The Tempest Act 3 Scene 2 Quiz

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This "The Tempest act 3 scene 2 quiz" is based on the play "The Tempest," which is written by the great English writer William Shakespeare. In this quiz, you will need to answer questions based on Act 3 and scene 2 of this play. If you have read this play thoroughly, you shouldn't have a problem getting a good score on this quiz. So, are you ready for it? Let us go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In Act 3, Scene 2 of Shakespeare's play "The Tempest," who is Caliban referring to when he says, "Be not afeard; the isle is full of noises, Sounds and sweet airs that give delight and hurt not"?

    • A.

      Ariel 

    • B.

      Miranda 

    • C.

      Prospero 

    • D.

      Stephano

    Correct Answer
    A. Ariel 
    Explanation
    Ariel is the correct answer. In this scene, Caliban is speaking to Ariel, who is a spirit and servant of Prospero. Caliban is assuring Ariel that the strange and enchanting sounds on the island should not be feared because they are created by Ariel's magic and do not pose harm.

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  • 2. 

    “My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack’ is this line there in Act 3?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The line "My man-monster hath drowned his tongue in sack" is indeed present in Act 3.

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  • 3. 

    This is the longest act of all the plays Shakespeare has written.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement claims that this is the longest act of all the plays Shakespeare has written. However, there is no specific act mentioned in the question, making it impossible to determine if it is the longest or not. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 4. 

    This act has the characters whom Shakespeare knew personally.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "This act has the characters whom Shakespeare knew personally" is false. Shakespeare did not personally know all the characters in his plays as many of them were fictional or based on historical figures. While Shakespeare may have known some people who inspired certain characters, it is not accurate to say that he personally knew all the characters in a specific act. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 5. 

    Caliban says that he, Trinculo, and Stephano must steal the books to take power from Prospero.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Caliban's statement suggests that he, along with Trinculo and Stephano, believe that stealing Prospero's books will give them power. This implies that they see the books as a source of knowledge or magic that can be used to gain control over others. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 6. 

    Why does Stephano want to become the ruler of the island kingdom?

    • A.

      The food is free

    • B.

      The water is free

    • C.

      The animals are free.

    • D.

      The music is free

    Correct Answer
    D. The music is free
    Explanation
    Stephano wants to become the ruler of the island kingdom because the music is free. This implies that Stephano is motivated by his love for music and sees the island kingdom as a place where he can freely enjoy and indulge in music without any restrictions or cost. This suggests that music holds a significant importance in Stephano's life and becoming the ruler would grant him the opportunity to have unlimited access to music.

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  • 7. 

    Which punishment did Caliban NOT suggest to Stephano? (line 84-89)

    • A.

      Smash and bash Prospero's skull

    • B.

      Stab Prospero in the belly

    • C.

      Cut Prospero's windpipe

    • D.

      Take out Prospero's organs.

    Correct Answer
    D. Take out Prospero's organs.
    Explanation
    Caliban did not suggest taking out Prospero's organs as a punishment to Stephano. This is evident from the given options where Caliban suggests smashing and bashing Prospero's skull, stabbing him in the belly, and cutting his windpipe. The option of taking out Prospero's organs is not mentioned, indicating that it was not suggested by Caliban.

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  • 8. 

    Ariel plays the music to lead the men astray and interrupt their plan.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that Ariel plays the music intentionally to mislead and disrupt the men's plan. This implies that Ariel is using music as a strategic tool to manipulate and divert the attention of the men, potentially causing them to deviate from their original intentions. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 9. 

    Why does Caliban often cry after waking up? (line 130-138)

    • A.

      He loves sleeping

    • B.

      He wanted to dream again because his dreams were fantastic.

    • C.

      Crying helps him wake up.

    Correct Answer
    B. He wanted to dream again because his dreams were fantastic.
    Explanation
    Caliban often cries after waking up because he longs to experience his fantastic dreams again. This suggests that his dreams are a source of joy and escapism for him, making him feel disappointed when he wakes up and realizes that they are not real.

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  • 10. 

    Who does Trinculo say Ariel is?

    • A.

      Nobody

    • B.

      Lord

    • C.

      Demon

    • D.

      Stupid

    Correct Answer
    A. Nobody
    Explanation
    Trinculo says Ariel is "Nobody" because he is unable to see Ariel, who is invisible to him at that moment. Trinculo mistakes Ariel's presence for a spirit or some form of supernatural being, but since he cannot see him, he refers to him as "Nobody." This confusion adds to the comedic element of the scene, as Trinculo tries to make sense of the situation.

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