Trivia Quiz: The Tempest Play Act 3

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Trivia Quiz: The Tempest Play Act 3

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What did Miranda do to disobey her father?
    • A. 

      She talked to Ferdinand.

    • B. 

      She told Ferdinand what her name was.

    • C. 

      She offered to help Ferdinand carry the logs.

    • D. 

      She was too talkative.

  • 2. 
    What does Miranda's name mean?
    • A. 

      Admired

    • B. 

      Wonderful

    • C. 

      Pleasure

    • D. 

      Beautiful

  • 3. 
    Why does Miranda say, "And prompt me, plain and holy innocence!"?
    • A. 

      She wants to get to the point quickly that she loves Ferdinand.

    • B. 

      She is praising Ferdinand for being plain, holy and innocent.

    • C. 

      She is telling herself not to lie.

    • D. 

      She is describing her own personality.

  • 4. 
    Why does Ferdinand say that Prospero is "composed of harshness"?
    • A. 

      Because Prospero is mean compared to his daughter.

    • B. 

      Becasue he thinks that Prospero is evil.

    • C. 

      Because Prospero does not force him to do things.

    • D. 

      Because Prospero forced him to do a lot of harsh work, just like a slave.

  • 5. 
    What would Ferdinand rather do instead of Miranda helping him with the logs.
    • A. 

      Injure his legs and break a bone in his back.

    • B. 

      Strain his muscles and break his back.

    • C. 

      Die of hard work and tiredness.

    • D. 

      Become crippled for life.

  • 6. 
    Who does Caliban refer to when he says, "I am subject to a tyrant, a sorcerer that by his cunning hath cheated me of the island"?
  • 7. 
    Why does Stephano think that Trinculo said "thou liest" to Caliban?
    • A. 

      Because Ariel made him think that by medling with his brain

    • B. 

      Because Ariel pretends to be Trinculo while speaking but does not reveal himself

    • C. 

      Because he wants Trinculo to say that

    • D. 

      Because Trinculo really said that

  • 8. 
    What is Stephano's plan?
    • A. 

      Help Caliban gain his rights and leave the island to go back home

    • B. 

      Kill Prospero and rule the island with Miranda

    • C. 

      Kill Prospero and rule the island himself

    • D. 

      Rule the island with Caliban and destroy Prospero and Miranda

  • 9. 
    What does Trinculo mean by "dirty work"?
    • A. 

      Killing animals for food

    • B. 

      Killing other monsters on the island

    • C. 

      Killing Prospero

    • D. 

      Making a shelter out of natural materials for themselves

  • 10. 
    Why is burning the magic books so important?
    • A. 

      So that the people will never learn magic again

    • B. 

      Just for the joy of destroying Prospero's belongings

    • C. 

      Because they are very precious to Prospero and it would break his heart to see them burned

    • D. 

      Without the books, Prospero is just a normal person since he cannot command the spirits anymore

  • 11. 
    Why does Antonio and Sebastian talk aside to each other?
    • A. 

      They are standing away from Gonzalo.

    • B. 

      They are standing next to each other so they don't need to say it too loud.

    • C. 

      They are discussing something secretly and don't want to be heard by Gonzalo.

    • D. 

      They want to say it really loudly so that Gonzalo can hear as well.

  • 12. 
    What is the point of Ariel's "long speech" to Alonso, Antonio and Sebastian?
    • A. 

      To frighten them and make them think of what bad things they have done to Prospero.

    • B. 

      To prove to them that god knows what evil things they have done.

    • C. 

      To let them think they have gone crazy.

    • D. 

      To make them feel scared.

  • 13. 
    Why does Gonzalo say, "All three of them are desperate"?
    • A. 

      Because they are desperate to go to the toilet.

    • B. 

      They have gone crazy because they have seen 'harpies'.

    • C. 

      They are desperate to go back home.

    • D. 

      Because they have gone crazy in despair for the guilty things they have done.

  • 14. 
    What does 'mocks and mows' mean?
  • 15. 
    Why are the swords too 'massy' for Antonio, Alonso and Sebastian's strength?
    • A. 

      Because the swords are too big and cannot be used.

    • B. 

      Because they are magically going to make the swords so heavy that they cannot carry it.

    • C. 

      Because they are very weak and tired.

    • D. 

      Because the harpies have attached 10kg of lead to each of the swords.

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