and his wife Elizabeth. What can you infer about their relationship?
    • A. 

      They have a strong loving relationship built on trust.

    • B. 

      Their relationship is strained due to a lack of trust and honesty.

    • C. 

      Their relationship is over and they can’t stand each other any more.

    • D. 

      They have been married a long time and can read each other’s thoughts.

  • 12. 
    In Act II, Elizabeth calls her husband out on his hesitation on going to Salem to try and stop the trial.  What does she think is stopping him from going?
    • A. 

      His fear of crowded places

    • B. 

      His love of Abigail

    • C. 

      His fear of being called a witch

    • D. 

      His fear that his wife is a witch

  • 13. 
    What motivation does the court seem to have?
    • A. 

      To uncover the truth and nothing but the truth

    • B. 

      To scare people into confessing crimes they did not commit

    • C. 

      To do the work of the Bible

    • D. 

      To see that justice is done

  • 14. 
    How does Mary Warren decide that Goody Osburn is a witch in Act II?
    • A. 

      Mary feels like Goody Osburn is choking her.

    • B. 

      Mary got sick after Good Osburn came to the door asking for food. As Goody Osburn walked away from her she mumbled.

    • C. 

      Goody Osburn could not recite her Ten Commandments.

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 15. 
    What does the metaphor “The promise that a stallion gives a mare I gave that girl!” suggest about Proctor and Abigail’s relationship?
    • A. 

      He gave her a promise that he would leave his wife for her.

    • B. 

      He gave her no promise of a future, it was purely physical.

    • C. 

      They loved each other deeply

    • D. 

      He promised that he would give her many children

  • 16. 
     Hale looks at all of the following to decide if the Proctor’s have a Christian home except?
    • A. 

      If they go to church

    • B. 

      If they know their Ten Commandments

    • C. 

      If they own a copy of the Bible

    • D. 

      If their children go to church

  • 17. 
    How has Mary Warren set up Elizabeth Proctor?
    • A. 

      She tells the court she sees Elizabeth dealing with the devil.

    • B. 

      She tells the court she sees Elizabeth reading things in secret.

    • C. 

      She gives Elizabeth a kettle and soup

    • D. 

      She gives Elizabeth a poppet with a pin in it.

  • 18. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 19. 
    What does Proctor say is walking around Salem?
    • A. 

      Vengeance

    • B. 

      Silence

    • C. 

      Revenge

    • D. 

      Death

  • 20. 
    In Act III, what does Giles mean when he says that he has “broke charity” with his wife?
    • A. 

      He has spent her money.

    • B. 

      He has betrayed her trust.

    • C. 

      He has given her money to charity.

    • D. 

      He now pities his wife and sees her as charity

  • 21. 
    All of the following are offered as proof that the girls are frauds except:
    • A. 

      A petition signed by the community stating that Rebecca Nurse, Martha Corey, and Elizabeth Proctor are good women and have not done anything to indicate that they have dealings with the devil.

    • B. 

      A deposition sating that Thomas Putnam was having his daughter cry witchcraft in order to gain land from others.

    • C. 

      Mary Warren’s deposition stating that the girls are not telling the truth.

    • D. 

      John Proctor’s deposition stating that he had an affair with Abigail Williams.

  • 22. 
    What does Proctor find out about his wife from Danforth?
    • A. 

      She is going to hang

    • B. 

      She has been pressed.

    • C. 

      She is pregnant.

    • D. 

      She has confessed to witchcraft.

  • 23. 
    What does Abigail do when confronted by Hawthorne about the cries of witchcraft being lies?
    • A. 

      She acts offended that he would even question her.

    • B. 

      She attempts to leave the room

    • C. 

      She pretends to see Marry Warren’s spirit in the form of a bird.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    In the courthouse, how does Danforth check Proctor’s story?
    • A. 

      He asks Abigail to tell the truth and he trusts her story

    • B. 

      He takes a poll of the people standing in the courtroom to see if they believe him

    • C. 

      He brings Elizabeth in and asks her why she fired Abigail

    • D. 

      He brings Martha Corey in to second his story

  • 25. 
    While in the courthouse, how does Mary Warren ultimately react under the pressure of the girls?
    • A. 

      She breaks down and points her finger at John Proctor saying he is with the devil.

    • B. 

      She gets so upset that she runs out of the room crying hysterically.

    • C. 

      She stands strong and the judges believe what she is saying

    • D. 

      She sticks to her story and doesn't falter with the truth.

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